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File #: 0061-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/21/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Brown Enterprise Solutions, Llc, for computer equipment per the State of Ohio, State Term Schedule; to authorize the expenditure of $71,904.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($71,904.00)
Attachments: 1. Copy of 0061-2019 WIC String for PC's
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has a need to contract for goods to provide computer equipment for the Women Infants and Children (WIC) grant program. This equipment is needed to replace all the old equipment that continues to break down and for the use of the new WIC data collection system. The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Board of Health to enter into a $71,904.00 contract with Brown Enterprise Solutions, Llc, for purchase of computer equipment from the period January 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019.

Ordinance No. 582-1987 authorized the City of Columbus to purchase from State of Ohio cooperative purchasing contracts which may be bid or negotiated by the State. This legislation authorizes the Board of Health to enter into a contract for the purchase of computer equipment from Brown Enterprise Solutions, Llc, State of Ohio, State Term Schedule: Contract # 534278, Index #STS033, expiring 11/19/2020; a dealer of Dell Marketing LP. This particular contract was not bid but was negotiated. The contract compliance number for Brown Enterprise Solutions, Llc, is 90-0353698 and expires 01/31/2021.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow for the purchase of equipment to begin so as to not cause delay in services at the WIC clinics.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this purchase, in the amount of $71,904.00, is available within the WIC Program in the Health Department Grants Fund.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Brown Enterprise Solutions, Llc, for computer equipment per the State of Ohio, State Term Schedule; to authorize the expenditure of $71,904.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($71,904.00)

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WHEREAS, in order to operate the WICs new data system, the Board of Health, has a need for the purchase of computer equipment for the WIC clinics; and

WHEREAS, there is a State of Ohio cooperative purchasing contract...

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