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File #: 2379-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/15/2016 In control: Judiciary And Court Administration Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2016 Final action: 10/7/2016
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to modify an existing contract with The Title Company for the provision of title services; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $30,000.00 from the Environmental Fund; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of the Columbus City Code, and to declare an emergency. ($30,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 2379-2016 Attachment, 2. Ord 2379-2016 Title Company Bid Waiver Form
Explanation

Background:
This ordinance authorizes the City Attorney to modify an existing contract with The Title Company, for the provision of title services. The City Attorney’s Office selected The Title Company because it best meets the needs of the City Attorney’s Office. Specifically, The Title Company provides lien searches necessary for the filing of nuisance abatement cases. The City Attorney’s Office has reached the maximum amount of the existing contract due to a significantly increased caseload this year.

Emergency: Emergency declaration is requested so the nuisance abatement cases can continue to be filed with minimal interruption.

Fiscal Impact: This a Special Revenue fund that is funded with environmental fines, awards of judgment and monetary contempt penalties imposed by the Environmental Division of the Franklin County Municipal Court. There are sufficient funds available to cover this appropriation and expenditure.

Contract Compliance Number:
The Title Company, LTD CC#: CC81397-104341 Expires: 10/05/2017

This company is neither debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government nor prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

Title

To authorize the City Attorney to modify an existing contract with The Title Company for the provision of title services; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $30,000.00 from the Environmental Fund; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of the Columbus City Code, and to declare an emergency. ($30,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the City Attorney entered into a contract with The Title Company for title services in the amount of Ten Thousand Dollars; and

WHEREAS, the Title Company provides lien searches necessary for the filing of nuisance abatement cases.

WHEREAS, due to significantly increased caseload, it is necessary to increase the contract amount by an additiona...

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