Agenda Item # 10
Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

August 12, 2014

Agenda Report # 20


TO: Mayor and Councilors

SUBJECT: Purchase Authorizations

INITIATED BY: Finance Department


(A) BACKHOE TRAILERS – NATIONAL JOINT POWERS ALLIANCE (NJPA) CONTRACT

It is requested that Council approve the purchase of two (2) 20′ backhoe trailers from Felling Trailers, Inc. (Sauk Centre, MN), in the amount of $27,894.88, by cooperative purchase via National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) Contract #031014-FTS.

The Public Works Department was approved to purchase replacement trailers in FY15. These units will replace VMO 5560 and 5561. This equipment will be used to transport backhoes, mini-excavators and metal plates.

The purchase will be accomplished by cooperative purchase via Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract #031014-FTS, initiated by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), whereby Felling Trailers, Inc., was one of the successful vendors contracted to provide Heavy & Utility Equipment. The contract, which commenced April 10, 2014, is good through April 9, 2018. The National Joint Powers Alliance is a Service Cooperative created by Minnesota Statute 123A.21. This statute was created in 1978 and revised in 1995 to allow participating governmental and municipal agencies to reduce the cost of purchased goods by leveraging their combined purchasing power. The bid process utilized by National Joint Powers Alliance meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.

Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget as follows: Sewer (Stormwater) Fund – Public Works – Sewer Maintenance – Rolling Stock; 0202-260-3210-SWRM-7726.

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(B) SALE OF CONFISCATED FIREARMS – RFB NO. 14-0042

It is requested that Council approve the sale of specified lots of confiscated firearms to the following vendors: Handgun lots 1-5 and 7-9, totaling $75,642.00, and long gun lots 1, 3 and 4, totaling $10,001.00, to Gulf States Distributors, Inc., (Montgomery, AL), for a grand total of $85,643.00; Handgun lots 6 and10 to Smyrna Police Distributors, Inc. (Smyrna, GA) for a total of $7,735.00; Long Gun lot 2 to Money Mizer of Macon (Macon, GA) for $2,801.99.

The Columbus Police Department can no longer destroy confiscated firearms, with the exception of illegal firearms, fully automatic firearms, non-working firearms, or firearms that do not have an intact serial number. Under a new Georgia law enacted last year, firearms meeting the State’s standards as set forth must be sold to federally licensed dealers; they cannot be sold to private citizens.

Bid postcard invitations were mailed to two hundred twenty-four vendors and bid specifications were posted on the web page of the Purchasing Division, the Georgia Procurement Registry, and DemandStar. Eight bids were received on June 9, 2014. This bid has been advertised, opened and reviewed. The bidders were:

SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Gulf States Distributors
(Montgomery, AL)
Smyrna Police Distributors, Inc.
(Smyrna, GA)
Money Mizer
of Macon
(Macon, GA)
GT Distributors Inc.
(Austin, TX)
Phoenix Distributors
(Feasterville
Trevose, PA)
Sharpshooters USA
(Roswell, GA)
Ed's Public
Safety
(Stockbridge, GA)
Clyde Armory
(Bogart, GA)
Handguns - Lot 1
$12,646.00
$9,990.00
$10,099.01
$9,125.00
$9,545.75
$9,030.00
$5,875.00
$4,885.00
Handguns - Lot 2
$13,423.00
$10,200.00
$9,710.99
$10,340.00
$10,687.50
$10,055.00
$5,880.00
$6,305.00
Handguns - Lot 3
$12,713.00
$10,360.00
$9,675.99
$10,735.00
$10,965.50
$9,050.00
$6,694.00
$5,970.00
Handguns - Lot 4
$11,665.00
$8,900.00
$8,701.99
$9,490.00
$9,867.30
$9,255.00
$6,000.00
$5,600.00
Handguns - Lot 5
$7,190.00
$5,605.00
$5,531.99
$5,400.00
$5,396.75
$4,995.00
$3,626.00
$2,807.00
Handguns - Lot 6
$5,225.00
$5,235.00
$4,255.99
$4,595.00
$3,167.00
$4,190.00
$3,073.00
$2,443.00
Handguns - Lot 7
$5,695.00
$5,240.00
$4,929.99
$4,545.00
$3,675.00
$4,345.00
$3,255.00
$2,415.00
Handguns - Lot 8
$5,950.00
$5,670.00
$4,901.99
$4,915.00
$3,775.75
$4,065.00
$3,027.50
$2,677.00
Handguns - Lot 9
$6,360.00
$5,735.00
$5,356.99
$4,895.00
$3,960.50
$4,000.00
$3,160.50
$2,713.00
Handguns - Lot 10
$2,375.00
$2,500.00
$2,381.99
$1,870.00
$1,359.60
$940.00
$1,074.00
$865.00
HANDGUNS SUBTOTAL
$83,242.00
$69,435.00
$65,546.92
$65,910.00
$62,400.65
$59,925.00
$41,665.00
$36,680.00
Long Guns - Lot 1
$3,548.00
$2,640.00
$2,801.99
$2,415.00
$2,301.50
$2,105.00
$1,519.00
$915.00
Long Guns - Lot 2
$2,799.00
$2,015.00
$2,801.99
$1,615.00
$1,267.30
$2,078.00
$1,592.00
$1,040.00
Long Guns - Lot 3
$3,404.00
$2,630.00
$2,901.99
$2,390.00
$2,182.50
$2,101.00
$1,519.00
$1,190.00
Long Guns - Lot 4
$3,049.00
$2,375.00
$2,701.99
$1,955.00
$2,367.50
$2,110.00
$1,592.00
$1,315.00
LONG GUNS SUBTOTAL
$12,800.00
$9,660.00
$11,207.96
$8,375.00
$8,118.80
$8,394.00
$6,222.00
$4,460.00
GRAND TOTAL
$96,042.00
$79,095.00
$76,754.88
$74,285.00
$70,519.45
$68,319.00
$47,887.00
$41,140.00

Funds generated by this sale will be deposited into: General Fund- Government Wide Revenue – Sale of Salvage; 0101-099-1999-REVN-4862.
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(C) CITY VILLAGE MASTER PLAN – RFP NO. 14-0017

It is requested that Council authorize the execution of a contract with Zyscovich Architects (Miami, FL) for the City Village Master Plan. The City may request Zyscovich Architects to provide additional services outside of the scope of the RFP, but related to the Project, due to their familiarity with the project.

Zyscovich Architects will provide the following services:

On March 5, 2014, request for proposal invitations were mailed to one hundred and seventy-two vendors and specifications were posted on the web pages of the City, Georgia Procurement Registry and DemandStar Onvia. The RFP has been advertised, opened and evaluated. Proposals were received on April 4, 2014 from the following nine offerors:


Proposals were reviewed by the Evaluation Committee members, which consisted of representatives from the Planning Department, Historic Columbus Foundation, Inc., the Housing Authority, a local marketing firm, a local architect, and a local real estate developer. A representative of the City Manager’s Office and the Planning Department served in a non-voting advisory capacity.

The RFP process is governed by the City’s Procurement Ordinance, Articles 3-111, Competitive Sealed Proposals for the procurement of Architectural/Engineering and Land Surveying Services. During the process of an RFP there is no formal opening, due to the possibility of negotiated components of the proposal. In the event Council does not approve the recommended offeror, no proposal responses or any negotiated components are made public until after the award of the contract. If Council does not approve the recommended offeror, negotiations will begin with the next responsive offeror or the RFP specifications may be re-advertised.

Evaluation results have been submitted to the City Manager in a separate memo for informational purposes.

Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: LOST Infrastructure Fund – Public Works – Infrastructure LOST –Facilities Maintenance - Engineering/Architect Services – City Village Master Plan; 0109-260-9901-MNTN-6338-98003-20140.
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(D) MEMBERSHIP DUES FOR GEORGIA MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION

It is requested that Council approve payment to the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) in the amount of $35,836.34 for 2014 - 2015 membership dues for the City of Columbus, Georgia.

GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, education, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its members.

Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: General Fund - Legislative – City Council - Membership Dues and Fees; 0101-100-1000-CNCL-6657.
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(E) EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION (NAME CHANGE)

It is requested that Council amend Resolution #268-13 (approved August 13, 2013) to change the name of awarded vendor from Global Connect to Emergency Communication Network, LLC (ECN) (Ormond Beach, FL), to continue providing emergency notification to households in Columbus, Georgia.

The contract for Emergency Notification to Households in Columbus, Georgia was awarded to Global Connect, per Resolution No. 268-13 on August 13, 2013. Effective July 1, 2014, Global Connect has requested to officially change the name of the firm to Emergency Communication Network, LLC (ECN). The services provided will remain the same.

The contract is currently in the first contract year; the contract was awarded on August 13, 2013, for one year, with the option for two (2) additional twelve-month periods. There will be no change to the end date of the contract term.
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(F) FIRE STATION CONNECTIONS

It is requested that council approve payment to AT&T, at a cost of $8,699.53 per month, which equates to $104,394.36 per year, for the purchase of Metro E Connectivity solution for thirteen (13) remote Fire Station locations.

On June 19, 2012, per Resolution #175-12, Council approved monthly payments to AT&T for the Metro E Connectivity at $7,461.00 per month. This new resolution is needed due to a cost increase, which includes Federal taxes that were not included in the cost reflected on Resolution #175-12. The new monthly amount commences this fiscal year.

This purchase includes a fiber connection from remote fire stations directly back to the Government Center. Currently these stations connect via DSL or cable modems. The bandwidth and speed is not enough to handle the data activity for the Fire/EMS software the department uses for reports, etc.

Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: LOST – Public Safety – Fire & EMS – Public Safety/LOST - Telephone; 0102 – 410 – 9900 – 6621. Funds will also be budgeted in subsequent years to cover this expense.
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(G) RECYCLE GARBAGE TRUCKS

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of one (1) Recycle Garbage Truck (2015 Peterbilt 320 cab and chassis/New Way 25-yd King Cobra Rear Loader body), from Consolidated Disposal Systems, Inc., (Smyrna, GA) in the amount of $188,786.00. The truck will be outfitted with a 4.0 yd Glass, High Dump, Split Compartment Recycle Glass Bin and two (2) Rotary Cart Flippers, for the additional cost of $17,473.00. The total cost of the Garbage Recycle Truck outfitted with recycle glass bin and flipper arms is $206,259.00.

The vehicle was approved in the FY15 Budget and will be used by the Waste/Recycling Collection Division. It is a replacement vehicle.
The purchase will be accomplished by cooperative purchasing, utilizing an IFB awarded by the Harris County Board of Commissioners. The IFB was released for bid on May 18, 2012, with a deadline to receive bids of June 7, 2012. Consolidated Disposal Systems, Inc., was deemed the most responsive bidder, and was awarded the bid on June 19, 2012. Consolidated Disposal Systems, Inc. has agreed to provide the vehicle at the same bid price of $188,786.00, as well as, the additional recycle glass bin and two (2) rotary cart flippers for the additional cost of $17,473.00. The bid process utilized by Harris County meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.

Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget as follows: Integrated Waste Fund – Public Works – Solid Waste Collection – Heavy Trucks; 0207-260-3510-GARB-7723.
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“ITEM A”
A RESOLUTION

NO._______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF TWO (2) 20′ BACKHOE TRAILERS FROM FELLING TRAILERS, INC., (SAUK CENTRE, MN), IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,894.88, BY COOPERATIVE PURCHASE VIA NATIONAL JOINT POWERS ALLIANCE (NJPA) CONTRACT #031014-FTS.

WHEREAS, the Public Works Department was approved to purchase replacement trailers in FY15. These units will replace VMO 5560 and 5561. This equipment will be used to transport backhoes, mini-excavators and metal plates.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase two (2) 20′ backhoe trailers from Felling Trailers, Inc., (Sauk Centre, MN) in the amount of $27,994.88. Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget as follows: Sewer (Stormwater) Fund – Public Works – Sewer Maintenance – Rolling Stock; 0202-260-3210-SWRM-7726.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ___________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.


________________________________ ________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM B”
A RESOLUTION

NO.______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF SPECIFIED LOTS OF CONFISCATED FIREARMS TO THE FOLLOWING VENDORS: HANDGUN LOTS 1-5 AND 7-9, TOTALING $75,642.00, AND LONG GUN LOTS 1, 3 AND 4, TOTALING $10,001.00, TO GULF STATES DISTRIBUTORS, INC., (MONTGOMERY, AL), FOR A GRAND TOTAL OF $85,643.00; HANDGUN LOTS 6 AND 10 TO SMYRNA POLICE DISTRIBUTORS, INC. (SMYRNA, GA) FOR A TOTAL OF $7,735.00; LONG GUN LOT 2 TO MONEY MIZER OF MACON (MACON, GA) FOR $2,801.99.

WHEREAS, the Columbus Police Department can no longer destroy confiscated firearms, with the exception of illegal firearms, fully automatic firearms, non-working firearms, or firearms that do not have an intact serial number; and,

WHEREAS, under a new Georgia law enacted last year, firearms meeting the State’s standards as set forth must be sold to federally licensed dealers; they cannot be sold to private citizens.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to sell specified lots of confiscated firearms to the following vendors: Handgun lots 1-5 and 7-9, totaling $75,642.00, and long gun lots 1, 3 and 4, totaling $10,001.00, to Gulf States Distributors, Inc., (Montgomery, AL), for a grand total of $85,643.00; Handgun lots 6 and10 to Smyrna Police Distributors, Inc. (Smyrna, GA) for a total of $7,735.00; and Long Gun lot 2 to Money Mizer of Macon (Macon, GA) for $2,801.99. Funds generated by this sale will be deposited into: General Fund- Government Wide Revenue – Sale of Salvage; 0101-099-1999-REVN-4862.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.


________________________________ ________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM C”
A RESOLUTION

NO._____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT WITH ZYSCOVICH ARCHITECTS (MIAMI, FL) FOR THE MASTER PLAN FOR CITY VILLAGE, AND FOR ADDITIONAL SERVICES OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF THE RFP, BUT RELATED TO THE PROJECT, DUE TO THEIR FAMILARITY WITH THE PROJECT.

WHEREAS, an RFP was administered (RFP 14-0017) and proposals were received from nine offerors; and,

WHEREAS, the proposal submitted by Zyscovich Architects met all proposal requirements and was evaluated most responsive to the RFP.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a contract with Zyscovich Architects (Miami, FL) for the City Village Master Plan. The City may request Zyscovich Architects to provide additional services outside of the scope of the RFP, but related to the Project, due to their familiarity with the project. Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: LOST Infrastructure Fund – Public Works – Infrastructure LOST –Facilities Maintenance - Engineering/Architect Services – City Village Master Plan; 0109-260-9901-MNTN-6338-98003-20140.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.

Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



________________________________ ________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM D”
A RESOLUTION

NO.______


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO THE GEORGIA MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION(GMA), IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,836.34, FOR 2014- 2015 MEMBERSHIP DUES.

WHEREAS, membership dues are for the City of Columbus, Georgia; and,

WHEREAS, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its members.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to render payment to the Georgia Municipal Association in the amount of $35,836.34 for 2014 - 2015 membership dues for the City of Columbus, Georgia. Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: General Fund - Legislative – City Council - Membership Dues and Fees; 0101-100-1000-CNCL-6657.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of __________________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



________________________________ ________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor

“ITEM E”
A RESOLUTION
NO.______

A RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 268-13 (APPROVED AUGUST 13, 2013) TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE AWARDED VENDOR FROM GLOBAL CONNECT TO EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION NETWORK, LLC (ECN) TO CONTINUE PROVIDING EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION TO HOUSEHOLDS IN COLUMBUS, GEORGIA.

WHEREAS, effective July 1, 2014, Global Connect officially requested the name change to Emergency Communications Network, LLC (ECN). The services provided will remain the same; and,

WHEREAS, the contract is currently in the first contract year; the contract was awarded on August 13, 2013, for one year, with the option to renew for two (2) additional twelve-month periods. There will be no change to the end date of the contract term.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to amend Resolution 268-13 (approved August 13, 2013) to change the name of awarded vendor from Global Connect to Emergency Communications Network, LLC (ECN) to continue providing emergency notification to households in Columbus, Georgia.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ___________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________ .
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.


________________________________ _________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM F”

A RESOLUTION
NO.______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PAYMENT TO AT&T, AT A COST OF $8,699.53 PER MONTH, WHICH EQUATES TO $104,394.36 PER YEAR, FOR THE METRO E CONNECTIVITY SOLUTION FOR THIRTEEN (13) REMOTE FIRE STATION LOCATIONS.

WHEREAS, on June 19, 2012, per Resolution #175-12, Council approved monthly payments to AT&T for the Metro E Connectivity at $7,461.00 per month. This new resolution is needed due to a cost increase, which includes Federal taxes that were not included in the cost reflected on Resolution #175-12. The new monthly amount commences this fiscal year; and,

WHEREAS, this purchase includes a fiber connection from remote fire stations directly back to the Government Center. Currently these stations connect via DSL or cable modems. The bandwidth and speed is not enough to handle the data activity for the Fire/EMS software the department uses for reports, etc.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to make payment to AT&T, at a cost of $8,699.53 per month, which equates to $104,394.36, for the Metro E Connectivity solution for thirteen (13) remote Fire Station locations. Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget: LOST – Public Safety – Fire & EMS – Public Safety/LOST - Telephone; 0102 – 410 – 9900 – 6621. Funds will also be budgeted in subsequent years to cover this expense.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _________________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________ .
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.


________________________________ _________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM G”


A RESOLUTION

NO.______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) RECYCLE GARBAGE TRUCK (2015 PETERBILT 320 CAB AND CHASSIS/NEW WAY 25-YD KING COBRA REAR LOADER BODY), FROM CONSOLIDATED DISPOSAL SYSTEMS, INC., (SMYRNA, GA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $188,786.00. THE TRUCK WILL BE OUTFITTED WITH A 4.0 YD GLASS, HIGH DUMP, SPLIT COMPARTMENT RECYCLE GLASS BIN AND TWO (2) ROTARY CART FLIPPERS, FOR THE ADDITIONAL COST OF $17,473.00. THE TOTAL COST OF THE GARBAGE RECYCLING TRUCK OUTFITTED WITH RECYCLE GLASS BIN AND FLIPPER ARMS IS $206,259.00.

WHEREAS, the vehicle was approved in the FY15 Budget and will be used by the Waste/Recycling Collection Division. It is a replacement vehicle; and,

WHEREAS, the purchase will be accomplished by cooperative purchase, utilizing an IFB awarded by the Harris County Board of Commissioners; and,

WHEREAS, Consolidated Disposal Systems, Inc., was the awarded vendor and has agreed to provide the vehicle at the same bid price of $188,786.00. The vendor has also agreed to provide the additional recycle glass bin and two (2) rotary cart flippers for the additional cost of $17,473.00.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase one (1) Recycle Garbage Truck, from Consolidated Disposal Systems, Inc., (Smyrna, GA) in the amount of $188,786.00, and the additional recycle glass bin and rotary cart flippers, in the amount of $17,473.00, for a grand total of $206,259.00. Funds are budgeted in the FY15 Budget as follows: Integrated Waste Fund – Public Works – Solid Waste Collection – Heavy Trucks; 0207-260-3510-GARB-7723.

.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ________, 2014 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________ .
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.


________________________________ _________________________
Sandra T. Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor