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File #: 2973-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/19/2018 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish a purchase order with Century Equipment Inc., for the purchase of an electric powered utility cart for use by the Division of Police; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $14,294.56 from the Special Income Tax fund; and to declare an emergency. ($14,294.56)
Attachments: 1. Ord 2973-2018 Legislation Template
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a purchase order with Century Equipment Inc., in the amount of $14,294.56 for the purchase of an electric powered utility cart per the results of bid RFQ010206. The electric powered utility cart is for use by the Division of Police mounted unit. This unit is replacing an old cart from 2000 and will be used at the horse barn to move items. This cart is also used at all community events where Police horses are present This cart is also occassionally used by other Police units including K-9 and SWAT. This bid was processed in accordance with the competitive bidding provisions of Columbus City Code. One bid was received and opened for RFQ010206 on September 12, 2018 as follows:

Century Equipment Inc., (CC#: 34-4478146, exp. 4/12/2020, MAJ) $14,294.56

The Finance and Management Department recommends the bid be awarded to Century Equipment Inc., as the sole responsive and responsible bidder.

Century Equipment Inc. Vendor #006990

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes an appropriation and expenditure of $14,294.56 from the Special Income Tax Fund with Century Equipment Inc., for the purchase of an electric powered utility cart. Funding for this acquisition is budgeted within the Special Income Tax Fund for 2018 citywide vehicle acquisitions. The Department of Finance and Management budgeted $7.0 million in the Special Income Tax Fund for 2018 Citywide Vehicle Acquisitions. In total, $7.5 million in 2017 and $6.0 million in 2016 were expended from the Special Income Tax Fund for the purchase of vehicles and associated up-fitting.

Emergency action is requested so that older high mileage vehicles can be removed from service and newer vehicles can be placed into service as soon as practical.

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To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish a purchase order with Century Equipment Inc...

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