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File #: 1488-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/12/2013 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To request Columbus City Council to authorize and direct the Director of Public Utilities and Director of Public Service to modify all contracts and agreements by assigning all past, present, and future contracts and purchase orders with W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC to Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group; and to declare an emergency. ($0)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1488-2013 Name Change
Explanation
 
1. BACKGROUND:  This legislation is to authorize the assignment of all past, present, and future business done by the City of Columbus with W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC to Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group.  This change will reflect a company name change and Federal Identification number change for all contracts and purchase orders established with W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC.
W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC will now become Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group and the previous vendor number / Federal Identification number 31-1702689 will change to 34-1134715.  Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group acquired W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC on June 1, 2013.  The City has received a letter stating GPD Group will complete current contracts in progress under the same terms and compensation already in place.
2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE INFO:
Former Company Name: W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC | 31-1702689 | 9/12/14| MAJ
Current Company Name: Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group | 34-1134715 | 3/25/15 | MAJ
Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group 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.
 
3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency designation is requested in order to cancel and re-establish current contracts to continue making payments without delays.
 
4. FISCAL IMPACT: No financial impact is anticipated.  Current contracts will be cancelled and re-established with identical funding.
 
Title
 
To request Columbus City Council to authorize and direct the Director of Public Utilities and Director of Public Service to modify all contracts and agreements by assigning all past, present, and future contracts and purchase orders with W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC to Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group; and to declare an emergency. ($0)
 
Body
 
WHEREAS, the City of Columbus through the Department of Public Utilities and Director of Public Service has established various contracts and agreements with W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC; and
 
WHEREAS, W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC has been acquired by Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group, and  has agreed to honor the past, present and future purchase orders established; and
 
WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities, in that it is immediately necessary to request Columbus City Council to authorize the Director of Public Utilities and Director of Public Service to assign all contracts past, present, and future of W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC to Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group, in an emergency manner in order to cancel and re-establish current contracts and avoid overdue payments, for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property and safety; now therefore,
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:
 
SECTION 1.  That the Director of Public Utilities and Director of Public Service be and are hereby authorized and directed to modify all past, present and future contracts and purchase orders pursuant to those contracts to reflect the change of the company name and FID number of W.E. Stilson Consulting Group, LLC, FID #31-1702689 to Glaus, Pyle, Schomer, Burns & DeHaven, Inc. dba GPD Group, FID #34-1134715.
 
SECTION 2.  That this modification is in accordance with Section 329.16 of the Columbus City Codes.
 
SECTION 3.  That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this Ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.