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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.  
 
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)
 
Body
 
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 necessary to establish a purchase order with Moore Medical, LLC for the preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare;  Now, therefore,
 
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:
 
SECTION 1.      That the Director of Finance and Management is hereby authorized to establish a purchase order with Moore Medical, LLC for the purchase of various flu vaccines.
 
SECTION 2.      That the expenditure of $30,230.00 is hereby authorized from the Health Department Special Revenue Fund, Fund No. 250, Department of Health, Division No. 50-01, Object Level One 02, Object Level Three 2207, OCA 513200.
 
SECTION 3.  That this purchase order is established in accordance with Section 329.11 of the Columbus City Code.
SECTION 4.       That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby 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.