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File #: 2976-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/27/2022 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to set up a certificate in the amount of $1,945,483.00 for the purchase of equipment for the Division of Refuse Collection; to authorize and direct the Director of Public Service and the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Division of Refuse Collection, to enter into various contracts for the purchase of equipment; to authorize the expenditure of $1,945,483.00 from the Division of Refuse Collection General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,945,483.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislation template Ord 2976-2022 Q4 Refuse Equipment Encumbrance
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the City Auditor to set up a certificate in the amount of $1,945,483.00 for the purchase of equipment for the Division of Refuse Collection. All bids will be obtained and contracts awarded in compliance with the relevant provisions of the Columbus City Code, Chapter 329. This ordinance will set up all of the funding required to enter into contracts with the vendors on an as-needed basis. Competitive bids will be solicited and opened by the Division of Refuse Collection and Purchasing Office or obtained through current, pending or future universal term contracts established by Finance and Management. Brass tags for equipment to be purchased will be submitted to the Division of Fleet Management, and all specifications for equipment to be purchased and brass tagged will be approved by the Division of Fleet Management prior to acquisition.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
This ordinance will encumber funds from the Division of Refuse Collection General Fund 1000, Object Level 06, and Main Account 66520, balance of $1,945,483.00 ($1,945,483.00).

3. EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION
Emergency action is requested in order to expedite ordering of essential equipment for the Division of Refuse Collection. It has been realized that, due to supply chain concerns impacting equipment globally, some equipment orders are projected to take a year or more to be fulfilled. This ordinance is establishing the funding required for the equipment being purchased and will allow the Department of Public Service to order equipment needed as soon as it becomes available.

Title

To authorize and direct the City Auditor to set up a certificate in the amount of $1,945,483.00 for the purchase of equipment for the Division of Refuse Collection; to authorize and direct the Director of Public Service and the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Division of Refuse Collection, to enter into various contracts for the purchase of equipment; to a...

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