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File #: 0377-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/3/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Liquid Calcium Chloride with Calcium Chloride Sales Inc.

 Explanation

BACKGROUND:  This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to renew an existing Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to obtain Liquid Calcium Chloride with Calcium Chloride Sales Inc.  This contract provides for liquid calcium chloride for street snow removal for the Department of Public Service.  

 

The contract, PO070723 was established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ004951 and authorized under Ordinance Number 1336-2017 and will expire May 31, 2020.  In accordance with the bid specifications, the City and Calcium Chloride Sales Inc. can renew the contract for an additional one year term subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City Authorities.  The new contract expiration date will be May 31, 2021. 

 

FISCAL IMPACT: No funding is required to renew the option contract.  The Department of Public Service must set aside their own funding for their estimated expenditures. 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Liquid Calcium Chloride with Calcium Chloride Sales Inc.

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into a Universal Term Contract for Liquid Calcium Chloride for use by the Department of Public Service; and 

 

WHEREAS, this contract was entered into in accordance with Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code, pursuant to solicitation  RFQ004951 with Calcium Chloride Sales, Inc. deemed the lowest, most responsive, responsible and best, and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with the bid specifications, the City and Calcium Chloride Sales Inc., can renew the contract for an additional one year period, subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City authorities; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Service to authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract with Calcium Chloride Sales, Inc. for the option to obtain Liquid calcium chloride; now, therefore

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Finance and Management Director is hereby authorized to renew the option contract with Calcium Chloride Sales Inc., PO070723 for a period of one year, from May 31, 2020 to and including May 31, 2021.

 

SECTION 2.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.