Agenda Item # 13
Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

November 27, 2018

Agenda Report #67

TO: Mayor and Councilors

SUBJECT: Purchase Authorizations

INITIATED BY: Finance Department



(A) DODGE CHARGER POLICE PURSUIT VEHICLES - RFB NO. 19-0018

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of thirty (30) Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles from Ginn Chrysler Jeep Dodge (Covington, GA) in the amount of $23,697.00 per unit, for a total cost of $710,910.00.

The vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These are replacement vehicles.

Bid specifications were posted on the web page of the Purchasing Division, and the Georgia Procurement Registry. Two (2) bids were received on October 24, 2018. This bid has been advertised, opened and reviewed. The bidders were:

Vendors
Manufacturer/Model
Unit Price
Total Price
(30 Units)
Ginn Chrysler Jeep Dodge
(Roswell, GA)
FCA Dodge Charger Police RWD/LDDE48
$23,697.00
$710,910.00
Don Jackson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
(Union City, GA)
Dodge Charger Police Pursuit LDDE48
$23,997.00
$719,910.00

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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(B) BUILDOUT PACKAGES FOR PURSUIT VEHICLES

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of thirty (30) pursuit vehicle buildout packages, via Annual Contract No. PA13-0017A, awarded to Mobile Communications (Columbus, GA), in the amount of $374,640 (30 buildout packages @ $12,488.00 each).

The purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These vehicles will also require the buildout packages, which include various equipment such as: Light Bars, Sirens, Siren Speakers, Partitions, Prisoner Restraints, Radars, In Car Videos, etc.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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(C) LAPTOPS FOR PURSUIT VEHICLES

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of thirty (30) Pursuit Vehicle Laptops, via Annual Contract No. PA53-16, awarded to Virtucom (Norcross, GA), in the amount of $55,290 (30 computers @ $1,843.00 each).

The purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These vehicles will also require new Laptops.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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(D) INSTALLATION/PROGRAMMING SERVICES FOR PURSUIT VEHICLE LAPTOPS

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of installation/programming services for thirty (30) Pursuit Vehicle laptops, from Motorola Solutions (Chicago, IL) in the amount of $35,779.80 (30 @ $1,192.66 each).

The purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These vehicles will also require new Laptops which must be installed in the vehicles and programmed. Motorola is considered the only known source for the installation/programming due to the proprietary software and systems provided by Motorola for the City.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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(E) SHOTGUNS AND ACCESSORIES FOR PURSUIT VEHICLES

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of thirty (30) Remington shotguns and accessories from Craig’s Firearms Supply, Inc. (Knoxville, TN) in the amount of $17,721.60, via Georgia Statewide Contract # 99999-SPD-ES40199379-0002.

The purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These vehicles will also require shotguns and accessories.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.


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(F) GMA LEASE FOR THIRTY (30) DODGE CHARGERS, THIRTY (30) BUILD OUT PACKAGES, THIRTY (30) PURSUIT VEHICLE LAPTOPS INCLUDING INSTALLATION/PROGRAMMING SERVICES AND THIRTY (30) RIFLES WITH ACCESSORIES

It is requested that Council authorize the City Manager to execute a Supplement Lease under the GMA
Direct Lease Program for Thirty (30) Dodge Charger, Thirty (30) Build Out Packages, Thirty (30) Pursuit
Vehicle Laptops including Installation/Programming Services and Thirty (30) Rifles with Accessories, as cited in above agenda items A-E, for a grand total amount of $1,194,341.40.
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(G) TRUCK BODIES FOR 25 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCKS VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA)


It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of four (4) 25 cu yd rear loader garbage truck bodies (Heil DuraPack 5000 25 Cubic Yard Rear Loader), from Carolina Environmental Systems, Inc., (Austell, GA) in the amount of $96,568.00 per unit, for a total of $386,272.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #112014-THC.

Four (4) refuse collection trucks were approved in the FY19 Budget for the Public Works Department. These vehicles will be used by the staff of the Waste Collection Division. They are replacement vehicles.

The purchase will be accomplished via Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract #112014-THC, initiated by Sourcewell (formerly NJPA), whereby The Heil Co. was one of the successful vendors contracted to provide Waste & Recycling Collection Vehicles. Carolina Environmental Systems, Inc. is a licensed dealer of Heil products for the City’s Metropolitan Statistical Area. The contract, which commenced December 16, 2014, is good through December 16, 2019. Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) 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 Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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(H) CRANE CARRIER CHASSIS FOR 25 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCKS VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA)

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of four (4) Crane Carrier Chassis for 25 cu yd rear loader garbage trucks, from 72 Hour LLC dba National Auto Fleet Group, (Watsonville, CA) in the amount of $171,013.00 per unit, for a total of $684,052.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #081716-NAF.

Four (4) refuse collection trucks were approved in the FY19 Budget for the Public Works Department. These vehicles will be used by the staff of the Waste Collection Division. They are replacement vehicles.

The purchase will be accomplished via Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract #081716-NAF, initiated by Sourcewell (formerly NJPA), whereby 72 Hour LLC dba National Auto Fleet Group was one of the successful vendors contracted to provide Class 6, 7 & 8 Chassis. The contract, which commenced November 15, 2016, is good through November 15, 2020, with an option to renew for a fifth year at the discretion of NJPA. Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) 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 Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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(I) TRUCK BODY FOR A 16 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCK VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA)

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of one (1) 16 cu yd rear loader garbage truck body (Heil PT-1000 16 Cubic Yard Rear Loader), from Carolina Environmental Systems, Inc., (Austell, GA) in the amount of $78,570.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #112014-THC.

One (1) refuse collection truck was approved in the FY19 Budget for the Parks and Recreation Department. This vehicle will be used by the staff of the Parks and Recreation Department for refuse collections at various Parks and Recreations sites. It is a replacement vehicle.

The purchase will be accomplished via Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract #112014-THC, initiated by Sourcewell (formerly NJPA), whereby The Heil Co. was one of the successful vendors contracted to provide Waste & Recycling Collection Vehicles. Carolina Environmental Systems, Inc. is a licensed dealer of Heil products for the City’s Metropolitan Statistical Area. The contract, which commenced December 16, 2014, is good through December 16, 2019. Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) 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 Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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(J) CRANE CARRIER CHASSIS FOR A 16 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCK VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA)

It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of one (1) Crane Carrier chassis for a 16 cu yd rear loader garbage truck from 72 Hour LLC dba National Auto Fleet Group, (Watsonville, CA) in the amount of $151,859.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #081716-NAF.

One (1) refuse collection truck was approved in the FY19 Budget for the Parks and Recreation Department. This vehicle will be used by the staff of the Parks and Recreation Department for refuse collections at various Parks and Recreations sites. It is a replacement vehicle.

The purchase will be accomplished via Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract #081716-NAF, initiated by the Sourcewell (formerly NJPA), whereby 72 Hour LLC dba National Auto Fleet Group was one of the successful vendors contracted to provide Class 6, 7 & 8 Chassis. The contract, which commenced November 15, 2016, is good through November 15, 2020, with an option to renew for a fifth year at the discretion of NJPA. Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) 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 Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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(K) GRAB-ALL TRUCKS – GEORGIA STATE CONTRACT

It is requested that Council approve the purchase of two (2) grab-all trucks (Petersen TL-3 Grapple Truck) from Environmental Products of Florida dba Environmental Products of Georgia (Atlanta, GA) at a unit price of $151,175.00, for a total price of $302,350.00, via Georgia Statewide Contract #99999-SPD-0000102-0010.

Two (2) grab-all trucks were approved in the FY19 Budget utilizing GMA Leasing. These vehicles will be used by the staff of Solid Waste Collection to load trash and remove debris off the roadway. These are replacement vehicles.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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(L) GMA LEASE FOR FOUR (4) 25 CU YD GARBAGE TRUCKS, ONE (1) 16 CU YD GARBAGE TRUCK, AND TWO (2) GRAB-ALL TRUCKS

It is requested that Council authorize the City Manager to execute a Supplement Lease under the GMA Direct Lease Program for Five (5) Garbage Truck Bodies, Five (5) Crane Carrier Chassis, and Two (2) Grab-All Trucks, as cited in above agenda items G-K, for the grand total amount of $1,603,103.00.
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(M) STREET SWEEPERS – GEORGIA STATE CONTRACT

It is requested that Council approve the purchase of two (2) street sweepers (Elgin Crosswind Street Sweeper) from Environmental Products of Florida dba Environmental Products of Georgia (Atlanta, GA) at a unit price of $249,923.00, for a total price of $499,846.00, via Georgia Statewide Contract #99999-SPD-0000102-0010.

Two (2) street sweepers were approved in the FY19 Budget utilizing GMA Leasing. These vehicles will be used by the staff of Urban Forestry & Beautification. These are new vehicles.

Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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(N) GMA LEASE FOR TWO (2) STREET SWEEPERS

It is requested that Council authorize the City Manager to execute a Supplement Lease under the GMA Direct Lease Program for the purchase of Two (2) Street Sweepers, as cited in above item M, at a unit price of $249,923.00, for a grand total of $499,846.00.
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(O) USED OIL & ANTIFREEZE RECYCLING SERVICES (ANNUAL CONTRACT) – RFB NO. 19-0017

It is requested that Council approve the annual contract with Synergy Recycling LLC (Fairburn, GA) for the removal and recycling of used oil at the rate of $0.46 per gallon, and the removal and recycling of used antifreeze, at no profit to the City. The Contractor will pay the gallon rate to the City, and this revenue will be deposited into the Government Wide Revenue Account.

The used oil and antifreeze will be removed from the following locations: Fleet Maintenance, 1011 Cusseta Road, Heavy Equipment Shop, 3950 Schatulga Road and Metra Transit, 814 Linwood Blvd.

The contract term shall be for three years, with the option to renew for two additional twelve-month periods, contingent upon the mutual agreement of the City and Contractor.

Bid specifications were posted on the web page of the Purchasing Division, and the Georgia Procurement Registry. Two (2) bids were received on October 24, 2018. This bid has been advertised, opened and reviewed. The bidders were:

Description/Vendors
Synergy Recycling, LLC
(Fairburn, GA)
Universal Environmental Services
(Peachtree City, GA)
Used Oil
Vendor Will Pay
0.46 Per Gal
0.35 Per Gal
Service Interval
As Required
Two Weeks
Antifreeze
Vendor Will Pay
0.00 Per Gal
0.00 Per Gal
Service Interval
As Required
Two Weeks
Vendor’s Response Time
0-24 Hours
24hrs or Less

Revenue will be deposited into the Government Wide Revenue Account – Recycling Fees; 0101-099-1999-REVN-4558.
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(P) HVAC PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICE (REBID) (ANNUAL CONTRACT) – RFB NO. 19-0014

It is requested that Council approve the annual contract for HVAC Preventive Maintenance Service with 1ST Mechanical Services, Inc., (Columbus, GA). The Facilities Maintenance Division budgets approximately $25,000 annually for routine HVAC maintenance. The Trade Center also budgets approximately, $1,536.00, for routine HVAC maintenance. Unforeseen repairs required for specific Departments are charged to their respective budgets.

This contract will cover maintenance services for the large chiller units located at the Citizen Service Center, Government Center, Civic Center, Public Safety, Convention & Trade Center and County Jail buildings. Approval of this annual contract will alleviate the time consuming process of requesting price quotes for maintenance repairs from contractors.

The term of the contract period shall be for three years, with the option to renew for two additional twelve-month periods. Contract renewal is contingent upon the mutual agreement of the contractor and the City.

Bid specifications were posted on the web page of the Purchasing Division, and the Georgia Procurement Registry. Five (5) bids were received on October 17, 2018. This bid has been advertised, opened and reviewed. See attached bid tabulation sheet:

Bid Tab for HVAC.pdfBid Tab for HVAC.pdf

Funds are budgeted each fiscal year for this on-going expense: General Fund – Public Works - Facilities Maintenance – Service Contracts and Columbus Ironwork Trade Center – Building Maintenance – Contractual Services; 0101-260-2700-MNTN-6513 and 0753-620-2300-TCMT-6319.

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(Q) DIAL-A-RIDE CHAMPION CHALLENGER BUS – GEORGIA STATEWIDE CONTRACT


It is requested that Council authorize the purchase of one (1) Dial-A-Ride Champion Challenger Bus from Alliance Bus Group, Inc. (College Park, GA), via Georgia State Contract #99999-001-SPD0000138, at a unit price of $115,067.76.

One (1) Dial-A-Ride diesel bus was approved in the FY19 budget for the METRA Department of Transportation. The vehicle will be used as a para-transit bus by the METRA Department of Transportation to provide ADA Complementary Paratransit Service to eligible persons with disabilities who are, because of their disability, unable to board, ride or disembark from an accessible vehicle in METRA's regular bus service. This is a replacement vehicle.

Funds are budgeted in the FY19 Budget: Transportation Fund – Transportation Metra – FTA – Buses; 0751-610-2400-MFTA-7724 (Cost Sharing - 80% Federal; 20% City).


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“ITEM A”
A RESOLUTION
NO._____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THIRTY (30) POLICE PURSUIT VEHICLES FROM GINN CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE, LLC (COVINGTON, GA), AT A UNIT PRICE OF $23,697.00, FOR A TOTAL PRICE OF $710,910.00.

WHEREAS, the purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. They are replacement vehicles.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase thirty (30) thirty (30) Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicles from Ginn Chrysler Jeep Dodge (Covington, GA) in the amount of $23,697.00 per unit, for a total cost of $710,910.00. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM B”
A RESOLUTION
NO._____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THIRTY (30) PURSUIT VEHICLE BUILD OUT PACKAGES VIA ANNUAL CONTRACT NO PA13-0017A AWARDED TO MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS (COLUMBUS, GA), IN THE AMOUNT OF $374,640 (30 VEHICLES @ $12,488.00 EACH).

WHEREAS, the purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These replacement vehicles will also require the build out packages, which include various equipment such as: Light Bars, Sirens, Siren Speakers, Partition, Prisoner Restraints, Radar, In Car Video, etc.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase thirty (30) pursuit vehicle build out packages, via Annual Contract No. PA13-0017A, awarded to Mobile Communications (Columbus, GA), in the amount of $374,640 (30 vehicles @ $12,488.00 each). Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM C”

A RESOLUTION
NO._____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THIRTY (30) PURSUIT VEHICLE LAPTOPS, VIA ANNUAL CONTRACT NO. PA53-16, AWARDED TO VIRTUCOM (NORCROSS, GA), IN THE AMOUNT OF $55,290 (30 COMPUTERS @ $1,843.00 EACH).

WHEREAS, the purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These replacement vehicles will also require new Laptops.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase thirty (30) Pursuit Vehicle Laptops, via Annual Contract No. PA53-16, awarded to Virtucom (Norcross, GA), in the amount of $55,290 (30 computers @ $1,843.00 each). Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM D”

A RESOLUTION
NO._____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF INSTALLATION/PROGRAMMING SERVICES FOR THIRTY (30) PURSUIT VEHICLE LAPTOPS, FROM MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS (CHICAGO, IL) IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,779.80 (30 @ $1,192.66 EACH).

WHEREAS, the purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties;

WHEREAS, these replacement vehicles will also require new Laptops which must be installed in the vehicles and programmed; and,

WHEREAS, Motorola is considered the only known source for the installation/programming due to the proprietary software and systems provided by Motorola for the City.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase installation/programming services for thirty (30) Pursuit Vehicle laptops, from Motorola Solutions (Chicago, IL) in the amount of $35,779.80 (30 @ $1,192.66 each). Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM E”

A RESOLUTION
NO._____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THIRTY (30) REMINGTON SHOTGUNS AND ACCESSORIES FROM CRAIG’S FIREARMS SUPPLY, INC. (KNOXVILLE, TN) IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,721.60, VIA GEORGIA STATEWIDE CONTRACT # 99999-SPD-ES40199379-0002.

WHEREAS, the purchase of thirty pursuit vehicles were approved in the FY19 Budget and will be used by officers of the Columbus Police Department to perform their official duties. These replacement vehicles will also require shotguns and accessories.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase of thirty (30) Remington shotguns and accessories from Craig’s Firearms Supply, Inc. (Knoxville, TN) in the amount of $17,721.60, via Georgia Statewide Contract # 99999-SPD-ES40199379-0002. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM F”
A RESOLUTION
NO._________

RESOLUTION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL LEASES

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ONE OR MORE LEASE SUPPLEMENTS FOR A LEASE OR LEASES UNDER THE GMA DIRECT LEASING PROGRAM; TO DESIGNATE SUCH LEASES AS QUALIFIED TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, the City has entered into a Master Lease (the “Master Lease”) dated as of ______________________, with Georgia Municipal Association, Inc. for the leasing from time to time of certain equipment, machinery or other personal property pursuant to Supplemental Leases;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED OR ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY:

(check box if applicable)

An appropriation from unappropriated and unreserved funds in the City’s current operating budget is hereby made for the “Rentals” and the “Termination Payment” during the “Starting Term” under such Lease Supplements, and the budget of the City is hereby amended to reflect such appropriation to the extent necessary.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor



CLERK’S CERTIFICATE

The undersigned hereby certifies that he or she is the Clerk of the Columbus, Georgia (the “City”), and that the foregoing is a true copy of the Resolution or Ordinance [Check One] adopted by the governing body of the City at a meeting duly held on the _______________ , 20___, at which a quorum was present and acting throughout, and that the same has not been rescinded or modified and is now is in full force and effect. Given under the seal of the City, this ___________________, 20______.

(SEAL) __________________________________

City Clerk



“ITEM G”

A RESOLUTION
NO. _________

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF FOUR (4) TRUCK BODIES FOR 25 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCKS (HEIL DURAPACK 5000 25 CUBIC YARD REAR LOADER), FROM CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, INC. (AUSTELL, GA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $96,568.00 PER UNIT, FOR A TOTAL OF $386,272.00, BY COOPERATIVE PURCHASE VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA) CONTRACT #112014-THC.

WHEREAS, the purchase of four (4) refuse collection trucks were approved in the FY19 Budget for the Public Works Department. These vehicles will be used by the staff of the Waste Collection Division. They are replacement vehicles.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase four (4) 25 cu yd rear loader garbage truck bodies (Heil DuraPack 5000 25 Cubic Yard Rear Loader), from Carolina Environmental Systems, Inc., (Austell, GA) in the amount of $96,568.00 per unit, for a total of $386,272.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #112014-THC. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor

“ITEM H”

A RESOLUTION
NO. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF FOUR (4) CRANE CARRIER CHASSIS FOR 25 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCKS, FROM 72 HOUR LLC DBA NATIONAL AUTO FLEET GROUP (WATSONVILLE, CA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $171,013.00 PER UNIT, FOR A TOTAL OF $684,052.00, BY COOPERATIVE PURCHASE VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA) CONTRACT #081716-NAF.

WHEREAS, the purchase of four (4) refuse collection trucks were approved in the FY19 Budget for the Public Works Department. These vehicles will be used by the staff of the Waste Collection Division. They are replacement vehicles.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase four (4) Crane Carrier chassis for 25 cu yd rear loader garbage truck bodies, from 72 Hour LLC dba National Auto Fleet Group, (Watsonville, CA) in the amount of $171,013.00 per unit, for a total of $684,052.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #081716-NAF. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM I”

A RESOLUTION
NO. ____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) BODY FOR A 16 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCK (HEIL DURAPACK PT-1000 16 CUBIC YARD REAR LOADER), FROM CAROLINA ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, INC. (AUSTELL, GA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $78,570.00, BY COOPERATIVE PURCAHSE VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA) CONTRACT #112014-THC.

WHEREAS, the purchase of one (1) refuse collection truck was approved in the FY19 Budget for the Parks and Recreation Department. This vehicle will be used by the staff of the Parks and Recreation Department for refuse collections at various Parks and Recreations sites. It is a replacement vehicle.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase one (1) 16 cu yd rear loader garbage truck body (Heil PT-1000 16 Cubic Yard Rear Loader), from Carolina Environmental Systems, Inc., (Austell, GA) in the amount of $78,570.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #112014-THC. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


“ITEM J”

A RESOLUTION
NO. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) CRANE CARRIER CHASSIS FOR A 16 CU YD REAR LOADER GARBAGE TRUCK, FROM 72 HOUR LLC DBA NATIONAL AUTO FLEET GROUP (WATSONVILLE, CA) IN THE AMOUNT OF $151,859.00, BY COOPERATIVE PURCHASE VIA SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA) CONTRACT #081716-NAF.

WHEREAS, the purchase of one (1) refuse collection truck was approved in the FY19 Budget for the Parks and Recreation Department. This vehicle will be used by the staff of the Parks and Recreation Department for refuse collections at various Parks and Recreations sites. It is a replacement vehicle.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase one (1) Crane Carrier chassis for a 16 cu yd rear loader garbage truck body, from 72 Hour LLC dba National Auto Fleet Group, (Watsonville, CA) in the amount of $151,859.00, by cooperative purchase via Sourcewell (formerly NJPA) Contract #081716-NAF. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor

“ITEM K”


A RESOLUTION
NO._____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) GRAB ALL TRUCKS (PETERSON TL-3 GRAPPLE TRUCK) FROM ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS OF FLORIDA DBA ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS OF GEORGIA (ATLANTA, GA) AT A UNIT PRICE OF $151,175.00, FOR A TOTAL PRICE OF $302,350.00, VIA GEORGIA STATEWIDE CONTRACT #99999-SPD-0000102-0010.

WHEREAS, the purchase of these vehicles were approved via the FY19 Budget for the Public Works Department. They will be used by staff of the Solid Waste Collection Division. They are replacement vehicles.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase two (2) grab-all trucks (Petersen TL-3 Grapple Truck) from Environmental Products of Florida dba Environmental Products of Georgia (Atlanta, GA) at a unit price of $151,175.00, for a total price of $302,350.00, via Georgia Statewide Contract #99999-SPD-0000102-0010. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM L”
A RESOLUTION
NO.______
RESOLUTION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL LEASES

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ONE OR MORE LEASE SUPPLEMENTS FOR A LEASE OR LEASES UNDER THE GMA DIRECT LEASING PROGRAM; TO DESIGNATE SUCH LEASES AS QUALIFIED TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, the City has entered into a Master Lease (the “Master Lease”) dated as of ______________________, with Georgia Municipal Association, Inc. for the leasing from time to time of certain equipment, machinery or other personal property pursuant to Supplemental Leases;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED OR ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY:

(check box if applicable)

An appropriation from unappropriated and unreserved funds in the City’s current operating budget is hereby made for the “Rentals” and the “Termination Payment” during the “Starting Term” under such Lease Supplements, and the budget of the City is hereby amended to reflect such appropriation to the extent necessary.

Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor




CLERK’S CERTIFICATE

The undersigned hereby certifies that he or she is the Clerk of the Columbus, Georgia (the “City”), and that the foregoing is a true copy of the Resolution or Ordinance [Check One] adopted by the governing body of the City at a meeting duly held on the _______________ , 20___, at which a quorum was present and acting throughout, and that the same has not been rescinded or modified and is now is in full force and effect. Given under the seal of the City, this ___________________, 20______.

(SEAL) __________________________________

City Clerk



“ITEM M”


A RESOLUTION
NO.______


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) STREET SWEEPERS (ELGIN CROSSWIND STREET SWEEPER) FROM ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS OF FLORIDA DBA ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS OF GEORGIA (ATLANTA, GA) AT A UNIT PRICE OF $249,923.00, FOR A TOTAL PRICE OF $499,846.00, VIA GEORGIA STATEWIDE CONTRACT #99999-SPD-0000102-0010.

WHEREAS, the purchase of these vehicles were approved via the FY19 Budget for the Public Works Department. They will be used by staff of the Urban Forestry & Beautification. They are new vehicles.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase two (2) street sweepers (Elgin Crosswind Street Sweeper) from Environmental Products of Florida dba Environmental Products of Georgia (Atlanta, GA) at a unit price of $249,923.00, for a total price of $499,846.00, via Georgia Statewide Contract #99999-SPD-0000102-0010. Funding thru the GMA Direct Lease Program will be utilized for this purchase.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor
“ITEM N”
A RESOLUTION
NO._____________
RESOLUTION FOR SUPPLEMENTAL LEASES

A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ONE OR MORE LEASE SUPPLEMENTS FOR A LEASE OR LEASES UNDER THE GMA DIRECT LEASING PROGRAM; TO DESIGNATE SUCH LEASES AS QUALIFIED TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATIONS; TO PROVIDE AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, the City has entered into a Master Lease (the “Master Lease”) dated as of ______________________, with Georgia Municipal Association, Inc. for the leasing from time to time of certain equipment, machinery or other personal property pursuant to Supplemental Leases;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED OR ORDAINED AS FOLLOWS BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY:

(check box if applicable)

An appropriation from unappropriated and unreserved funds in the City’s current operating budget is hereby made for the “Rentals” and the “Termination Payment” during the “Starting Term” under such Lease Supplements, and the budget of the City is hereby amended to reflect such appropriation to the extent necessary.



Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor


CLERK’S CERTIFICATE

The undersigned hereby certifies that he or she is the Clerk of the Columbus, Georgia (the “City”), and that the foregoing is a true copy of the Resolution or Ordinance [Check One] adopted by the governing body of the City at a meeting duly held on the _______________ , 20___, at which a quorum was present and acting throughout, and that the same has not been rescinded or modified and is now is in full force and effect. Given under the seal of the City, this ___________________, 20______.


(SEAL) __________________________________
City Clerk



“ITEM O”
A RESOLUTION
NO.______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN ANNUAL CONTRACT WITH SYNERGY RECYCLING, LLC (FAIRBURN, GA) FOR THE REMOVAL AND RECYCLING OF USED OIL AT THE RATE OF $0.46 PER GALLON, AND THE REMOVAL AND RECYCLING OF ANTIFREEZE AT NO PROFIT TO THE CITY. THE CONTRACTOR WILL PAY THE GALLON RATE TO THE CITY, AND THIS REVENUE WILL BE DEPOSITED INTO THE GOVERNMENT WIDE REVENUE ACCOUNT.

WHEREAS, the Contractor will remove and recycle used oil & antifreeze from the Fleet Maintenance, 1011 Cusseta Road, Heavy Equipment Shop, 3950 Schatulga Road and Metra Transit, 814 Linwood Blvd; and,

WHEREAS, the contract term shall be for three years, with the option to renew for two additional twelve-month periods, contingent upon the mutual agreement of the City and Contractor.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into an annual contract with Synergy Recycling, LLC (Fairburn, GA) for the removal and recycling used oil at a rate of $0.46 per gallon, and the removal and recycling of antifreeze at no profit to the City. Revenue will be deposited into the Government Wide Revenue Account – Recycling Fees; 0101-099-1999-REVN-4558.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor



“ITEM P”
A RESOLUTION
NO. ______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ANNUAL CONTRACT FOR HVAC PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE SERVICES WITH 1ST MECHANICAL SERVICES, INC., (COLUMBUS, GA). THE FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DIVISION BUDGETS APPROXIMATELY $25,000 ANNUALLY FOR ROUTINE HVAC MAINTENANCE. THE TRADE CENTER ALSO BUDGETS APPROXIMATELY, $1,536.00, FOR ROUTINE HVAC MAINTENANCE. UNFORESEEN REPAIRS REQUIRED FOR SPECIFIC DEPARTMENTS ARE CHARGED TO THEIR RESPECTIVE BUDGETS.

WHEREAS, this contract will cover maintenance services for the large chiller units located at the Citizen Service Center, Government Center, Civic Center, Public Safety and County Jail Building; and,

WHEREAS, approval of this annual contract will alleviate the time-consuming process of requesting price quotes for maintenance repairs from contractors; and,

WHEREAS, the term of contract shall be for three years, with the option to renew for two (2) additional twelve month periods. Contract renewal is contingent upon the mutual agreement of the contractor and the City.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to enter into an annual contract with 1st Mechanical Services, Inc., (Columbus, GA) to provide HVAC Preventative Maintenance Services. The Facilities Maintenance Division budgets approximately $25,000 annually for routine HVAC Maintenance. The Trade Center also budgets approximately, $1,536.00, for routine HVAC Maintenance. Unforeseen repairs required for specific Departments are charged to their respective budgets. Funds are budgeted each fiscal year for this on-going expense; General Fund – Public Works - Facilities Maintenance – Service Contracts and Columbus Ironwork Trade Center – Building Maintenance – Contractual Services; 0101-260-2700-MNTN-6513 and 0753-620-2300-TCMT-6319.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _________________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor

“ITEM Q”

A RESOLUTION
NO.______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) DIAL-A-RIDE CHAMPION CHALLENGER BUS FROM ALLIANCE BUS GROUP, INC. (COLLEGE PARK, GA), VIA GEORGIA STATE CONTRACT #99999-001-SPD0000138, AT A UNIT PRICE OF $115,067.76.

WHEREAS, one (1) Dial-A-Ride diesel bus was approved in the FY19 budget for the METRA Department of Transportation; and,

WHEREAS, the vehicle will be used as a para-transit bus by the METRA Department of Transportation to provide ADA Complementary Paratransit Service to eligible persons with disabilities who are, because of their disability, unable to board, ride or disembark from an accessible vehicle in METRA's regular bus service. This is a replacement vehicle.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase one (1) Dial-A-Ride Champion Challenger Bus from Alliance Bus Group, Inc. (College Park, GA), via Georgia State Contract #99999-001-SPD0000138, at a unit price of $115,067.76. Funds are budgeted in the FY19 Budget: Transportation Fund – Transportation Metra – FTA – Buses; 0751-610-2400-MFTA-7724 (Cost Sharing - 80% Federal; 20% City).


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _________________, 2018 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 Garrett voting __________.
Councilor House voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




_________________________________ __________________________
Lindsey Glisson, Deputy Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor