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File #: 2028-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/12/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to transfer $5,958,392.88 from the Special Income Tax Fund to the Fire Safety Bond Fund; to authorize the appropriation of said funds; to waive the competitive provisions of the Columbus City Codes, Chapter 329; to authorize and direct the Finance and Management Director to enter into contracts with and issue purchase orders to Sutphen Corporation for the purchase of one (1) Aerial Platform Ladder Truck in the amount of $1,381,924.00, and two (2) Monarch Custom Pumpers in the amount of $1,256,166.38, Horton Emergency Vehicles for the purchase of ten (10) EMS Transport Vehicles in the amount of $2,829,004.10, Stryker EMS Equipment for the purchase of ten (10) ambulance cots in the amount of $421,728.00, and Motorola Solutions Inc. for the purchase of communications equipment in the amount of $69,570.40; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the expenditure of $5,958,392.88 from the Safety Voted Bond Fund; and to declare an e...
Attachments: 1. 2028-2019 coding, 2. 2028-2019 quotes, 3. 2028-2019 bid waiver
Explanation
BACKGROUND:
Need: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to issue purchase orders to Sutphen Corporation, Horton Emergency Vehicles, Stryker EMS Equipment, and Motorola Solutions Inc. for the purchase of Fire and EMS emergency response apparatus/vehicles as follows:
Sutphen Corporation ~ The Division of Fire is in need to purchase one (1) Sutphen Corporation SPH-100 Aerial Platform and two (2) Sutphen Corporation Monarch Custom Pumpers to replace apparatus that are beyond their useful life with high maintenance costs. Sutphen SPH-100 Aerial Platforms and Sutphen Monarch Custom Pumpers continue to offer the highest quality, heavy-duty custom apparatus in the industry with a body structure that provides maximum firefighting capabilities, while also providing smooth maneuverability, strength, and longevity. These purchases will be made from the existing State of Ohio Term Contract STS618/#800257 with Sutphen Corporation. Included with the Sutphen Monarch Custom Pumpers purchase will be the purchase/installation of all pertinent equipment to be utilized on the respective vehicles. This purchase between the City of Columbus and State of Ohio is authorized by Ordinance 582-87, which allows for the cooperative purchasing between the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services Cooperative Contracts and other governmental entities.
Horton Emergency Vehicles ~ The Division of Fire is in need to purchase ten (10) Horton Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Transport Vehicles to replace those that are beyond their useful life and have high maintenance costs. Horton EMS Transport Vehicles, which are custom-built for the Division of Fire, have been employed by the Division of Fire on front line emergency response runs since 1973, and have been proven to be both economical and reliable. These Horton vehicles are manufactured locally in Grove City, Ohio, with an on-site factory service center. The purchase of the Horton EMS vehicles ...

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