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File #: 2362-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/22/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/21/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Kevin Lehr Associates for the purchase of Wooden Utility Poles for the Division of Power; and to authorize the expenditure of $723,137.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund; ($723,137.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2362-2022 Financial Coding, 2. ORD 2362-2022 Information, 3. ORD 2362-2022 Bid Tabulation
Explanation

BACKGROUND: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with Kevin Lehr Associates for the purchase of Wooden Utility Poles for the Division of Power. The Wooden Utility Poles will be used for new installations and for maintenance, repair, replacement and construction projects to maintain the street lighting system in the Columbus Area.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (RFQ022334). One bid (MAJ) was received and opened on August 8, 2021.
After a review of the bid, the Division of Power recommends an award be made for all items to Kevin Lehr Associates in the amount of $723,137.00 as the only responsive, responsible and best bidder.
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.

SUPPLIER: Kevin Lehr Associates, Vendor #003880, CC#29-7424991, expires 6/14/24, (MAJ)

FISCAL IMPACT: $723,137.00 has been budgeted for this purchase.

$52,600.05 was spent in 2021
$286,340.05 was spent in 2020.


Title
To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Kevin Lehr Associates for the purchase of Wooden Utility Poles for the Division of Power; and to authorize the expenditure of $723,137.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund; ($723,137.00)


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WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office opened formal bids on August 8, 2022 for the purchase of Wooden Utility Poles for the Division of Power; and

WHEREAS, the Division of Power recommends an award be made to Kevin Lehr Associates, the only responsive and responsible and best bidder; and
WHEREAS, the Division of Power will use the Wooden Utility Poles for new installations and maintenance, repair, replacement and construction proje...

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