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File #: 0157-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Sewer Treatment Chemicals for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $2,950,000.00 from the Sewerage Operating Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($2,950,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0157-2020 Financial Coding

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the following Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements listed below for the purchase of Sewer Treatment Chemicals for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage.

 

UNIVERSAL TERM CONTRACT PURCHASE AGREEMENTS:

Polymer

Liquid Sodium Bisulfite

Ferric Chloride

Sodium Hypochlorite

 

The companies are 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:  $2,950,000.00 is budgeted and needed for this purchase.  This ordinance is contingent on the passage of the 2020 operating budget, Ordinance 2926-2019.

 

$2,518,116.06 was spent in 2019.

$1,773,540.45 was spent in 2018.

 

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:  Emergency designation is requested to avoid the delay of purchasing chemicals necessary for the sewer treatment process.  This will allow the Division of Sewerage and Drainage to continue to treat the waste and provide reduced backups and overflows to the citizens of Columbus and surrounding communities.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Sewer Treatment Chemicals for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $2,950,000.00 from the Sewerage Operating Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($2,950,000.00)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office has established Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Sewer Treatment Chemicals; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate current and pending Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Sewer Treatment Chemicals without delay; now, therefore,

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Finance and Management Director be and is hereby authorized to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Sewer Treatment Chemicals.

 

SECTION 2.  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 3.  That the expenditure of $2,950,000.00 or so much thereof as may be needed, and is hereby authorized in Fund 6100 (Sewerage Operating-Sanitary); in object class 02 Materials and Supplies per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, 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.