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File #: 1647-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2022 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/27/2022 Final action: 6/30/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contracts Rudd Equipment for the purchase of two front end wheel loaders; to authorize the expenditure of up to $462,206.00 from the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund to purchase the equipment; and to declare an emergency. ($462,206.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1647-2022
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract and issue purchase orders as needed with Rudd Equipment for the purchase of two front end wheel loaders. This purchase will be made for the Department of Public Service, Division of Infrastructure Management.

The Division of Infrastructure Management will use the equipment to maintain and repair streets throughout the City of Columbus. The City of Columbus, Fleet Management Division, approved the purchase of this equipment to replace equipment that has reached the end of its useful life.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (Solicitation RFQ021705) through Vendor Services. The City received three bids for the front end wheel loaders on May 19th, 2022, and bid tabulation was as follows:

Company Name Bid Amount City/State Majority/MBE/FBE
Rudd Equipment $462,206.00 Columbus, OH Majority
Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Inc. $546,865.00 Columbus, OH Majority
Southeastern Equipment Co. Inc. $552,700.00 Dublin, OH Majority

The award is to be made to Rudd Equipment as the lowest responsive, responsible, and best bidder for all lines of its bid of $462,206.00.

Searches in the System for Award Management (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Rudd Equipment.

The contract compliance number for Rudd Equipment is CC039427 and expires 08/23/23.

Funds are available and appropriated for this purchase within the Municipal Motor Vehicle Tax Fund, Fund 2266.

The department requests emergency designation so this equipment can be put into service as quickly as possible to p...

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