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File #: 0280-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Bill Presentment Services with Level One, LLC. for the Division of Power, the Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $79,300.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund, and $504,400.00 from the Water Operating Fund, and $565,500.00 from the Sewer Operating Fund and $150,800.00 from the Stormwater Operating Fund. ($1,300,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0280-2020 Financial Coding

Explanation

 

The Director of Finance and Management is hereby authorized to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for Bill Presentment Services.

 

The following Purchase Agreement, PA003599 associations require approval by City Council in order for the Department of Public Utilities to expend more than $100,000.00, per 329.19(g):

 

Supplier:  Level One LLC (20-1040709), Vendor# 001000, (MAJ) expires 10/30/21.

 

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:  $1,300,000.00 is budgeted in object class 03 Services and needed for this purchase.  This ordinance is contingent upon the passage of the 2020 Operating Budget ordinance 2926-2019.

 

$1,177,004.58 was spent in 2019

$1,056,021.26 was spent in 2018.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Bill Presentment Services with Level One, LLC. for the Division of Power, the Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $79,300.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund, and $504,400.00 from the Water Operating Fund, and $565,500.00 from the Sewer Operating Fund and $150,800.00 from the Stormwater Operating Fund. ($1,300,000.00)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office established Universal Term Contracts for the purchase of Bill Payment Services with Level One LLC; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities, Divisions of Power, Water and Sewerage and Drainage, to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contact Purchase Agreements for the purchase of Bill Presentment Services with Level One, LLC. for the preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety; now, therefore

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Finance and Management 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 Bill Presentment Services with Level One, LLC. for the Division of Power, the Division of Water and the Division of Sewerage and Drainage.

 

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 $1,300,000.00, or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 6300 (Electricity Operating), Fund 6000 (Water Operating), Fund 6100 (Sewerage Operating), and Fund 6200 (Stormwater Operating) in object class 03 Services per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.