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File #: 0318-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Housing Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to renew a contract with Dwain Bryant, dba Graffiti B Gone, for an additional year and add $15,000.00; to authorize the expenditure of $15,000.00; and declare an emergency. ($15,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD0318-2020 2020-01-25 Code Graffiti Contract Renewal

Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to renew a contract with Dwain Bryant dba Graffiti B Gone for an additional year and add $15,000.00.  The original contract, which expires February 29, 2020, allows for up to two additional, one year renewals.  This renewal is the first renewal of the original contract.

 

Original Contract Amount                     $20,000.00                     PO191642

Renewal 1                                                               $15,000.00

Total Contract Amount                                          $35,000.00

 

This contract supports the Graffiti Abatement Assistance Program for owners of occupied structures. The Graffiti Abatement Assistance Program helps residential and commercial property owners to comply with the law by offering a no-cost graffiti removal service. The program removes graffiti from surfaces on various structures such as, but not limited to:  occupied private residential structures, occupied commercial structures, fences, and garages where the owner has provided prior authorization to enter and remove the graffiti.

 

Emergency action is requested so the Division of Code Enforcement can continue program activities without interruption.

 

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this contract is available in the Division of Code Enforcement’s 2020 General Fund budget.  There are 2019 funds remaining on the original purchase order and these funds will be expended first in early 2020 with the 2020 funds being expended later in the year.  This contract is contingent upon passage of the 2020 General Fund budget ordinance 2925-2019.

 

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE: The vendor’s account number is 004094 and contract compliance expires 9/4/2021.

 

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to renew a contract with Dwain Bryant, dba Graffiti B Gone, for an additional year and add $15,000.00; to authorize the expenditure of $15,000.00; and declare an emergency. ($15,000.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to renew a contract with Dwain Bryant, dba Graffiti B Gone, by extending the contract termination date from February 29, 2020 to February 28, 2021; and

 

WHEREAS, this program will allow the City to remove graffiti, at no cost to the owner or occupants, from surfaces on various structures such as, but not limited to:  occupied private residential structures, occupied commercial structures, fences, and garages where the owner has provided prior authorization to enter and remove the graffiti; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to renew the agreement with Graffiti B Gone so Code Enforcement can continue program activities without interruption, all for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety, and welfare; NOW THEREFORE,

 

 

                                          BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS

 

 

SECTION 1.                     That the Director of the Department of Development is hereby authorized to renew a contract with Dwain Bryant, dba Graffiti B Gone, for an additional year and add $15,000.00.

 

SECTION 2.                     That the expenditure of $15,000.00 or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 1000 (General Fund), Dept-Div 44-03 (Code Enforcement), in object class 03 (Services) per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.                      That the funds are hereby deemed appropriated and expenditures and transfers authorized to carry out the purposes of this ordinance 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.

 

SECTION 5.                     That for the 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 passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.