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File #: 3034-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/31/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 11/21/2022 Final action: 11/23/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Utilities to enter into contract with JadeTrack Inc. to provide access and support to the GreenSpot metrics software platform; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of the City Code and to authorize the expenditure of $19,500.00 from the Electricity Operating Fund, the Water Operating Fund, the Sewer System Operating Fund, and the Stormwater Operating Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($19,500.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 3034-2022 Bid Waiver, 2. Ord 3034-2022 Exhibit A-Scope of work, 3. Ord 3034-2022 Financials updated

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Department of Public Utilities to enter into a contract with JadeTrack, Inc. to improve upon and add features, provide access and support to the GreenSpot metrics software platform. The City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities, in its ongoing efforts to be environmentally friendly and a "Green" community, has determined that it is in the best interest of the City to continue the GreenSpot program, which has over 23,000 members to date. Through the GreenSpot metrics software platform, each member has an individualized dashboard to track their sustainability progress.
Work to be included in this contract includes, but is not limited to: Functionality: City changing website, update GreenSpot with new items; Modifications to the individual environmental benefits/cost savings; Adjustments to the business directory as needed; General Maintenance and housing of data, sign up process, and eDashboards.
This ordinance also requests waiver of the competitive bidding requirements of the Columbus City Code as JadeTrack, Inc. is the City's provider for the GreenSpot metrics software. JadeTrack, Inc. provides the GreenSpot program with the technology and engagement tools to empower residents and businesses to track the impact of their sustainability efforts.
SUPPLIER: JadeTrack, Inc. V#023497 (82-1008308); Expires 11/24/23
JadeTrack, Inc. does not hold MBE/FBE status.
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.

FISCAL IMPACT: $19,500.00 is budgeted and needed for this project.
2021: $19,500.00
2020: $19,500.00
EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: This ordinance is being submitted as an emergency because, without emergency action, no less than thirty-seven days will be added to this procurement cycle and would cause a disruption of...

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