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File #: 0212-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2019 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/13/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance for heating oil from an established State of Ohio Cooperative Purchase Contract with Hightowers Petroleum Co. for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; to authorize the expenditure of $98,000.00 from the Sewerage Operating Fund. ($98,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD#0212-2019Financial Coding
Explanation

The Director of Finance and Management is hereby authorized to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with Hightowers Petroleum Co. for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage to obtain heating oil in accordance with a cooperative purchasing contract competitively bid by the State of Ohio, GDC027, Contract Number RS900619. Hightowers Petroleum Co. was awarded the contract for District 6 which includes Columbus, Ohio.

This contract was bid specifically to be a cooperative contract for the State and other governmental entities in accordance with Chapter 1545 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC). The State of Ohio contract expires June 30, 2021 and was completed through a competitive process. The funding being requested on this ordinance is for expenses that will occur in 2019.

The City of Columbus does not have a Universal Term Contract for this product and it is not anticipated that the City would receive more advantageous pricing. Ordinance 582-87 authorizes the City of Columbus to participate in cooperative purchasing contracts and as a member of the Central Ohio Organization of Public Purchasers (COOPP), the City of Columbus is authorized to purchase from this contract.

The Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant and Compost Facility, requires heating oil to heat the buildings throughout the facilities.

SUPPLIER: Hightowers Petroleum Company, Vendor #004764, CC#31-1151689 Expires 10/31/21, MBR

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.

FISCAL IMPACT: $98,000.00 is required for this purchase. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of the 2019 operating budget, Ordinance 2871-2018.

$6,541.01 was spent in 2018.
$65,000.00 was spent in 2017.


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