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File #: 2326-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 9/27/2021 Final action: 9/29/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to enter into a services contract with King Business Interiors Inc. for the reconfiguration and installation of additional office cubicles, desks and chairs; to waive the formal bidding requirements of Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of up to $97,106.46 from the Street Construction and Maintenance Fund to pay for this contract; and to declare an emergency. ($97,106.46)
Attachments: 1. 2326-2021 Financials, 2. 2326-2021 bid waiver
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to enter into a service contract with King Business Interiors Inc. in the amount of up to $97,106.46 for reconfiguration and installation of additional office cubicles, desks and chairs.

The intent of this project is to provide adequate office space accommodations for an expanding work force for the Division of Infrastructure Management, Division of Traffic Management and the Director’s Office in the Department of Public Service. This project will require the reconfiguration and installation of additional cubicles, desks and chairs within the Coleman Government Center located at 111 N. Front St. In order to reuse existing material and build a cohesive office the Department is requesting a bid waiver to award a service contract to the vendor that provided the original equipment and who is the only authorized seller of Haworth office systems in central Ohio.

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against King Business Interiors Inc.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
King Business Interiors Inc. contract compliance number is CC005688 and expires 1/6/2022. This vendor is FBE certified WBE005688 and expires 2/28/2024.

3. BID WAIVER
The Department of Public service is requesting a bid waiver for this project to award a service contract with King Business Interiors Inc. for the reconfiguration and installation of additional cubicles, desks and chairs. A bid waiver is necessary so that the department can use the original vendor in order to reuse existing material and build a cohesive office. King Business Interiors is the only authorized reseller of Haworth office system in central Ohio.

4. FISCAL IMPACT
Funding for this contract is available within Fund 2265, the Street Construction and Maintenance Fund.

5. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to expedite this contract to complete the project in...

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