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File #: 0198-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/13/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements with both Life-Assist, Inc. and with BoundTree Medical, LLC for the purchase of EMS pharmaceuticals and miscellaneous medical supplies for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire; to authorize the expenditure of $900,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($900,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 0198-2020 coding
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes purchase orders in the total amount of $900,000.00 for EMS pharmaceuticals and miscellaneous medical supplies from existing Universal Term Contracts (UTCs) for the Division of Fire. The Fire Division needs to purchase pharmaceuticals and miscellaneous medical supplies for use in daily emergency services and emergency medical service (EMS) operations. The existing Universal Term Contracts were established by the Purchasing Office for such purposes with both Life-Assist, Inc. and with BoundTree Medical LLC. EMS medical supplies include, but are not limited to, bandages, IVs, pharmaceuticals, splints, etc. These supplies are used in the Fire Division's daily emergency medical (EMS) operations. This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreements with both Life-Assist, Inc. and with BoundTree Medical LLC for the purchase of these supplies for the Division of Fire.

Bid Information: Universal Term Contracts exist for these purchases: Life-Assist, Inc. / Pharmaceuticals (PA004023 / Exp. 06-30-21); BoundTree / Pharmaceuticals (PA004022 / Exp. 06-30-21); Life-Assist, Inc. / Miscellaneous Medicals (PA004058 / Exp. 06-30-21); BoundTree / Miscellaneous Medicals (PA004055 / Exp. 06-30-21).

Contract Compliance: Life-Assist, Inc. #94-2440500 (Active C.C.) / BoundTree Medical LLC #31-1739487 (Active C.C.)

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested as funds for both medical and pharmaceutical supplies are needed to keep supplies stocked at adequate levels.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the expenditure of $900,000.00 from the Division of Fire's general fund operating budget to purchase both pharmaceuticals and miscellaneous medical supplies, which is budgeted at $1.775M for 2020. The Fire Division spent $1.670M in 2019 for medical supplies. A...

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