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File #: 3041-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/30/2018 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract with Capital Wholesale Drug Co. for the option to purchase PHS Pharmaceuticals; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO000978; 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 PHS Pharmaceuticals with Capital Wholesale Drug Co. The Columbus Public Health Department is the sole user for Public Health Service priced pharmaceuticals to be used in the Health Department operations. The contractor will provide prescription drugs and any other products approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three (3) years, expiring December 31, 2021, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on October 25, 2018. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO000978.

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. RFQ010549). One (1) bid was received.

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

Capital Wholesale Drug Co., CC# 006062 expires 10/3/2020, Items 1-11, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $125,000.00, Columbus Public Health Department, the sole user

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance due to the need to supply prescription medication for operational purposes within the Columbus Public Health Department.

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. City Agencies will be required to obtain approval to exp...

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