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File #: 1522-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Inc. dba Century Equipment, Inc. to purchase a Toro 4100-D Mower for the Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $62,502.75 from the Water Operating Fund. ($62,502.75)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1522-2021 Bid Tab, 2. ORD 1522-2021 Recommendation, 3. ORD 1522-2021 Financial Coding, 4. ORD 1522-2021 Fleet Approval

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND: This ordinance is to establish a contract to purchase a Toro 4100-D Mower for the Division of Water with Century Equipment, Inc.  The mower will be used by the Watershed Management Section staff to maintain the grounds at the Hoover, Griggs, and O’Shaughnessy Reservoir Park areas.  This unit is replacing BT-20809.  This purchase has been approved by the Division of Fleet Management.

 

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 (RFQ018738).  Sixty-eight (68) bidders were solicited and one (1) bid was received and was opened on June 3, 2021. 

 

This company is not debarred according to the Excluded Parties listing of the Federal Government and is not listed in the Auditor of State database for Findings for Recovery.

 

SUPPLIER:  Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Inc. dba Century Equipment, Inc., 59-3472632, (MAJ), expires 2/2/23. 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  $62,502.75 is required for this purchase.

 

$0.00 was expended for a similar purchase in 2020.

$0.00 was expended for a similar purchase in 2019.

 

Title

 

To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Inc. dba Century Equipment, Inc. to purchase a Toro 4100-D Mower for the Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $62,502.75 from the Water Operating Fund.  ($62,502.75)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary for the Division of Water to purchase a Toro 4100-D Mower in the amount of $62,502.75 to maintain the grounds around Hoover, Griggs and O'Shaughnessy Reservoir park areas; and

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids for the Toro 4100-D Mower and Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Inc. dba Century Equipment, Inc. was the only bidder; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Inc. dba Century Equipment, Inc.; now, therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Finance and Management Director is authorized to establish a contract with Jerry Pate Turf & Irrigation, Inc. dba Century Equipment, Inc., 4199 Leap Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026 for the purchase of a Toro 4100-D Mower for the Division of Water, in accordance with the specifications on file in the Purchasing Office.

SECTION 2.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 3.  That the expenditure of $62,502.75 or as much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in Fund 6000 (Water Operating) in object Class 06 Vehicles per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 5.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.