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File #: 0424-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/16/2021 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 4/5/2021 Final action: 4/9/2021
Title: To amend the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a purchase order with ESEC Corporation for the purchase of two knuckle boom trucks for the Division of Refuse Collection; to authorize the expenditure of up to $433,200.00; and to declare an emergency. ($433,200.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0424-2021 Knuckle-boom Trucks
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
The purpose of this ordinance is to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with ESEC Corporation., in order to purchase two (2) CNG-powered knuckle-boom trucks, for the Department of Public Service, Division of Refuse Collection. This purchase will assist the Division with expediting bulk pick-up of large items and with the clean-up of illegal dumping sites. The City of Columbus, Fleet Management Division, approved the purchase of these two (2) knuckle-boom trucks to replace equipment that has reached the end of its useful life of 10 years. The Purchasing Office advertised a competitive bid in accordance with Section 329.06 (RFQ016809) through Vendor Services. A formal best value proposal (BVP) was solicited for these services and proposals were evaluated by a three (3) member committee, based upon various criteria; Evaluation, Total Cost of Ownership, Specification Conformity and Completeness, Schedule and Delivery, Quality and Feasibility, Past Performance, and Acquisition Cost. Resulting in an award recommendation to ESEC Corporation.


2. BID INFORMATION
Request for Quote RFQ016809 was advertised and proposals were opened November 19, 2020. Two (2) responses were received.

An evaluation committee consisting of one representative from the Division of Fleet Management, one from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and one from the Division of Refuse Collection. Each member of the committee scored and ranked written proposals submitted by the offerors. Both offerors submitted pricing with their proposals.

ESEC Corporation received the highest scores, with 89.05 points of 100 points possible. Based upon the final scores and in compliance with Columbus City Code 329.06, the Committee was satisfied with awarding ESEC Corporation all items based on the best value and cost to the City.

In accordance with the Committee recommendations, the Purchasing Office recommends the award of one contract as ...

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