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File #: 0150-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/14/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an Indefinite Quantity Contract with Edwards Landclearing, Inc. for Yard Waste and Log Grinding Services for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $130,000.00 from the Sanitary Sewer Operating Fund. ($130,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0150-2021 Financial Coding, 2. ORD 0150-2021 Information, 3. RFQ018927 Yard Waste & Log Grinding Bid Tab
Explanation

BACKGROUND: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an Indefinite Quantity Contract with Edwards Landclearing, Inc. to provide Yard Waste and Log Grinding Services for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage, Compost Facility.

The City of Columbus operates a composting facility that processes sewage sludge from two interconnected wastewater treatment plants into soil conditioner / mulch for wholesale. Maintaining continuous operations is necessary to comply with wastewater permit standards and to protect public health. The City utilizes ground yard waste, whole tree wood chips, sawdust, straw, logs, and ground wood waste as bulking agents to process sewage sludge. The services to be performed under this contract call for Edwards Landclearing, Inc. to provide equipment and an operator for grinding yard waste and wood waste, sizing and grinding logs.

The Department of Public Utilities solicited competitive bids for Yard Waste and Log Grinding Services in accordance with the provisions of Section 329 (RFQ018927). Six-hundred and eighteen vendors (618) vendors solicited. One (MAJ) bid was received and opened on June 23, 2021.
The bid from Edwards Landclearing, Inc. was determined to be the only, responsive, responsible and best bidder while establishing an Indefinite Quantity Agreement to be utilized on an as needed basis.
The contract will be in effect from the date of execution to December 1, 2022, with the option to renew for three (3) additional years, on a year to year basis, based upon mutual agreement, budgeted funds and approval by Columbus City Council.

SUPPLIER: Edwards Landclearing, Inc., vendor #006549, CC#34-1112541 expires 5/12/23, Majority Status

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: $130,000.00 is budget...

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