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File #: 1947-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2018 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase EZ-IO Needle Kits and Related Items with Arrow International in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO000978, and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Attachments: 1. Teleflex Arrow EZ-IO Sole Source Letter 2018, 2. Ord 1947-2018 Sole Source Form - Arrow International
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase EZ-IO Needle Kits and Related Items with Arrow International. The Division of Fire is the sole user for Intraosseous needles. EZ-IO Needle Kits and related items are used by the Columbus Fire Division paramedics in EMS as a gentle, fast and relatively painless vascular access option for medication. Arrow International is the sole source for these parts as they are the only manufacturer of the EZ-IO intraosseous infusion system. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three (3) years, expiring September 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO000978.

Arrow International, CC# 001773 expires 6/8/2020, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $55,000.00, Division of Fire, the sole user

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance because the current contract expires September 30, 2018.

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: The expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO000978.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase EZ-IO Needle Kits and Related Items with Arrow International in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO000978, and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).

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