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File #: 1955-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance to Arrow Energy, Inc. for the purchase of jet “A” fuel for the Division of Police from an existing universal term contract; to authorize the expenditure of $233,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($233,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2018 Arrow Energy Inc.
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Division of Police, to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement with Arrow Energy to purchase jet “A” fuel for the Division of Police helicopters based on the current universal term contract. Helicopters are used to patrol the airspace above the City of Columbus and will be flying an average of 500 hours per month. The average fuel burn is approximately 25 gallons per hour. This purchase of jet fuel will permit the helicopters to continue full operations through February 2019.

Bid Information: The Purchasing Office has established a purchase agreement for the purchase of jet “A” fuel with Arrow Energy, Inc.

Contract Compliance No.: CC72167-101020, expires July 7, 2019

Emergency Designation: Emergency legislation is requested in order to purchase jet “A” fuel to keep the Division’s fleet of helicopters flying their normal flight hours.

FISCAL IMPACT: $333,000.00 was approved in the Division’s 2018 General Fund Budget. $100,000.00 has already been encumbered in 2018 for the purchase of jet “A” fuel. Total expended or encumbered in 2017 was $268,000, and $125,000.00 was encumbered or spent in 2016.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance to Arrow Energy, Inc. for the purchase of jet “A” fuel for the Division of Police from an existing universal term contract; to authorize the expenditure of $233,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($233,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office has established a purchase agreement for jet “A” fuel with Arrow Energy, Inc.; and

WHEREAS, there is a need for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, to fly turbine helicopters for the patrol of airspace for the City of Columbus; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exi...

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