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File #: 2256-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2021 Final action: 9/23/2021
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance to Arrow Energy, Inc. for the purchase of jet “A” fuel for the Division of Police from an existing universal term contract; to authorize the expenditure of $232,000.00 from the General Fund. ($232,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Accounting Codes for Helicopter fuel
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director, on behalf of the Division of Police, to associate all general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the universal term contract purchase agreement with Arrow Energy to purchase jet “A” fuel for the Division of Police helicopters based on the current universal term contract. Helicopters are used to patrol the airspace above the City of Columbus and will be flying an average of 500 hours per month. The average fuel burn is approximately 25 gallons per hour. This purchase of jet fuel will permit the helicopters to continue full operations through February 2022.

Bid Information: The Purchasing Office has established a purchase agreement for the purchase of jet “A” fuel with Arrow Energy, Inc.

Contract Compliance No.: CC007603, expires 4/22/2023

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $232,000.00 for the purchase of jet “A” fuel with Arrow Energy, Inc. Funds totaling $333,000.00 were budgeted within the 2021 Police General Fund budget for this expense. $100,000.00 has already been encumbered or spent in 2021 for the purchase of jet “A” fuel. The total expended or encumbered in previous years was as follows: $160,000.00 in 2020, $333,000.00 in 2019, and $333,000 in 2018.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate all general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance to Arrow Energy, Inc. for the purchase of jet “A” fuel for the Division of Police from an existing universal term contract; to authorize the expenditure of $232,000.00 from the General Fund. ($232,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office has established a purchase agreement for jet “A” fuel with Arrow Energy, Inc.; and,

WHEREAS, there is a need for the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, to fly turbine helicopters for the patrol of airspace for the City of Columbus; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Fi...

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