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File #: 2317-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/12/2022 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/21/2022
Title: To authorize the Municipal Court Judges, through the Administrative and Presiding Judge, to enter into the first year of the contract with Willo Security, Inc., for the provision of security guard services in the Municipal Court Building; and to authorize the expenditure of $450,000.00 from the General Fund. ($450,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Willo2

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:

This ordinance authorizes the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges to engage in the first year of a contract for security guard services in the Municipal Court building at 375 S. High St. with Willo Security, Inc. (Willo).  Formal bid RFP022058 was completed and closed on June 28,2022. The year one hourly rate is $28.80; year two hourly rate is $30.40; year three hourly rate is $32.00; and year four hourly rate is $33.60.

 

Willo Security, Inc. Federal Tax Id is 34-1808997.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  Funding for this expenditure in the amount of $450,000 is budgeted and available within the 2022 general fund budget. 

 

Title

 

To authorize the Municipal Court Judges, through the Administrative and Presiding Judge, to enter into the first year of the contract with Willo Security, Inc., for the provision of security guard services in the Municipal Court Building; and to authorize the expenditure of $450,000.00 from the General Fund. ($450,000.00).

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the continuation of security services in the Municipal Court building is imperative for the safety and well-being of the building employees and the general public; and

 

WHEREAS,  the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges desire to engage in the first year of a potential four-year contract with Willo Security, Inc. for security guard services in the Municipal Court building; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges to authorize the Administrative and Presiding Judge to enter into said contract and authorize expenditures with Willo Security, Inc., so as to continue uninterrupted services in the provision of contractual security guard services within the Municipal Court building, for the preservation of the public health, peace, safety, and welfare; now therefore;

 

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

 

SECTION 1. That the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges, through the Administrative and Presiding Judge, be and is hereby authorized to enter into the first year of a potential four-year contract between the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges and Willo Security, Inc., for the provision of contractual security guard services in the Municipal Court building.

 

SECTION 2. That the expenditure of $450,000 through July 31, 2023 or so much thereof as may be necessary, is authorized to be expended from the general fund, to pay the costs 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.