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File #: 0018-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2017 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/27/2017 Final action: 3/2/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a contract with The Herald, Inc. for printing services for the Department of Public Utilities; to authorize the expenditure of $66,052.09 from Water Systems Operating Fund, $9,639.88 from the Electricity Operating Fund, $13,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Operating Fund, and $39,405.53 from the Sewer Systems Operating Fund. ($128,097.50)
Attachments: 1. Ord 0018-2017 Subcontractor Form, 2. Ord 0018-2017 Financial Form, 3. Ord 0018-2017 Addl Information
Explanation

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a contract with The Herald, Inc. for the purchase of printing services for the Department of Public Utilities. These services shall include, but are not limited to prepress, printing, variable data imaging, finishing, fulfillment, CD production, and delivery services.

The Department of Public Utilities advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 (RFQ004083). Two hundred seven (207) vendors (201 MAJ/5 MBE/1 FBE) were solicited and two (2) bids were received and opened on December 23, 2016. The winning bidder was The Herald, Inc.

The term of the contract will be for one year from the date of execution. Subject to mutual agreement, available funding and approval of Columbus City Council, the contract may be extended for four (4) additional one (1) year extensions, at the same pricing and escalator clause.

The company 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.

VENDOR: The Herald, Inc. (27-3190748), expires January 9, 2019.
The Herald, Inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.

The company 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.

FISCAL IMPACT: $128,097.50 is budgeted and needed for this purchase. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of the 2017 Operating Budget, Ordinance #2863-2016.

$91,622.55 was spent in 2016.
$88,152.97 was spent in 2015.

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To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a contract with The Herald, Inc. for printing services for the Department of Public Utilities; to authorize the expenditure of $66,052.09 fro...

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