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File #: 1515-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2013 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a purchase order with Moore Medical, LLC for the purchase of various flu vaccines for Columbus Public Health; to authorize the expenditure of $30,230.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund to pay the cost thereof; and to declare an emergency. ($30,230.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Each flu season, the Immunizations Program at Columbus Public Health offers flu shots to the residents of Columbus and Franklin County. On May 8, 2013, formal bid SA004953 was issued for various forms of flu vaccine. Bids were received from three vendors, Moore Medical, LLC, Regimed Medical, and Henry Schein, Inc. Moore Medical, LLC was determined to be the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder. Therefore, this ordinance is necessary to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a purchase order with Moore Medical, LLC in the amount of $30,230.00 for the purchase of various flu vaccines.

Due to the potential health and safety risk of the upcoming flu season, and in order to ensure availability of flu vaccine, emergency action is hereby requested. Moore Medical’s contract compliance number is 202046702, which is effective through October 4, 2014.

FISCAL IMPACT: Monies for this purchase order were budgeted in the Health Special Revenue Fund for fiscal year 2013.

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To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a purchase order with Moore Medical, LLC for the purchase of various flu vaccines for Columbus Public Health; to authorize the expenditure of $30,230.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund to pay the cost thereof; and to declare an emergency. ($30,230.00)

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WHEREAS, each year, Columbus Public Health offers flu shots to the residents of Columbus and Franklin County; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health is in need of flu vaccine for the upcoming flu season; and,

WHEREAS, formal bid number SA004953 for flu vaccine was issued in May, 2013; and,

WHEREAS, three bids were received and Moore Medical, LLC was the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder; and,

WHEREAS, in order to ensure availability of necessary flu vaccine, emergency action is hereby requested; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately ...

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