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File #: 1571-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/9/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. for the purchase of a step van; to authorize the expenditure of up to $164,490.00 from the Street Construction Maintenance and Repair Fund to purchase the equipment; and to declare an emergency. ($164,490.00)
Attachments: 1. Need Approval - Step Van, 2. ORD 1571-2021 - Financials
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract and issue a purchase order as needed with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. for the purchase of a step van. This purchase will be made for the Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure Management.

The Division of Infrastructure Management will use the equipment for hauling crews and equipment around the city to perform concrete work and other various special projects. The City of Columbus, Fleet Management Division, approved the purchase of this equipment to replace equipment that has reached the end of its useful life and over 20 years old.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (Solicitation RFQ018653) through Vendor Services. The City received one bid for the step van on June 3, 2021, and they were tabulated as follows:

Company Name Bid Amount City/State Majority/MBE/FBE
Fyda Freightliner Columbus $164,490.00 Columbus, OH Majority

The award is to be made to Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. as the lowest responsive and responsible and best bidder for all lines of its bid of $164,490.00.

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
The contract compliance number for Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. is CC004301? and expires on 7/17/2022.

3. FISCAL IMPACT
Funds are available and appropriated for these purchases within the Street Construction Main...

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