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File #: 3068-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2019 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Prescription Safety Eyewear with Express Lens Lab, Inc; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase Prescription Safety Eyewear with Express Lens Lab, Inc. Prescription Safety Eyewear is used to protect employee’s eyes from hazards that may be present on job sites. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately two (2) years, expiring September 30, 2021, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on October 17, 2019. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section 329 relating to competitive bidding (Request for Quotation No. RFQ013695). One (1) bid was received.

The Purchasing Office is recommending award to the overall lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidder as follows:

Express Lens Lab, Inc, CC# 001210 expires 11/8/2021, Items 1 through 15, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $25,000, City of Columbus- City Wide UTC

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considered an emergency measure because there is currently no contract in place to provide for Prescription Safety Eyewear.

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: The expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107. City Agencies will be required to obtain approval to expend from their own appropriations for their estimated annual expenditures.

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To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Prescri...

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