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File #: 1720-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/10/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to renew a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase crime lab supplies with Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to renew an existing Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to obtain Rainin Crime Lab Supplies with Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC. This contract provides for lab supplies used for DNA testing, for the Division of Police Crime Lab.

The contract, PO096277 was established in accordance with a negotiated contract and authorized under Ordinance Number 3151-2017 and will expire October 31, 2020. In accordance with the bid proposal, the City and Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC 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 October 31, 2021.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considered an emergency measure to insure there is no interruption of goods/services provided.

FISCAL IMPACT: No funding is required to renew the option contract. The Department of Public Safety 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 crime lab supplies with Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into a Universal Term Contract for Rainin Crime Lab Supplies for use by the Division of Police; and

WHEREAS, this contract was entered into in accordance with Chapter 329 of the Columbus City Code, pursuant to the Sole Source provisions and a negotiated contract with Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the bid proposal, the City and Mettler-Toledo Rainin, LLC can renew the contract for an additional one year period, subject to mutual agreement and approval of proper City authorities; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Safety in tha...

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