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File #: 0316-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Potassium Permanganate with Chemrite, 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 Potassium Permanganate with Chemrite, Inc. The Division of Water is the sole user for Potassium Permanganate, used as an oxidizing agent for potable water at three City of Columbus Water Treatment Plants. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three (3) years, expiring March 31, 2023, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on January 9, 2020. 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. RFQ014426). Two (2) bids were received.

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

Chemrite, Inc., CC# 012422 expires 1/10/22, All Items, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $120,000.00, Division of Water, the primary user

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency measure so that the new contracts are in place prior to March 31, 2020.

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 Pot...

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