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File #: 1873-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into various contracts for the purchase of maintenance equipment for the Recreation and Parks Department Sports Section; to authorize the appropriation of $16,000.00 within the Recreation and Parks Permanent Improvement fund; to authorize the expenditure of $50,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund and $16,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Permanent Improvement Fund; to establish an Auditor's certificate in the amount of $66,000.00; to amend the 2017 CIB and transfer funding within the Voted Parks and Recreation Bond Fund and Permanent Improvement Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($66,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Sports Equipment 2017 Legislation - DAX
Explanation

This ordinance will establish an Auditor's Certificate and authorize expenditures for the purchase of maintenance equipment for the Recreation and Parks Department Sports Section.

Background: These purchases will be made through the City of Columbus Purchasing Office. All bids will be obtained and contracts awarded using City Code 329 or using State Term contracts pursuant to ordinance number 582-87; however, this legislation will set up all of the funding required to enter into contracts with the vendors on an as-needed basis. All equipment will be bid through the City of Columbus Purchasing System and all contracts will be approved by the Director of Finance and Management. Competitive bids will be solicited and opened by the Purchasing Office, obtained through any current universal term contract, or state term contract.

The equipment list below outlines the purchases expected to be made as soon as possible, as a result of this ordinance using voted bond and permanent improvement funding totaling $66,000.00:

-Wiedenmann Terra Slit Aerator or equal- Estimated expenditure $8,000.00
-Woodbay FDS-9200 or equal- Estimated expenditure $7,000.00
-Redexim Verti-Groom 2000 or equal - Estimated expenditure $6,000.00
-John Deere Gator TS or equal - Estimated expenditure $ 7,000.00
-Turfco TriWave 45 Overseeder or Equal- Estimated expenditure $17,000.00
-Turfco Cross Conveyor for CR-7 or equal- Estimated expenditure $5,000.00

Fund 7702 - $50,000.00

-Turfco CR-7 Topdresser with Cross Conveyor or equal- Estimated expenditure $16,000.00

Fund 7747 - $16,000.00

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested in order to have equipment bid and in place for and available for the 2018 park maintenance season; some equipment needs to be ordered in fall 2017 for 2018 delivery. Equipment will be ordered immediately following bids being received; funding being established by this ordinance is required for bidding.

Fiscal Impact: $66,000.00 is re...

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