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File #: 22-0493    Version: 1 Name: Replacement of The Uninterruptible Power Supply (Ups) Batteries At The South Regional Dispatch For Broward County's 911 Center
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 6/6/2022 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 6/15/2022 Final action: 6/15/2022
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A REPLACEMENT UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY (UPS) AND BATTERY SYSTEM AT THE SOUTH REGIONAL DISPATCH FOR BROWARD COUNTY'S 911 CENTER FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $43,792, FROM ARM ELECTRICAL SERVICES, LLC., PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(7)(D) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES.
Sponsors: Fire
Attachments: 1. 1. ARM Electrical Quote, 2. 2. Orion Power Systems Authorization Memo, 3. 3. ARM Electrical - Orion Power System Memo, 4. 4. Broward - Participation Agreement in Consolidated Regional E-911 Communications System
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MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF A REPLACEMENT UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY (UPS) AND BATTERY SYSTEM AT THE SOUTH REGIONAL DISPATCH FOR BROWARD COUNTY'S 911 CENTER FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $43,792, FROM ARM ELECTRICAL SERVICES, LLC., PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(7)(D) 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:"

- Section 35.18(C)(7) states that "The following contractual services are not subject to the competitive procurement requirement:"

- Section 35.18(C)(7)(d) states that "Maintenance service and repair of equipment.  When considered to be in the best interest of the city and recommended by the using department and the services to be performed are by the equipment manufacturer, manufacturer’s service representative or a distributor of the manufacturer’s equipment, the services may be procured without following the competitive sealed bid 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 Fire Department is seeking approval to replace the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) and battery system at the South Regional Dispatch for Broward County 911 Center.

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