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File #: 2180-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/12/2021 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/16/2021
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish purchase orders with The Dexter Company ($120,163.16) and Kueper North America ($14,700.00) for the purchase of After Market Snow Plow Parts; to authorize the expenditure of $134,863.16 from the Fleet Management Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($134,863.16)
Attachments: 1. Ord 2180-2021 Legislation Template
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish purchase orders with The Dexter Company in the amount of $120,163.16 and Kueper North America in the amount of $14,700.00 for the purchase of aftermarket snow plow parts per the results of bid solicitation RFQ019103. These Snow Plow Parts are needed for use by the Department of Public Service for maintenance and upkeep of its snow removal vehicles. This bid was processed in accordance with the competitive bidding provisions of Columbus City Code. Four bids were received and opened for RFQ019103 on July 29, 2021 from the following respondents:

HYO, Inc.
Dexter Company
Kueper North America
NAPA

It is requested that The Dexter Company be awarded line items 1-18. It is also requested that Kueper North America be awarded lines 19-20.

The Dexter Company Vendor #006581, FID 34-1232702

Kueper North America Vendor #018468, FID 27-3325683

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $134,863.16 from the Fleet Management Operating Fund with The Dexter Company and Kueper North America collectively for the purchase aftermarket snow plow Parts. In 2019, the Fleet Management Division expended $65,473.75 for aftermarket snow plow parts. No aftermarket snow plow parts were purchased in 2020.

Emergency action is requested to ensure that a purchase order can be established as quickly as possible. Worldwide spikes in the cost of steel have greatly increased lead times on many items, including these parts. In order to ensure these parts will be on hand in time for their seasonal need, emergency action is requested.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Fleet Management Division, to establish purchase orders with The Dexter Company ($120,163.16) and Kueper North America ($14,700.00) for the purchase of After Market Snow Plow Parts; to authorize the expenditure of $134,863.16 from the Fleet Management Operating Fund; and to dec...

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