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File #: 3125-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/21/2019 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To authorize the Finance & Management Director to establish purchase orders for the purchase of eight rear-loading refuse trucks from the Larson Group, and eight front-box loading refuse trucks from ESEC Corporation, dba Columbus Peterbilt; to authorize the expenditure of $4,584,840.00 within the Refuse General Obligation Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($4,584,840.00)
Attachments: 1. 2019 Rear-Front Loader Ord. 3125-2019
This legislation authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to establish purchase orders with The Larson Group, and with ESEC Corporation, dba Columbus Peterbilt, for the Division of Refuse Collection to purchase eight rear-loading, and eight front-box loading CNG powered refuse trucks, and to issue purchase orders for the trucks.

The Department of Public Service, Division of Refuse Collection, utilizes rear-loading and front-box loading refuse trucks in city-wide residential trash pick-up, and to support the clean-up of illegal dumping. The Department of Public Service and Fleet Management recognize the need to replace older trucks in its fleet beyond the useful service life of the vehicle. This purchase will replace eight (8) rear-loading, and eight (8) front-box loading refuse trucks that have reached the end of their useful service life.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited a formal request for Best Value Procurement (BVP) to establish contracts for CNG powered rear-loading and front-box loading refuse trucks. Proposals were evaluated and two awards were made for the purchase of these vehicles with the intent to compare vendors on equipment performance, longevity and overall satisfaction with the equipment. (RFQ013709)

The contract compliance number for the Larson Group is CC013531 and expired 6/17/18. Larson Group will need to become contract compliant before they will be awarded the contract.

The contract compliance number for ESEC dba Columbus Peterbilt is CC006602 and expires 4/15/21.

This purchase is budgeted within the Department of Public Service's 2019 Capital Improvement Budget, Refuse GO Bond Fund, Fund 7703, Project P520001. Voted Carryover funding of $2,067,844.00 is currently available in Project P520001. The balance of $2,516,996.00 in Project P520001 funding needed for the purchase is Voted 2019 Debt SIT Supported.

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