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File #: 2489-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/29/2020 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action: 11/12/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to modify past, present and future contracts and purchase orders from General Supply & Services, Inc., dba Gexpro, to Rexel USA Inc., dba Gexpro; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to modify past, present and future contracts and purchase orders with General Supply & Services dba Gexpro, who has undergone a merger. This ordinance authorizes the assignment of all past, present and future business done by the City of Columbus from General Supply & Services, Inc. dba Gexpro 20-5021902 to Rexel USA Inc. dba Gexpro 20-5021845.

No additional funds are necessary to modify the option contracts as requested. There is no change in the type of products being procured and the original contracts were formally bid. The original terms and conditions remain in effect.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considered an emergency in order to maintain an uninterrupted supply of School Speed Limit Sign Supports and Traffic Pedestal Poles.

FISCAL IMPACT: No additional funding is required to modify the option contract. The Department of Public Service must set aside their own funding for their estimated expenditures.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to modify past, present and future contracts and purchase orders from General Supply & Services, Inc., dba Gexpro, to Rexel USA Inc., dba Gexpro; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Finance and Management Department, Purchasing Office has two option contracts and open purchase orders for School Speed Limit & Sign Supports and Traffic Pedestal Poles for use by Public Services; and,

WHEREAS, General Supply & Services, Inc., dba Gexpro, has undergone a merger and is now Rexel USA, Inc., dba Gexpro, and in addition to notifying the City, Rexel USA, Inc., dba Gexpro, has agreed to honor the past, present and future contracts and agreements; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Finance and Management in that it is immediately necessary to modify all contracts and purc...

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