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File #: 0270-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/21/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish a purchase order from a previously established Universal Term Contract (UTC) with Ricart Properties, Inc. for the purchase of vehicles for the Division of Police; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $57,074.16 from the Special Income Tax fund; and to declare an emergency. ($57,074.16)
Attachments: 1. Ord 0270-2020 Legislation Template.pdf
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a purchase order with Ricart Properties for the purchase of automobiles for the Division of Police. This ordinance requests authority to purchase two (2) Ford Fusion Energis for use by the Division of Police. These two vehicles are plug-in hybrids that will replace existing vehicles. The purchase orders for the vehicle purchases will be issued from a Universal Term Contract (UTC) that has been previously established by the City of Columbus Purchasing Office.

Ricart Properties Inc., vendor#004963, PA002699 - Electric Vehicles UTC - expires 9/30/20 - ($57,074.16 estimated)

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $57,074.16 from the Special Income Tax fund for the purchase of vehicles. The Division of Fleet Management spent $4.1 million in 2019 and $6.5 million in 2018 from the Special Income Tax Fund for the purchase of vehicles and associated up-fitting.

Emergency action is requested so that these vehicles may be ordered prior to the manufacturer cut-off date of late February.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish a purchase order from a previously established Universal Term Contract (UTC) with Ricart Properties, Inc. for the purchase of vehicles for the Division of Police; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $57,074.16 from the Special Income Tax fund; and to declare an emergency. ($57,074.16)

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WHEREAS, the Division of Police has a need to replace older, high mileage and high maintenance vehicles; and

WHEREAS, the replacement of these vehicles will help eliminate some out of “life cycle” vehicles; and

WHEREAS, Ricart Properties Inc. successfully bid and was awarded a Universal Term Contract PA002699 - Electric Vehicles UTC - expires 9/30/20; and

WHEREAS, funding for these vehicles is budgeted and available within the Special I...

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