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File #: 2384-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/15/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action: 11/12/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contracts with Fyda Freightliner for the purchase of two flushers with anti-icing systems; to authorize the expenditure of up to $586,338.00 from the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund to purchase the equipment; and to declare an emergency. ($586,338.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2384-2020 - Financials
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contract and issue purchase orders as needed with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. for the purchase of two flushers with anti-icing systems. This purchase will be made for the Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure Management.

The Division of Infrastructure Management will use the equipment for street sweeping as well as in snow and ice control on the roadways 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 RFQ016450) through Vendor Services. The City received two bids for the flushers with anti-icing systems on October 1, 2020, and they were tabulated as follows:

Company Name Bid Amount City/State Majority/MBE/FBE
Fyda Freightliner Columbus $586,338.00 Columbus, OH Majority
Esec Corporation $669,204.00 Grove City, OH Majority

The award is to be made to Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc., as the lowest responsive and responsible and best bidder for all lines of its bid of $586,338.00.

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
The contract compliance number for Fyda Freightliner Columb...

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