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File #: 2016-0770    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 9/9/2016 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 9/13/2016 Final action: 9/27/2016
Enactment date: 9/27/2016 Enactment #: 588
Effective date: 10/11/2016    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the City Controller's Office to enter into a Contract or Agreement with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to provide Purchasing Cards and ePayables Cards. Said agreement will be at no cost to the City.
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, CONTRACT
Attachments: 1. Summary 2016-0770.docx

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor, Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the City Controller’s Office to enter into a Contract or Agreement with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to provide Purchasing Cards and ePayables Cards. Said agreement will be at no cost to the City. 

 

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WHEREAS, Ordinance 20 of 2016 authorizes City Departments to use Purchasing Cards for the purchase of goods and services; and,

 

WHEREAS, the implementation of Purchasing Cards and ePayables Cards will increase transparency and functionality in our financial systems and streamline the procurement process to achieve efficiencies and save taxpayer dollars; and,

 

WHEREAS, a Request for Proposals was bid and Bank of America Merrill Lynch emerged from the bid process as the best qualified provider of Purchasing Cards and ePayables Cards; and

 

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor, Director of the Office of Management and Budget and City Controller’s Office are hereby authorized to enter into a Contract or Agreement with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to provide Purchasing Cards and ePayables Cards.

 

Said Agreement shall be in a form approved by the City Solicitor.