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File #: 0026-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2018 In control: Economic Development & Small Business Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to amend the contract with Fahlgren Mortine by extending the contract period to January 31, 2020 for the purpose of allowing Fahlgren Mortine to continue to provide marketing support services to the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
Background: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to amend the contract with Fahlgren Mortine by extending the contract period to January 31, 2020. Fahlgren Mortine is one of the largest independent marketing and communication agencies in the region. It is at the forefront of converging media. From creating campaign and brand communications to forging reputations and influencing policy, Fahlgren Mortine will help bring clarity to business markets about who you are, what you mean and where you stand. The company ensures that collaborative culture also translates into top quality service for each and every client.

Columbus City Council, per Ordinance Number 3078-2017, passed on December 11, 2017, authorized the Director of the Department of Development to enter into contract with Fahlgren Mortine for the purpose of providing marketing support services to the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development. Columbus City Council also authorized the expenditure of $35,000 for marketing support services from Fahlgren Mortine.

An amendment is needed to extend the contract period to January 31, 2020 to allow Fahlgren Mortine to continue providing marketing support services to the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development.

Emergency Justification: Emergency action is necessary to allow Fahlgren Mortine to continue to provide services to the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development without interruption.

Fiscal Impact: This legislation does not have a fiscal impact.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to amend the contract with Fahlgren Mortine by extending the contract period to January 31, 2020 for the purpose of allowing Fahlgren Mortine to continue to provide marketing support services to the Economic Development Division of the Department of Development; and to declare an emergency.

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