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File #: 20-0148    Version: 1 Name: Purchase of two (2) Hoffman Blowers - East Building WWTP
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 2/19/2020 Final action: 2/19/2020
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) CITY- STANDARD HOFFMAN MODEL 751 MULTISTAGE CENTRIFUGAL AIR BLOWERS FROM THE SOLE SOURCE REPRESENTATIVE, TSC JACOBS, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $449,285.22, WHICH INCLUDES A 8.1% OWNER’S CONTINGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,665.22, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(3) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Attachments: 1. 1. East Blower Building Contract (Vendor Executed), 2. 2. Sole Source Letter, 3. 3. 4-3-19 Commission Approval
Title
MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) CITY- STANDARD HOFFMAN MODEL 751 MULTISTAGE CENTRIFUGAL AIR BLOWERS FROM THE SOLE SOURCE REPRESENTATIVE, TSC JACOBS, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $449,285.22, WHICH INCLUDES A 8.1% OWNER’S CONTINGENCY IN THE AMOUNT OF $33,665.22, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(3) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN:
PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN:

- Chapter 35 of the City’s Code of Ordinance is titled “PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES, PUBLIC FUNDS.”

- Section 35.18 of the City's Code of Ordinances is regarding "COMPETITIVE BIDDING OR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS REQUIRED; EXCEPTIONS."

- Section 35.18(C) states that "Only the following situations are exempt from the competitive bid and competitive proposal requiremetns of this section:"

- Section 35.18(C)(3) of the City's Code of Ordinances states, "City Standard, single-source and sole-source commodities or services. City standard, single-source and sole-source commodities or services are exempt from competitive bidding."

- Section 35.21(A)(1) of the City’s Code of Ordinance states, "An initial purchase of, or contract for, commodities or services, in excess of $25,000, shall require the approval of the City Commission, regardless of whether the competitive bidding or competitive proposal procedures were followed."

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1. The City owns and operates their Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 13955 Pembroke Road.

2. The City Wastewater Treatment Plant functions are based on fresh air being sent to the sewage by mechanical air blowers. Therefore, air blowers are critical infrastructure which requires reliable service and redundancy.

3. There has been several failures of the existing air blower equipment with associated repair costs.

4. It is imperative that the City put back-up blowers in place as a contingency plan for further failure or if one of the existing ...

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