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File #: 3198-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer cash and appropriation between projects within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the Finance and Management Director to establish purchase orders and contracts with multiple vendors for the purchase of commodities, supplies and materials for pavement marking materials, sign manufacturing materials, school flashers and various traffic signal commodities for the Department of Public Service, Division of Traffic Management; to authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for Traffic Management & Control for the Division of Traffic Management; to authorize the expenditure of up to $1,875,000.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund for this purpose; and to declare an emergency. ($1,875,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Financial 3198-2018
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
The Department of Public Service, Division of Traffic Management utilizes pavement marking materials, sign manufacturing materials, school flashers, traffic signal commodities and a variety of traffic management and control commodities throughout the city. The division can capitalize these expenses. These supplies and materials are necessary to ensure traffic safety throughout the City of Columbus. Universal Term Contracts have been completed for these commodities. This ordinance will also allow funding to be used to award one time bids for capital traffic commodities as necessary. It has also been determined it is in the best interest of the city to purchase school flashers through the ODOT Contract 063.

This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to associate all general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the following current, pending and future Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements listed below for Traffic Management and Control for the Division of Traffic Management.

The following Purchase Agreement associations require approval by City Council in order for the division to expend more than $100,000.00, per 329.19(g): Traffic Management and Control.

Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements:

Reflective Sheeting
Traffic Signal Controller
Aluminum Street Sign Blanks
Aluminum Sheeting
Traffic Pedestal Poles
Traffic Signal Strain Poles
Loop Detector Sealant
School Speed Limit Sign Supports
Audible Pedestrian Traffic Signals
Longitudinal Channelizers
Preformed Heat Fused Thermoplastic
Traffic Signal Heads
Traffic Sign Posts
Traffic Pedestrian Signal Equipment
Traffic Signal Detector Equipment
Traffic Control Devices
Traffic Signal Communication Equipment
Thermoplastic Pavement Marking Material
Thermoplastic Beads
Glass Beads
School Flashers
Street Name Sign Brackets

2. FISCAL IMPACT:
This is a budgeted expense within the Department of Public Service’s 2018 Capital Improvemen...

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