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File #: 0353-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/29/2020 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Municipal Court Judges, through the Administrative and Presiding Judge, to enter into the third year of a potential four-year contract with Willo Security, Inc., for the provision of security guard services in the Municipal Court Building; to authorize the expenditure of $400,000.00 from the General Fund ($400,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Willo

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:

This ordinance authorizes the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges to engage in the third year of a three year contract with a potential fourth year for security guard services in the Municipal Court building at 375 S. High St. with Willo Security, Inc. (Willo).  Formal bid RFQ008960 was done and closed on May 16, 2018. Year one per hour rate is $19.95 and the overtime rate is $29.93. Year two per hour rate is $20.35 and the overtime rate is $30.53.   Year three per hour rate is $21.00 and the overtime rate is $31.50.   Year four per hour rate is $21.55 and the overtime rate is $32.33.

 

Willo Security, Inc. Federal Tax Id is 34-1808997.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  Funding for this expenditure in the amount of $400,000 is budgeted and available within the 2020 general fund budget for court security.  Pending approval of legislation 2925-2019.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Municipal Court Judges, through the Administrative and Presiding Judge, to enter into the third year of a potential four-year contract with Willo Security, Inc., for the provision of security guard services in the Municipal Court Building; to authorize the expenditure of $400,000.00 from the General Fund ($400,000.00).

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the continuation of security services in the Municipal Court building is imperative for the safety and well-being of the building employees and the general public; and

 

WHEREAS,  the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges desire to engage in the third year of a potential four-year contract with Willo Security, Inc. for security guard services in the Municipal Court building; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges to authorize the Administrative and Presiding Judge to enter into said contract and authorize expenditures with Willo Security, Inc., so as to continue uninterrupted services in the provision of contractual security guard services within the Municipal Court building, for the preservation of the public health, peace, safety, and welfare; now therefore;

 

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

 

SECTION 1. That the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges, through the Administrative and Presiding Judge, be and is hereby authorized to enter into the third year of a potential four-year contract between the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges and Willo Security, Inc., for the provision of contractual security guard services in the Municipal Court building.

 

SECTION 2. That the expenditure of $400,000 through July 31, 2021 or so much thereof as may be necessary, is authorized to be expended from the general fund, to pay the costs thereof. See attachment.

 

SECTION 3.  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 4.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.