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File #: 2915-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2022 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify and extend the current contract with MaxResources, dba CleanScene BioRecovery Services, for biohazardous waste collection and disposal services for the Division of Fire; to authorize the expenditure of $10,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)
Attachments: 1. biohazard coding

Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify the existing contract with MaxResources dba CleanScene BioRecovery Services for biohazardous waste collection and disposal services for the Division of Fire. During emergency medical runs and transports, the Division of Fire uses a variety of miscellaneous medical supplies, such as needles, gauze, bandages, etc., to treat patients in need. The resulting waste is biohazardous in nature, and is safely contained until it can be collected and disposed of properly. The Division of Fire contracts for the collection and removal of this biohazardous waste from its fire stations on an as needed basis, and is in need to modify and extend the current contract with MaxResources dba CleanScene BioRecovery Services so that these services can continue.

Contract Compliance: MaxResources dba CleanScene BioRecovery Services, Vendor #007966 ~ a Minority vendor ~ 42-1708453

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested so that the removal and disposal of biohazardous waste from fire stations across the City of Columbus can continue without interruption.

Fiscal Impact: Funds are available in the Division of Fire's General Fund budget for these services. Year to date, the Division of Fire has spent/encumbered approximately $50,000.00 for these services. The Division of Fire spent approximately $50,000.00 and $40,000.00 for these services in 2021 and 2020, respectively.

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To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify and extend the current contract with MaxResources, dba CleanScene BioRecovery Services, for biohazardous waste collection and disposal services for the Division of Fire; to authorize the expenditure of $10,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)


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WHEREAS, the Division of Fire contracts for the collection and disposal of biohazardous waste from it's fire ...

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