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File #: 0962-2014    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2014 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 6/2/2014 Final action: 6/5/2014
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish purchase orders from previously established Universal Term Contracts (UTCs) with Byers Ford, Lindsay Honda, and Ricart Properties for the purchase of vehicles for use by various City Departments; to authorize the expenditure of $4,000,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($4,000,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord. 0962-2014
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish purchase orders for the purchase of 155 automobiles, light duty trucks, and covert vehicles for the Department of Public Safety, as well as an additional 11 vehicles and light duty trucks to be allocated across the Departments of Development, Finance, Fleet, Health, and PVB. These purchase orders will be issued from Universal Term Contracts (UTCs) that have been previously established by the City of Columbus Purchasing Office.

This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish purchase orders with Byers Ford, (Contract FL005467- Automobile and Contract FL005473- Light Duty Trucks) for the acquisition of vehicles by the Fleet Management Division for subsequent distribution to various city departments.

This ordinance also authorizes the Finance and Management Director to a establish purchase orders with Lindsay Honda, (Contract FL005749), for the acquisition of CNG Honda Civics for subsequent distribution to various city departments. A Universal Term Contract (UTC) was previously authorized with Lindsay Honda via Ordinance 2727-2013, which was approved December 9, 2013.

This ordinance also authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish purchase orders with Ricart Properties for the purchase of used/covert vehicles, many of which will be of mixed models and used as undercover police vehicles, in accordance with the terms and conditions of contract number FL005867. The exact quantity is not known at this time as prices for the units purchased will ultimately dictate quantity. A Universal Term Contract (UTC) was previously authorized with Ricart Properties, via Ordinance 0546-2014, which was approved March 24, 2014.

These vehicles are to be purchased as replacements for older, high mileage, and high maintenance vehicles currently in service. These vehicles are fuel efficient and will relieve the city of maintenance expenses an...

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