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File #: 1880-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/12/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to transfer cash and appropriation between projects within the Streets and Highways Bond Fund; to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contracts with Esec Corporation for the purchase of spray injection pothole patcher trucks; to authorize the expenditure of up to $462,460.00 from the Streets and Highways Bond Fund to purchase the equipment; and to declare an emergency. ($462,460.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1880-2020 - Financials
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contract and issue purchase orders as needed with Esec Corporation for the purchase of two spray injection pothole patcher trucks. This purchase will be made for the Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure Management.

The Division of Infrastructure Management will use the equipment to maintain and repair the streets throughout the City of Columbus. The City of Columbus, Fleet Management Division, approved the purchase of this equipment to replace equipment that has reached the end of its useful life.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (Solicitation RFQ015685) through Vendor Services. The City received two bids for the spray injection pothole patcher trucks on July 23, 2020, and they were tabulated as follows:

Company Name Bid Amount City/State Majority/MBE/FBE
Esec Corporation $462,460.00 Grove City, OH Majority
Leader Machinery Company $448,090.00 Monroe, OH Majority

The lowest bid was deemed unresponsive due to the bidder not meeting the specification of the cab and chassis. The award is to be made to Esec Corporation as the lowest responsive and responsible and best bidder for all lines of its bid of $462,460.00.

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Esec Corporation.


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