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File #: 1277-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2013 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2013 Final action: 7/18/2013
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish blanket purchase orders for the purchase of automobiles and light duty trucks for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water; to authorize the expenditure of $419,000.00 from the Water Operating Fund; to establish an Auditor's Certificate in the amount of $419,000.00 for the expenditures listed within this legislation. ($419,000.00)
Explanation

This ordinance will establish an Auditor's Certificate and authorize blanket purchase orders for the purchase of needed automobiles and light duty trucks from current and pending Universal Term Contracts. The Department of Finance and Management will establish all contracts and awards in accordance with Columbus City Code 329. The Department of Finance and Management/Purchasing Office will introduce legislation for Columbus City Council approval to establish the Universal Term Contracts.

This legislation is being processed to establish an Auditor's Certificate for the required funding to enter into the blanket purchase orders with the awarded vendors on an as-needed basis. All automobile and light duty truck term contracts will be established through the Department of Finance and Management/Purchasing Office and all blanket purchase orders must be approved by the Director of Finance and Management. The funding established on this ordinance cannot be used for any other purposes.

Universal Term Contracts
Automobiles
Light Duty Trucks

Fiscal Impact:
$419,000.00 is required and budgeted in the Water Operating Fund to meet the financial obligations of these various expenditures.

$369,834.18 was spent in 2012
$487,913.00 was spent in 2011

Title
To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish blanket purchase orders for the purchase of automobiles and light duty trucks for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water; to authorize the expenditure of $419,000.00 from the Water Operating Fund; to establish an Auditor's Certificate in the amount of $419,000.00 for the expenditures listed within this legislation. ($419,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office has current and pending universal term contracts to acquire various automobiles and light duty trucks for the Division of Water; and

WHEREAS, funding is available for these expenditures from the Water Operating Fund; and

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