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File #: 0481-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/13/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Thermal Image Cameras with All-American Fire Equipment, Inc.

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:  This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to renew an existing Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to obtain Thermal Image Cameras with All-American Fire Equipment, Inc.  This contract provides for the purchase and delivery of thermal image cameras, truck mounted chargers, associated hardware and software.

 

The contract, PO136540, was established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ008179 and authorized under Ordinance Number 1672-2018 and will expire May 31, 2020.  In accordance with the bid specifications, the City and All-American Fire Equipment, Inc. can renew the contract for an additional one year term subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City Authorities.  All-American Fire Equipment, after consulting with their manufacturer is able to extend the contract through December 31, 2020.

 

Title

 

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Thermal Image Cameras with All-American Fire Equipment, Inc.

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into a Universal Term Contract for Thermal Image Cameras for use by the Division of Fire; and 

 

WHEREAS, this contract was entered into in accordance with Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code, pursuant to solicitation RFQ008179 with All-American Fire Equipment, Inc. deemed the most responsive and best bidder, and

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with the bid specifications, the City and All-American Fire Equipment, Inc. can renew the contract through December 31, 2020, 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 Safety, Division of Fire, to authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract with All-American Fire Equipment, Inc. for the option to obtain Thermal Image Cameras; 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 a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Thermal Image Cameras with All-American Fire Equipment, Inc., PO136540 for a period of seven months, from June 1, 2020 to and including December 31, 2020.

 

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