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File #: 3200-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $50,000.00 from the Collection Fees fund to establish a purchase order with Apelles, LLC for collection services for the Department of Public Utilities. ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 3200-2018 Financials
Explanation

The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to establish purchase orders with Apelles, LLC for fees associated with collection services for the Department of Public Utilities in accordance with the contract established by the City Attorney's Office through Ordinance 0387-2017.

The City Attorney's Office has established a contract with Apelles, LLC to provide collection services for various city agencies. The Department of Public Utilities utilizes this contract for the collection of delinquent and small dollar amount accounts receivable, other debts, and judgments. Collections received from Apelles, LLC are deposited into the appropriate enterprise funds.

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.

SUPPLIER: Apelles, LLC (41-2104380) Expires 1/24/2020

Fiscal Impact: This contract is self-funding. The agent is paid fees from the money they collect. One hundred percent of monies collected are remitted to the city and invoices from the collection agency are paid from the funds collected.

Title

To authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $50,000.00 from the Collection Fees fund to establish a purchase order with Apelles, LLC for collection services for the Department of Public Utilities. ($50,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the City Attorney's Office has established a contract with Apelles, LLC for collection services for various city agencies; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Utilities utilizes this contract for the collection of delinquent and small dollar amount accounts receivable, other debts, and judgments; and

WHEREAS, it has become necessary to establish a purchase order with Apelles, LLC in the amount of $50,000.00; and

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation o...

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