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File #: 1935-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/7/2021 In control: Technology Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology, on behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), to enter into a contract with OnActuate Consulting, Inc. for the first phase of development and implementation of the B2Gnow Certification Management project; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of $28,700.00 from the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($28,700.00)
Attachments: 1. 1935-2021 EXP, 2. 1935-2021 Quote document D365 - B2GNow Interface Details with ODI V1, 3. 1935-2021 Bid Waiver Form - OnActuate Consulting Inc_
Explanation
This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Technology (DoT), on behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), to enter into a contract with OnActuate Consulting, Inc. for the first phase of development and implementation of the B2Gnow Certification Management project. The Department of Technology is requesting authorization on behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion where the B2Gnow certification module is being developed and implemented to replace the City's limited functioning BIZTrak system. The introduction of the B2Gnow certification module presented an opportunity for the ODI to better manage the City's certification data. The total contract amount is $28,700.00 with a coverage term period from June 10, 2021 through September 30, 2021.

To allow for the above-mentioned contract agreement, it is necessary to waive the provisions of competitive bidding requirements of the Columbus City Code. Given the circumstances and critical development and implementation schedule, as such, this ordinance requests a waiver of competitive bidding provisions of the Columbus City Code.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:
Emergency action is requested to expedite authorization of this contract and to ensure and initiate services from the supplier at the prices proposed.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The cost for this 2021 contract with OnActuate Consulting, Inc. for the first phase of development and implementation of the B2Gnow Certification Management project for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion is $28,700.00. Funds were budgeted and available within the Department of Technology, Information Services Division, Information Services Operating Fund.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:
Vendor Name: OnActuate Consulting, Inc.; DAX/City Vendor Acct.#/CC#: # 027985 Expiration Date: 6/28/2023


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To authorize the Director of the Department of Technology, on behalf of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), to enter into a contract wit...

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