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File #: 1462-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/11/2013 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize the City Auditor to transfer $373,200.20 within the voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund 702; to amend the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 0645-2013; to authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contract with A-1 Tree Service for the Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal Summer 2013 Bid #7 Project; to authorize the expenditure of $350,641.00 and a contingency of $30,000.00 for a total of $380,641.00 from the voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($380,641.00)
Explanation
Background:
Bids were received by the Recreation and Parks Department on May 29, 2013 for the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Tree Removal Summer 2013 Bid #7 Project as follows:
Status Bid Amount
A-1 Tree Service MAJ $350,641
National Tree Care MAJ $538,234

The work for which proposals are invited consists of: removal of trees, stump grinding, and other such work as may be necessary to complete the contract in accordance with the plans and specifications.
Planning Areas: citywide

Principal Parties:
A-1 Tree Service
Earl Boyd (Contact)
5559 SR 73
Hillsboro, OH 45133
937-205-1553 (Phone)
42-1592760 compliant through: 1/29/2015
0+ (Columbus Employees)

Title

To authorize the City Auditor to transfer $373,200.20 within the voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund 702; to amend the 2013 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 0645-2013; to authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contract with A-1 Tree Service for the Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal Summer 2013 Bid #7 Project; to authorize the expenditure of $350,641.00 and a contingency of $30,000.00 for a total of $380,641.00 from the voted Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($380,641.00)

Body

WHEREAS, bids were received by the Recreation and Parks Department on May 29, 2013 for the EAB Tree Removal Summer 2013 Bid #7 Project; and
WHEREAS, funds are being moved to alternate projects within Fund 702 to establish correct funding project detail location for the EAB Tree Removal Summer 2013 Bid #7 Project; and

WHEREAS, the 2013 Capital Improvement Budget will be amended to reflect the fund transfers from projects within Fund 702; and

WHEREAS, the contract will be awarded to A-1 Tree Service as the lowest and best responsive bidder; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual operation of the Recreation and Parks Department that it is immediately necessary to enter into said contract so that work may proceed during ...

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