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File #: 2917-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2022 In control: Housing Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Development to renew a contract (renewal number 3) with Treasurer Franklin County through Franklin County Public Health for an additional year, to add up to $90,000.00, and to modify the contract terms, all to provide lead risk inspection/assessor services to the Lead Safe Columbus program; to authorize the expenditure of up to $90,000.00; and to declare an emergency. ($90,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2917- 2022 10-20 Housing Franklin County Public Health Renewal LEAD 19
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to renew and modify the scope of services of a contract (renewal number 3) with Treasurer Franklin County through Franklin County Public Health for an additional year to provide lead risk inspection/assessor services to the Lead Safe Columbus program.

Original contract amount $45,000 .00 PO209571 PY 2020
Modification No. 1 amount $45,000.00 Ord. 0467-2020 PO239190 PY 2020
Renewal No. 1 amount $ 0.00 Ord. 2699-2020 PY 2021
Renewal No. 2 amount $ 0.00 Ord. 3038-2021 PY 2022
Renewal No. 3 amount $90,000.00 PY 2023
Total contract amount $180,000.00

The city applied for and received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes grant in late 2019. The grant term is 3 ½ years. This HUD grant funds the Lead Safe Columbus program.

The purpose of the Lead Safe Columbus Grant Program is to generate lead safe affordable housing and to prevent lead poising of children and adults within Columbus neighborhoods. The purpose of this contract is to increase the capacity of the City of Columbus to produce high quality, lead based paint inspections, risk assessments, work specifications, and final clearance testing as outlined in the HUD 2012 Guidelines and to generate lead-safe units in a timely and efficient manner for the citizens of Columbus.

The Department of Development advertised RFQ014279 on Vendor Services in November 2019 for Licensed Lead Risk Inspector/Assessor services for the Lead Safe Columbus program. Two bids were received and the Director of Development entered into contract with both bidders under the authority of Columbus City Codes Section 329.19. For the original contract, the contract period is from the date of approval of the purchase order to December 31, 2020, with an option to renew until the grant period has been completed. Because the federal grant allows rene...

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