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File #: 1853-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/22/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into contract with Best Equipment Company, Inc. for Telemonitoring Equipment, Parts, and Repair Services, in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code relating to sole source procurement for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $30,000.00 from the Sewerage System Operating Fund. ($30,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1853-2018 Financial Coding, 2. 1853-2018 labor rate, 3. 1853-2018 price list, 4. 1853-2018 Sole Source Form, 5. 1853-2018 sole source letter
Explanation

The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into a service agreement with Best Equipment Company, Inc. for Telemonitoring Equipment, Parts, and Repairs. The agreement for this service will be established in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code relating to Sole Source procurement. Envirosight is the manufacturer of the equipment and has partnered with Best Equipment Company, Inc. as the sole authorized supplier/dealership in the State of Ohio for Envirosight parts, software support, and repairs.

The Sewer Maintenance Operations Center utilizes telemonitoring trucks in the SLIRP (Sewer Line Inspection and Rehabilitation Program) section. The equipment is used to show video of the various sanitary and stormwater lines to determine maintenance needs and to inspect the lines. It is expected that repairs will need to be made on a regular basis. The TV trucks are manufactured by Vac-Con and the parts and service can only be provided by the authorized supplier/dealership on behalf of the manufacturing company. The service will be in effect for one (1) year from the date of execution by the City of Columbus.

SUPPLIER: Best Equipment Company, Inc. (35-1097778) Expires 3-28-19
Best Equipment Company, 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: $30,000.00 is requested and budgeted for this expenditure in the Sewerage System Operating Fund.

$4,764.14 was spent in 2017
$4,877.11 was spent in 2016

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into contract with Best Equipment Company, Inc. for Telemonitoring Equipment, Parts, and Repair Services, in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code relating to sole source ...

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