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File #: 1754-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2022 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action: 7/14/2022
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into Universal Term Contracts for the option to purchase OEM Truck Parts with Rush Truck Centers of Ohio, Inc. and Truck Country of Indiana, Inc. dba Stoops Freightliner; and to authorize the expenditure of $2.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025. ($2.00).

 Explanation

BACKGROUND:  This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish Universal Term Contracts (UTCs) for the option to purchase OEM Truck Parts with Rush Truck Centers of Ohio, Inc. and Truck Country of Indiana, Inc. dba Stoops Freightliner.  The Division of Fleet Management is the primary user for OEM Truck Parts.  OEM Truck Parts are used to repair City commercial vehicles.  The term of the proposed option contracts would be approximately two (2) years, expiring September 30, 2024, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year.  The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on June 9, 2022.  In addition, the expenditure of $2.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025.

 

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section 329 relating to competitive bidding (Request for Quotation No. RFQ021793).    Two (2) bids were received. 

 

The Purchasing Office is recommending award to the overall lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidders as follows:

 

Rush Truck Centers of Ohio, Inc., CC# 008512 expires 2/17/2023, Items 1-3, $1.00

Truck Country of Indiana, Inc. dba Stoops Freightliner., CC# 013531 expires 11/19/2023, Item 5, $1.00

Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $395,000.00, Division of Fleet Management, the primary user

 

The companies are 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 $2.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025.  City Agencies will be required to obtain approval to expend from their own appropriations for their estimated annual expenditures. 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into Universal Term Contracts for the option to purchase OEM Truck Parts with Rush Truck Centers of Ohio, Inc. and Truck Country of Indiana, Inc. dba Stoops Freightliner; and to authorize the expenditure of $2.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025. ($2.00).

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the OEM Truck Parts UTCs will provide for the purchase of OEM Truck Parts used to repair City commercial vehicles; and, 

 

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office advertised and solicited formal bids on June 9, 2022 and selected the overall lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidders; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the daily operation of the Department of Finance and Management, Division of Fleet Management, to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into Universal Term Contracts for the option to purchase OEM Truck Parts with Rush Truck Centers of Ohio, Inc. and Truck Country of Indiana, Inc. dba Stoops Freightliner; 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 Contracts for the option to purchase OEM Truck Parts in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ021793 for a term of approximately two (2) years, expiring September 30, 2022, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year, as follows:

 

Rush Truck Centers of Ohio, Inc., Items 1-3, $1.00

Truck Country of Indiana, Inc. dba Stoops Freightliner., Item 5, $1.00

 

SECTION 2.  That the expenditure of $2.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025 of this ordinance to pay the cost thereof.

 

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 accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 4.  That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.