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File #: 3304-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc., for the purchase of two (2) Crew Trucks, for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $489,908.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($489,908.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD3304-2018 Recommendation, 2. ORD3304-2018 Bid Tab, 3. ORD3304-2018 Fleet Approval, 4. ORD3304-2018 Financial Coding, 5. ORD3304-2018 Information Sheet
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. for the purchase of two (2) Crew Trucks. The Crew Trucks will be used by the Division of Water to service water hydrants and water distribution lines.

This purchase was approved by Fleet Management and will replace vehicles BT-21815 & 23227. In support of the Mayor’s Get Green Columbus initiative, these vehicles are powered by a compressed natural gas (CNG) engine.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (RFQ010682). Twenty-eight (28) bidders (23 MAJ, 3 MBE, 2 MBR) were solicited and one (1) bid (MAJ) was received and opened on November 8, 2018. After a review of the bid, the Division of Water recommends an award be made for all items to Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. in the amount of $489,908.00 as the only responsive, responsible and best bidder.

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: Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc., Vendor#004301, CC#31-0789102, expires 6/21/20.

FISCAL IMPACT: $500,000.00 was budgeted for this purchase.

$0.00 has been expended in 2018.
$0.00 was expended in 2017.
$0.00 was expended in 2016.


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To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc., for the purchase of two (2) Crew Trucks, for the Department of Public Utilities, Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $489,908.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($489,908.00)


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WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office opened formal bids on November 8, 2018 for the purchase of two (2) Crew Trucks f...

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