RESOLUTION #08-2020

IN THE MATTER OF authorizing the fire district to participate in the State of Ohio Cooperative Purchasing Program

WHEREAS,    Ohio’s Cooperative Purchasing Act. (AM. Sub. H.B. No. 100) was signed into law on December 4, 1985; and

WHEREAS,    Effective March 6, 1986, Ohio’s Cooperative Purchasing Act provides the opportunity for counties, townships, municipal corporations, regional transit authorities, regional airport authorities or port authorities and school districts, conservancy districts, township park districts and other authorities, to participate in contracts distributed by the State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services, Office of Cooperative Purchasing for the purchase of supplies, services, equipment and certain materials;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District Board of Trustees:

SECTION 1: That the Fiscal Officer hereby requests authority in the name of the Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District to participate in state contracts which the Department of Administrative Services, Office of State Purchasing has entered into and the Office of Cooperative Purchasing has distributed for the purchase of supplies, services, equipment and certain other materials pursuant to Revised Code Section 125.04.

SECTION 2: That the Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to agree in the name of the Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District to be bound by all contract terms and conditions as the Department of Administrative Services, Office of Cooperative Purchasing prescribes. Such terms and conditions may include a reasonable annual membership fee to cover the administrative costs which the Department of Administrative Services incurs as a result of Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District’s participation in the contract. Further, that the Fiscal Officer does hereby agree to be bound by all such terms and conditions and to not cause or assist in any way the misuse of such contracts or make contract disclosures to non-members of the Coop for the purpose of avoiding the requirements established by ORC 125.04.

SECTION 3: That the Fiscal Officer is hereby authorized to agree in the name of the Refugee-Canyon Joint Fire District to directly pay the vendor, under each such state contract in which it participates for items it receives pursuant to the contract, and the Fiscal Officer does hereby agree to directly pay the vendor.

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