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File #: 20-0172    Version: 1 Name: Purchase Of Sodium Hypochlorite
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 2/10/2020 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 2/19/2020 Final action: 2/19/2020
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE PURCHASE OF SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 12.5% ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS UTILIZING THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA GOVERNMENTAL COOPERATIVE PURCHASING GROUP (CO-OP) BID #12006-372 IN THE AMOUNT OF $149,400 BRINGING THE PURCHASE ORDER TOTAL TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $227,088, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(6) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Attachments: 1. 1. Co-Op Agreement - Purchase of Sodium Hypochlorite, 2. 2. Renewal
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MOTION TO APPROVE A CHANGE ORDER FOR THE PURCHASE OF SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE 12.5% ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS UTILIZING THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA GOVERNMENTAL COOPERATIVE PURCHASING GROUP (CO-OP) BID #12006-372 IN THE AMOUNT OF $149,400 BRINGING THE PURCHASE ORDER TOTAL TO AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $227,088, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(6) OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES.

Summary Explanation and Background

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 titled "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 requirements of this section:"

-  Pursuant to Section 35.18(C)(6) of the City's Code of Ordinances, "Cooperative purchasing plans are exempt from this section."

- Section 35.21(A)(1) 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."

- Section 35.28(B) of the City’s Code of Ordinance states, "[…] the City Manager is not authorized to approve a change order without authorization of the City Commission where the initial purchase required the City Commission’s approval and where the sum of all change orders issued under the contract exceeds 5% of the original contract amount or $25,000.”

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.                     The City is responsible for providing chemicals for the operations of the Utilities Division including the Water Treatment Plant and the Waterwater Treatment Plant.

2.                     The Utility Division utilizes Sodium Hypochlorite 12.5% from Allied Universal Corporation for the treatment of water and wastewater.

3.                     On A...

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