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File #: 0341-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/24/2018 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/12/2018 Final action: 2/14/2018
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a contract for the option to purchase Quicklime with Carmeuse Lime Stone, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase Quicklime with Carmeuse Lime Stone, Inc. The Division of Water is the sole user of Quicklime, used as a softening agent for potable water at all three City of Columbus Water Treatment Plants. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three years, expiring March 31, 2021, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on January 18, 2018.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section 329 relating to competitive bidding (Request for Quotation No. RFQ007685). Two bids were received.

The Purchasing Office is recommending award to the overall lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidder as follows:

Carmeuse Lime Stone, Inc., CC#001930 expires 1/3/2020, All Items, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $5.4 million, Division of Water, the sole user

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance as the current contract will expire 3/31/18.

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: Funding to establish this option contract is from the General Fund. City Agencies will be required to obtain approval to expend from their own appropriations for their estimated annual expenditures.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a contract for the option to purchase Quicklime with Carmeuse Lime Stone, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).

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