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File #: 0155-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Ohio Support Services Corp. for security officer services; to authorize a total expenditure of $398,867.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund for said contract; and to declare an emergency. ($398,867.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0155-2020 DAX ACPO

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:  Columbus Public Health (CPH) has a need to contract for security officer services for their facilities.  The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Board of Health to enter into a $398,867.00 contract with Ohio Support Services Corp., for security services for the period March 1, 2020, to February 28, 2021.  This is the first of a five year contract.

 

A Request for Proposal (RFP), # RFQ013881 "Security Officer Services for Columbus Public Health," was publicly posted to the City of Columbus Vendor Services website from October 16, 2019 until November 18, 2019.  All 46 companies registered with the City of Columbus under commodity code 99046 (Guard and Security Services) were notified of the RFP.  A total of five companies submitted responses to the RFP.  In conjunction with the professional consulting firm of Security Risk Management Consultants, the CPH evaluation committee unanimously recommended awarding the contract to Ohio Support Services Corp. 

 

The contract compliance number for Ohio Support Services Corp., is 310945405.  This ordinance is submitted as an emergency in order to avoid a break in the delivery of these needed services.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  This Ordinance is contingent on the passage of the annual appropriation ordinance for the Health Special Revenue Fund, Ordinance No. 2926-2019, which will provide funding for this contract. 

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Ohio Support Services Corp. for security officer services; to authorize a total expenditure of $398,867.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund for said contract; and to declare an emergency.  ($398,867.00)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Health has a need for security officer services for the Health Department facility located at 240 Parsons Avenue; and

 

WHEREAS, a Request For Proposal (RFP), # RFQ013881 "Security Officer Services for Columbus Public Health," was publicly posted to the City of Columbus Vendor Services website from October 16, 2019 until November 18, 2019, and an evaluation committee unanimously recommended awarding the contract to Ohio Support Services Corp.; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Health desires to enter into a contract with Ohio Support Services Corp., for the first year of the five-year contract as an emergency measure in order to avoid a break in the needed security services; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual, daily operations of the Department of Health in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Board to enter into a contract for security officer services with Ohio Support Services, Corp. for the Health Department’s 240 Parsons Avenue facility, for the immediate preservation of the public peace, property, health, safety and welfare, now, therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Board of Health is hereby authorized to enter into a contract for $398,867.00 with Ohio Support Services, Corp. for security officer services for the Health Department facility located at 240 Parsons Avenue for the period March 1, 2020, through February 28, 2021.

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $398,867.00 is hereby authorized from the Health Special Revenue Fund, Fund No. 2250, Department of Health, Division No. 5001, in object class 03 - Services, per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 4.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance and to make any accounting changes necessary to ensure that this contract is properly accounted for and recorded accurately on the City's financial records.

 

SECTION 5.  That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part thereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.