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File #: 1659-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To approve a procurement of more than $100,000.00 on a Universal Term Contract previously established by the City for the purchase of dump trucks; to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for the purchase of two single axle dump trucks from Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of up to $195,885.83 from the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund; and declare an emergency. ($195,885.83)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1659-2021 - Financials, 2. (2) Single Axle Dump Trucks - Approval Needed

Explanation

1. BACKGROUND

This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the Universal Term Contract for the purchase of two single axle dump trucks for the Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure Management.

 

The Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure, is responsible for plowing snow and spreading salt during the winter season as well as for hauling materials and equipment for various job duties.  The Division has a need for two single axle dump trucks.  The Division of Infrastructure Management will be exchanging two brass tags named at the time of the delivery of the equipment, both of which have reached the end of their useful life, for the purchase of two single axle dump trucks.  The City has a multiple year Universal Term Contract for this equipment with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc.

 

The following Purchase Agreement association requires approval by City Council in order to expend more than $100,000.00 on a Universal Term Contract, per City Code 329.19(g):

 

Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc., PA004938, Dump Truck, expires 12/31/2023.

 

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 INFORMATION

The contract compliance number for Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. is CC004301 and expires 7/17/2022.

 

3.  FISCAL IMPACT

Funds are budgeted, available, and appropriated for this expenditure within the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund.

 

4.  EMERGENCY DESIGNATION

The department requests emergency designation for this legislation to prevent a shortage of dump trucks used for plowing snow and spreading salt, as well hauling materials and equipment.

 

Title 

To approve a procurement of more than $100,000.00 on a Universal Term Contract previously established by the City for the purchase of dump trucks; to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to associate all General Budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for the purchase of two single axle dump trucks from Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of up to $195,885.83 from the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund; and declare an emergency.  ($195,885.83)

 

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WHEREAS, the Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure Management, is responsible for plowing snow and spreading salt during the winter season as well as for hauling materials and equipment for various job duties; and

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office established PA004938 for two single axle dump trucks, with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc.; and

 

WHEREAS, the Division of Infrastructure Management desires to purchase two single axle dump trucks to use for plowing snow and spreading salt during the winter season as well as for hauling materials and equipment for various job duties; and

 

WHEREAS, the Director of Finance and Management will associate all general budget reservations with the appropriate universal term contracts with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. in accordance with the terms, conditions and specifications of PA004938 on file in the Purchasing Office; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the expenditure of up to $195,885.83 with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc. for the purchase of the dump trucks; and

 

WHEREAS, City Council approval is required to expend more than $100,000.00 on a Universal Term Contract without bidding the purchase as required under 329.19(G); and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operations of the Department of Public Service in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a purchase order on behalf of Department of Public Service to purchase said units to prevent a shortage of dump trucks used for plowing snow and spreading salt as well hauling materials and equipment, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; now, therefore

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That City Council authorizes the procurement of more than $100,000.00 with Fyda Freightliner Columbus, Inc., on Universal Term Contract PA004938, Dump Truck.

 

SECTION 2.  That the Director of Finance and Management be and is hereby authorized to associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for the purchase of two single axle dump trucks for the Division of Infrastructure Management.

 

SECTION 3.  That the expenditure of $195,885.83 or as much thereof as may be necessary is hereby authorized in Fund 2266 (Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund), Dept-Div 5911 (Division of Infrastructure Management), in Object Class 06 (Capital Outlay) per the account codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  Funds are hereby deemed appropriated and expenditures and transfers authorized to carry out the purposes of this ordinance and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 5.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance.

SECTION 6.  That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.