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File #: 0393-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/4/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2020 Final action: 2/27/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew Universal Term Contracts for the option to purchase Water Meters, Yokes, Meter Setters and Appurtenances with Badger Meter, Inc.; Metron-Farnier, LP; Master Meter, Inc.; and Core & Main, LP; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to renew existing Universal Term Contracts (UTC) for the option to obtain Water Meters, Yokes, Meter Setters and Appurtenances with Badger Meter, Inc., Metron-Farnier LP, Master Meter, Inc. and Core & Main LP. These contracts provide for Water Meters, Yokes, Meter Setters and Appurtenances to be used in the installation in the City’s water distribution system and the Division of Water.

These contracts, PO139440, PO139447, PO0139448 and PO0139449 were established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ009475 and authorized under Ordinance Number 2441-2018 and will expire March 31, 2020. In accordance with the bid specifications, the City and Badger Meter, Inc., Metron-Farnier LP, Master Meter, Inc., and Core & Main LP can renew their contract for an additional one(1) year term subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper city authorities. The contracts new expiration date will be March 31, 2021.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considered an emergency measure as the current contracts are set to expire in March.

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

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew Universal Term Contracts for the option to purchase Water Meters, Yokes, Meter Setters and Appurtenances with Badger Meter, Inc.; Metron-Farnier, LP; Master Meter, Inc.; and Core & Main, LP; and to declare an emergency.

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WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into Universal Term Contracts for Water Meters, Yokes, Meter Setters and Appurtenances for use by the Division of Water; and

WHEREAS, these contracts were entered into in accordance with Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code, pursuant to solicitation RFQ009475 with Badger Meter, Inc., Me...

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