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File #: 1701-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/8/2022 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/27/2022 Final action: 6/30/2022
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Qiagen Crime Lab Supplies with Qiagen LLC in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Attachments: 1. Sole Source Form.pdf

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:  This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase Qiagen Crime Lab Supplies with Qiagen LLC.  The Division of Police is the sole user for Qiagen lab supplies.  The lab supplies are used in the Crime lab for DNA testing.  Qiagen LLC is the sole source and only manufacturer of these supplies.  The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three (3) years, expiring June 30, 2025, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year.  In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025.

 

Qiagen LLC, CC# 010942, expires 6/7/2024, Catalog, $1.00

Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $80,000.00, Division of Police, the sole user

 

Emergency Designation:  The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance to ensure supplies are not inhibited for the crime lab to extract DNA.

 

The company 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.  

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  The expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025.   

 

Title

 

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Qiagen Crime Lab Supplies with Qiagen LLC in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Qiagen Crime Lab Supplies UTC will provide for the purchase of lab supplies used for DNA testing and Qiagen LLC is the sole source provider of these goods; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Public Safety Department in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Qiagen Crime Lab Supplies with Qiagen LLC to ensure supplies are not inhibited for the crime lab to perform DNA extractions on evidentiary samples, thereby preserving the public health, peace, 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 is hereby authorized to enter into the following Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Qiagen Crime Lab Supplies for a term of approximately three (3) years, expiring June 30, 2025, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year, as follows:

 

Qiagen LLC, Catalog, $1.00

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025 of this ordinance to pay the cost thereof.

 

SECTION 3.  That this purchase is in accordance with relevant provisions of the Columbus City Code, "Sole Source Procurement."

 

SECTION 4.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

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