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File #: 1179-2023    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/12/2023 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 5/1/2023 Final action: 5/3/2023
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase IDEXX Testing Supplies with IDEXX Distribution Inc., in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code Section 329.19(e); to authorize the expenditure of $1.00; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Attachments: 1. Sole Source Form-IDEXX Testing Supplies UTC.pdf, 2. Sole Source Letter - IDEXX Distribution Inc.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase IDEXX Testing Supplies with IDEXX Distribution Inc. The Division of Water is the sole user for these measuring, observing and testing instruments. The testing supplies are used for microbiological testing of City water to meet Federal and State of Ohio mandated regulations. IDEXX Distribution Inc. is the sole source for these supplies as they are the sole supplier of the products to the Water market. Pricing was obtained from the supplier’s bid proposal. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three (3) years, expiring May 31, 2026, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002253.

IDEXX Distribution, Inc, CC# 007122 expired 3/27/2021, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $40,000.00, Division of Water, the sole user

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance to ensure there is no interruption of testing of City water.

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: The expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002253.

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To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase IDEXX Testing Supplies with IDEXX Distribution Inc., in accordance with the sole source provisions of the Columbus City Code Section 329.19(e); to authorize the expenditure of $1.00; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).

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WHEREAS, the City's Director of Finance and Managemen...

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