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File #: 2991-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/7/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Safety to accept a donation from Geico Insurance Company of one (1) 2016 Ford Explorer on behalf of the Division of Fire; and to authorize the Director of Finance and Management Fleet Division to expand and add to its fleet due to this donated equipment. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. Geico Insurance Donation Letter Ord 2991 2019
Explanation

This ordinance will authorize the Director of Public Safety to accept a donation from Geico Insurance Company of one (1) 2016 Ford Explorer on behalf of the Columbus Fire Division; this vehicle will become a City of Columbus asset and a part of the department’s fleet and brass tagged.

Background: Geico Insurance Company is donating a 2016 Ford Explorer to be used by the Columbus Fire Division's Fire & Explosives Investigations Unit for combating the crime of arson in the community at large. The automobile's retail value is $25,275 and has been approved by the Division of Fleet Management.

Principal Parties:
Special Agent Andrew Stritmatter
NICB
on behalf of GEICO INSURANCE COMPANY
PO Box 2625
Westerville, OH 43086
614/403-5513

Fiscal Impact: No fiscal Impact

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Safety to accept a donation from Geico Insurance Company of one (1) 2016 Ford Explorer on behalf of the Division of Fire; and to authorize the Director of Finance and Management Fleet Division to expand and add to its fleet due to this donated equipment. ($0.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Columbus Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire will receive a donation of one (1) 2016 Ford Explorer from Geico Insurance Company to be used by the Fire Division's Fire & Explosives Investigations Unit for combating the crime of arson in the community at large; a brass tag request for equipment and expansion of fleet will be submitted to the Division of Fleet Management; and,

WHEREAS, the City of Columbus Fleet Division has approved the acquisition of the donated vehicle; and,

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Safety to accept a donation from Geico Insurance Company of one (1) 2016 Ford Explorer on behalf of the Division of Fire, to be used by the Fire Division's Fire & Explosives Investigations Unit for combating the crime of arson in the community at ...

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