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File #: 1407-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to issue a purchase order and associate all General Budget Reservations to Vance’s Outdoors Inc. for the purchase of training ammunition for the Division of Police; to authorize the expenditure of $141,747.70 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($141,747.70)
Attachments: 1. Accounting Codes for Ammo

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:  This ordinance authorizes the purchase of ammunition for the Division of Police from Vance’s Outdoors Inc. in the amount of $141,747.70.  The Division of Police requests the purchase of ammunition for training and the qualification of police officers.   There is a significant lead time for ammunition orders; therefore, orders need to be placed now to ensure sufficient supply for training. The Division of Police has already spent or encumbered $99,967.30 through the use of general funds with Vance's.

 

Bid Information: The Purchasing Office has set up a universal term contract with Vance’s Outdoors Inc. for this type of ammunition.

 

Vance’s Outdoors Inc. is not debarred according to the excluded party listing system of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

 

Contract Compliance No.: Vance’s Outdoors Inc. certification number CC009245 expires 4/22/2023.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  This legislation authorizes a total expenditure of $141,747.70 from the General Fund for the purchase of ammunition for the Division of Police from a universal term contract.  The Police Division budgeted $457,600.00 in the 2022 General Fund budget for the purchase of ammunition.

 

Title

 

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to issue a purchase order and associate all General Budget Reservations to Vance’s Outdoors Inc. for the purchase of training ammunition for the Division of Police; to authorize the expenditure of $141,747.70 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($141,747.70)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office has set up a universal term contract with Vance’s Outdoors, Inc. for ammunition; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Division of Police needs to purchase ammunition for ongoing training and for the necessary qualification of officers; and,

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual and daily operation of the Division of Police, Department of Public Safety, in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to issue a purchase order with Vance’s Outdoors, Inc. for the purchase of training ammunition due to the significant lead time for ammunition orders, for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, property, safety and welfare; NOW, THEREFORE:

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Finance and Management Director be and is hereby authorized to issue a purchase order and associate all General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate Universal Term Contract Purchase Agreement for the purchase of ammunition from Vance’s Outdoors, Inc. for the Division of Police.

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $141,747.70, or so much thereof as may be needed, is hereby authorized in the General Fund in object class 02 Materials and Supplies per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such account codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 4.  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 5.  That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared 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