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File #: 21-1021    Version: Name: Assignment of agreement w/ DBi LLC to DeAngelo Consulting Services
Type: Agreements/Contracts Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2021 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 12/1/2021 Final action: 12/1/2021
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE AGREEMENT WITH DBI SERVICES LLC. FOR THE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CITY'S RIGHT OF WAY'S TO DEANGELO CONTRACTING SERVICES (DCS).
Sponsors: Public Services
Attachments: 1. 1. Third Amendment - Assignment of Agreement, 2. 2. News Article (DBi Closes), 3. 3. Original Agreement, 4. 4. First Amendment, 5. 5. Second Amendment, 6. 6. Commission Approval 2-21-2018, 7. 7. Commission Approval 9-18-2013, 8. 8. Exhibit 1. DCS Powerpoint 12-1-21, 9. 9. Exhibit 2. DBI to Inhouse Analysis
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE AGREEMENT WITH DBI SERVICES LLC. FOR THE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE CITY'S RIGHT OF WAY'S TO DEANGELO CONTRACTING SERVICES (DCS).

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.  On September 18, 2013, the City Commission approved the agreement negotiated by the City Manager awarding RFQ # PSPW-13-10 "Operation, Maintenance and Management of Municipal Public Rights of Way (ROW)" to DBi Services, LLC. in the amount of $887,550, for an initial 5 year period commencing on November 1, 2013 through October 30, 2018.

2.  On March 15, 2016, the City executed the First Amendment of the agreement which revised Article 6 of the Original Agreement to increase the Annual Fee to $1,041,550 for the increased scope of work and also added a $200,000 Owner’s Contingency for as needed work not covered as part of the original scope of work.

3.  On February 21, 2018, the City Commission approved the Second Amendment which extended the agreement for a five (5) year term, commencing on November 1, 2018, and expiring October 31, 2023.

4.  On October 22, 2021, at 5:30 pm the Director of Public Services received a call from DBi’s project manager stating that he had just been notified that DBi was closing its doors effective immediately.

5.  The Public Services Director was able to confirm those statements the next day via several news articles (Article Attached).

6.  The following week, the Public Services Department started working on a solution by hiring the unemployed DBi staff on a temporary basis until the services could be put out for bid and a new contract could be eventually put in place.

7.  As the Public Services Department was coordinating this effort, the Public Services Director was contacted by Mark Robinson, a representative for Paul DeAngelo.  Mr. DeAngelo started DBi in 1978 and sold the business in 2016.

8.  Mr. DeAngelo had started a new company called DeA...

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