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File #: 0379-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/3/2020 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to renew a contract with Blind Eye Restoration LLC for an additional year and add $20,550.00 from the general fund; to authorize the expenditure of $20,550.00; and to declare an emergency. ($20,550.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD0379-2020 2020-02-03 Planning Art Maintenance Contract Renewal

Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to renew a contract with Blind Eye Restoration LLC for an additional year and add $20,550.00.  The original contract, which expired February 29, 2020, allows for up to two additional, one year renewals.  This renewal is the first renewal of the original contract.

 

Original Contract Amount                     $28,000.00                     PO191088

Renewal 1                                                               $20,550.00

Total Contract Amount                                          $48,550.00

 

This contract provides public art maintenance, peer review of proposed artwork proposals, and, on an as needed basis, the timely assessment and repair of damaged artworks. The department’s aim is to maintain the City’s public art collection in good condition and to provide an educated impartial assessment of new artwork proposals.

 

Emergency action is requested so the Division of Planning can continue maintenance without interruption.

 

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this contract is available in the Division of Planning’s 2020 General Fund budget.  There are 2019 funds remaining on the original purchase order and these funds will be expended first in early 2020 with the 2020 funds being expended later in the year. 

 

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE: The vendor’s account number is 027939 and contract compliance expires 02/20/2022.

 

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to renew a contract with Blind Eye Restoration LLC for an additional year and add $20,550.00 from the general fund; to authorize the expenditure of $20,550.00; and to declare an emergency. ($20,550.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to renew a contract with Blind Eye Restoration, by extending the contract termination date from February 29, 2020, to February 28, 2021; and

 

WHEREAS, this contract provides public art maintenance, peer review of proposed artwork proposals, and, on an as needed basis, the timely assessment and repair of damaged artworks. The department’s aim is to maintain the City’s public art collection in good condition and to provide an educated impartial assessment of new artwork proposals; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to renew the agreement with Blind Eye Restoration so that maintenance services can continue without interruption, all for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety, and welfare; NOW THEREFORE,

 

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1.                     That the Director of the Department of Development is hereby authorized to renew a contract with Blind Eye Restoration LLC for an additional year and add $20,550.00.

 

SECTION 2.                     That the expenditure of $20,550.00, or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 1000 (General Fund), Dept-Div 44-06 (Planning), in object class 03 (Services) per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

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 the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance.

 

SECTION 5.                     That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.