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File #: 0537-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/23/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Access 2 Interpreters for in-person interpretation services; to authorize the expenditure of $150,000.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund for said contract; and to declare an emergency. ($150,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislation Templates
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Access 2 Interpreters for in-person interpretation services for an amount not to exceed $150,000.00. Columbus Public Health has a need to provide interpretation and translation services for persons with limited English proficiency who receive public health services from Columbus Public Health. These services will be provided at Columbus Public Health’s facility located at 240 Parsons Avenue, nearby health clinics, and throughout the City of Columbus in conjunction with public health services when required. The contract period is from April 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018 with the option to renew for four additional one-year periods.

Columbus Public Health solicited requests for proposals on February 6, 2017, per RFQ004221. A committee comprised of Columbus Public Health staff reviewed and recommended Access 2 Interpreters as the lowest, responsive, responsible, and best bidder. Access 2 Interpreters Contract Compliance No is F103722-16236 (FEIN#76-0803722) and expires 11/30/2017.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this contract ($150,000.00) is budgeted within the Health Special Revenue Fund, Fund No. 2250.


Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Access 2 Interpreters for in-person interpretation services; to authorize the expenditure of $150,000.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund for said contract; and to declare an emergency. ($150,000.00)


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WHEREAS, a need exists for interpretation and translation services for persons with limited English proficiency who receive services from Columbus Public Health; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health solicited requests for proposals for these needed services through RFQ004221 on the City’s vendor service portal on February 6, 2017; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health evaluated all bid proposals and recommended Access 2 Interpreters as the lowest...

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