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File #: 21-0880    Version: 1 Name: Purchase Bunker Gear Sets-Bennett Fire Products Company, Inc.
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 9/23/2021 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 10/6/2021 Final action: 10/6/2021
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF FORTY (40) BUNKER GEAR SETS FROM BENNETT FIRE PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC., AT A COST OF $2,352 EACH FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $94,080, UTILIZING PRICING ESTABLISHED BY THE LAKE COUNTY FLORIDA CONTRACT #17-0606B, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(5) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Sponsors: Fire
Attachments: 1. 1. Bennett Fire Products Co Inc Quote Lake County FL Piggyback Agreement 302202._, 2. 2. Bennett Fire Products Pricing for Fire Dept., 3. 3. Lake County Contract 2020-2022
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF FORTY (40) BUNKER GEAR SETS FROM BENNETT FIRE PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC., AT A COST OF $2,352 EACH FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $94,080, UTILIZING PRICING ESTABLISHED BY THE LAKE COUNTY FLORIDA CONTRACT #17-0606B, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(5) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES.

Summary Explanation and Background

PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN

- Chapter 35 of the City’s Code of Ordinances 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 requirements of this section:"

- Section 35.18(C)(5) states that “Commodities or services that are the subject of contracts with the state its political subdivisions or other governmental entities including the United States Government, are exempt from the competitive procurement process.”

- Section 35.21 of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "AWARD OF CONTRACT."

- Section 35.21(A) of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "City Commission approval."

- 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."

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.  The Pembroke Pines Fire Department is requesting to purchase (40) sets of Bunker Gear utilizing the Lake County Florida Contract #17-0606B".

2.  The purchase would provide the Fire Department with protective jackets and pants, for structural firefighting, also known as bunker gear.

3.  The Fire Department has obtained a quote from Bennett Fire Products Company, Inc. utilizing pricing established by the Lake County Florida Contract #17-0606B, at a cost of $2,352, wh...

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