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File #: 1889-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2019 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase EMS Ballistic Vests with Blue Line Innovations, LLC, and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to renew an existing Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to obtain EMS Ballistic Vests with Blue Line Innovations, LLC. This contract provides for EMS Ballistic Vests for the Division of Fire.

The contract, PO091806 was established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ006586 and authorized under Ordinance Number 2882-2017 and will expire November 30, 2019. In accordance with the bid specifications, the City and Blue Line Innovations, LLC can renew the contract for an additional one year term subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City Authorities. The new contract expiration date will be November 30, 2020.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considered an emergency measure to insure there is no interruption of goods/services provided.

FISCAL IMPACT: No funding is required to renew the option contract. The Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire set aside their own funding for their estimated expenditures.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase EMS Ballistic Vests with Blue Line Innovations, LLC, and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into a Universal Term Contract for EMS Ballistic Vests for use by the Division of Fire. and

WHEREAS, this contract was entered into in accordance with Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code, pursuant to solicitation RFQ006586 with Blue Line Innovations, LLC deemed the lowest, most responsive, responsible and best bidder , and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the bid specifications, the City and Blue Line Innovations, LLC can renew the contract for an additional one year period, subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City authorities; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the P...

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