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File #: 1390-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/31/2013 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 enter into a contract with E.H. Wachs for the purchase of Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws for the Division of Water and to authorize the expenditure of $48,680.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($48,680.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD1390-2013 Bid Tab, 2. ORD1390-2013 Recommendation, 3. ORD1390-2013 Information
Explanation
BACKGROUND:    This legislation authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with E.H. Wachs for the purchase of Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws for the Division of Water.  The Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws will be used by our Distribution Maintenance Section to cut ductile pipe during excavations.
 
The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with Section 329.06 (Solicitation SA004954).  Sixty seven (67) vendors (64 MAJ/3 MBR) were solicited and one (1) bid (1 MAJ) was received and opened on May 23, 2013.  
 
The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.  
 
SUPPLIER:  E.H. Wachs, Contract Compliance Number:  36-1258310, expires 06/13/2013.  This supplier does not hold MBE/FBE status.
FISCAL IMPACT:  $48,680.00 is budgeted for this purchase.  The Division of Water did not have purchase of similar items in 2012 or 2011.  
  
Title
To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with E.H. Wachs for the purchase of Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws for the Division of Water and to authorize the expenditure of $48,680.00 from the Water Operating Fund.  ($48,680.00)
 
Body
WHEREAS, Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws are required by the Division of Water to be used by our Distribution Maintenance Section to cut ductile pipe during excavations; and  
 
WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office opened formal bids on May 23, 2013 for the purchase of Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws for the Division of Water; and
WHEREAS, the Division of Water recommends an award to be made to the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder, E.H. Wachs; and
WHEREAS, a contract will be issued by the Purchasing Office in accordance with the terms, conditions and specifications of Solicitation Number: SA004954 on file in the Purchasing Office; now, therefore
BE IT ORADINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:
SECTION 1.  That the Director of Finance and Management be and is hereby authorized to establish a contract with E.H. Wachs for the purchase of a Diamond Wire Guillotine Saws for the Division of Water, in accordance with specifications on file in the Purchasing Office.
 
SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $48,680.00 much thereof as may be needed is hereby authorized from Water Operating Fund 600, Department 60-09, OCA Code 602730, Object Level One 06, Object Level Three 6651, to pay the cost thereof.
 
SECTION 3. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.
SECTION 4.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.