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File #: 1267-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/17/2013 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To amend the 2013 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer cash and appropriation within the Streets and Highways Bonds Fund; to authorize the Finance and Management Director to establish purchase orders with multiple vendors for the purchase of commodities, supplies and materials for school flashers, pavement marking, longitudinal channelizers, traffic sign upgrades and traffic signal equipment per the terms and conditions of an existing citywide universal term contract or informal/formal bidding for the Division of Planning and Operations;; to authorize the expenditure of $1,152,222.00 from the Streets and Highways G.O. Bonds Fund for this purpose; and to declare an emergency. ($1,152,222.00)
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
The Division of Planning and Operations utilizes school flashers, pavement marking materials, traffic signs and traffic signals throughout the city, these purchases can be capitalized. These supplies and materials are necessary to ensure traffic safety throughout the City of Columbus. The Purchasing Office has completed bidding or has established universal term contracts (UTC) for the purchase of these commodities.

This ordinance authorizes purchases of commodities per terms and conditions of these existing UTC contracts or bidding that has been completed:

Baldwin & Sours, Inc.
5263 Trabue Road
Columbus, Ohio 43228
School Flasher Units
FL004931/SA003915: $168,315.00
Pedestrian Signal Equipment
FL005336/SA004507: $60,000.00
Audible Pedestrian Signals
TBD/SA004910: $85,000.00

General Supply & Services, Inc.
School Flasher Poles and Foundations
FL004934/SA003916: $57,454.00
Strain Poles
FL005381/SA004589: $20,000.00

General Traffic Equipment Co.
259 Broadway
Newburgh, NY 12550
Pedestrian Signal Equipment
FL005335\SA004507: $26,000.00

Path Master, Inc.
1960 Midway Dr.
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Pedestrian Signal Equipment
FL005334\SA004507: $36,000.00
Signal Tethering Supplies
RP032365/SO043259/BE018840: $16,453.00
Pedestal Poles
FL005337/SA004501: $100,000.00
Strain Poles
FL005382/SA004589: $90,000.00

Traffic Control Products, Inc.
Signal Loop Sealant
FL005309/SA004484: $43,000.00

VSI Sales, LLC.
Pedestal Poles
FL005338/SA004501: $25,000.00


Ennis Paint, Inc. dba Ennis Traffic Safety Solutions
Pavement Marking Materials
FL004932/SA003907: $250,000.00

Potters Industries
Reflective Glass Spheres
FL005137/SA004218: $50,000.00

Flint Trading, Inc.
Performed Thermoplastic Materials
FL004970/SA003971: $50,000.00

Qwick Kurb
Longitudinal Channelizers
FL005130/SA004214: $25,000.00

The total cost of the commodities needed is $1,102,222.00

Monies need to be encumbered for two traffic projects. One project requires traffic poles and equipment ...

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