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File #: 1959-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To authorize the Columbus Partnership to enter into a contract modification with CivitasNow relative to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Ride and Drive Road Show Plan; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Columbus Partnership to modify a contract with CivitasNow relative to the implementation of the Smart Columbus Ride and Drive Road Show Plan.

In 2016, the City of Columbus pursued and won a $10 million grant from the Paul G. Allen Philanthropies for the purpose of laying a practical path to replacing carbon-based fuel consumption through critical system improvements that increase safety, reduce carbon emissions, and enhance mobility.

The grant agreement with the Paul G. Allen Philanthropies allows the use of not-for-profit consultants. Ordinance 1279-2018 authorized the Chief Innovation Officer to execute a not-for-profit service contract with the Columbus Partnership to lead initiatives aimed at encouraging electric vehicle adoption by individuals, public entities, and private employers and increasing charging infrastructure locally. The Columbus Partnership previously engaged CivitasNow to provide technical expertise and to perform various professional services related to the deployment of the Smart Columbus Ride and Drive Road Show Plan, centered on the coordination and execution of a series of 120 events held at corporate campuses and public venues intended to educate residents about the Smart Columbus Program and electric vehicle technology.

The intent of this modification is to provide for the continuation of various professional services necessary to the successful development and implementation of the Smart Columbus Ride and Drive Road Show Plan.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
The contract compliance number for CivitasNow is CC022689, which expires August 11, 2019.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
There is no immediate fiscal impact to the City. ACPO003133 was established per Ordinance 1279-2018 to allow payment of project costs to the Columbus Partnership within Fund 7768 Smart City Private Grant Fund. If Columbus Partnership should seek payment for these costs, payment would be done through the Auditor’s ...

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