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File #: 2397-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/16/2020 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action: 11/12/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Playworld Systems Playground Equipment and Parts with Michigan Playgrounds LLC, Dba Midstates Recreation, in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO001343; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Attachments: 1. Michigan Playground Sole Source Certification, 2. MP Sole Source Form
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase Playworld Systems Playground Equipment and Parts with Michigan Playgrounds LLC, Dba Midstates Recreation. The Recreation and Parks Department is the sole user for playground equipment. These playground equipment items are installed at over thirty recreation centers around the City. This equipment encourages children in imaginative play. It builds confidence by providing exploration in a safe playground space for them. Michigan Playgrounds, LLC is the sole source for these parts and services as they are the only local distributor and authorized service provider for Playworld Systems. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three years, expiring October 31, 2023 with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO001343.

Michigan Playgrounds LLC, Dba Midstates Recreation, CC#000552, expires April 8, 2021, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $40,000, Recreation and Parks Department sole user

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance because this contract keeps playground equipment in safe working condition.

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

FISCAL IMPACT: The expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO001343.


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To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Playworld Systems Playground Equipment and Parts with Michigan Playgrounds LLC, Dba Midstates Recreation, in acc...

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