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File #: 0215-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to renew and increase an Indefinite Quantity Contract with Edwards Landclearing, Inc. for Yard Waste and Log Grinding Services for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $130,000.00 from the Sanitary Sewer Operating Fund. ($130,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0215-2020 Financial Coding, 2. ORD 0215-2020 Information
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to renew and increase an existing Indefinite Quantity Contract for Yard Waste and Log Grinding Services with Edwards Landclearing, Inc. in the amount of $130,000.00.

The City of Columbus operates a composting facility that processes sewage sludge from two interconnected wastewater treatment plants into soil conditioner / mulch for wholesale. Maintaining continuous operations is necessary to comply with wastewater permit standards and to protect public health. The City utilizes ground yard waste, whole tree woodchips, sawdust, straw, logs, and ground wood waste as bulking agents to process sewage sludge. The services to be performed under this contract call for Edwards Landclearing, Inc. to provide equipment and an operator for grinding yard waste, wood waste, sizing and grinding logs.

The Department of Public Utilities publicly opened two bids on July 2, 2019 and Edwards Landclearing, Inc. was deemed to be the lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidder.

The Purchase Agreement, PA004194, was established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ012741 and authorized under Ordinance Number 2118-2019 and will expire December 1, 2020. In accordance with the bid specifications, the City can renew the contract for an additional three year term subject to mutual agreement, availability of funding and approval of Columbus City Council.

This Ordinance is being submitted in accordance with the relevant provisions of Chapter 329 of City Code pertaining to contract renewals.

SUPPLIER: Edwards Landclearing, Inc., vendor #006549, CC#34-1112541 expires 5/16/21, Majority Status

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.

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