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File #: 2705-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/25/2018 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 11/19/2018 Final action: 11/21/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Bobcat Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of three bush chippers for the Division of Infrastructure Management; and to authorize the expenditure of $168,254.40 from the Street and Highway Bonds Fund. ($168,254.40)
Attachments: 1. 2705-2018
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND:
To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with Bobcat Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of three (3) bush chippers. This equipment will be used by the Division of Infrastructure Management to clear debris from the public right of way.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (RFQ010170). Seventeen (17) registered vendors were solicited and two (2) bids were received. After reviewing the bids, the Division of Infrastructure recommends an award be made to Bobcat Enterprises Inc. in the amount of $168,254.40 as the lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidder.

Company Name Bid Amount City/State Majority/MBE/FBE
Bobcat Enterprises Inc. $168,254.40 Hamilton/OH Majority
Morbark LLC $179,475.00 Winn/MI Majority

Searches in the Excluded Party List System (Federal) and the Findings for Recovery list (State) produced no findings against Bobcat Enterprises Inc.

2. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:
Bobcat Enterprises Inc. contract compliance number is CC004399 and expires 6/21/2020.

3. FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this equipment was budgeted and is available with the Street and Highway Bonds Fund (Fund 7704).
Title

To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Bobcat Enterprises Inc. for the purchase of three bush chippers for the Division of Infrastructure Management; and to authorize the expenditure of $168,254.40 from the Street and Highway Bonds Fund. ($168,254.40)
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WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office opened formal bids on September 13, 2018 for the purchase of brush chippers; and

WHEREAS, the Division of Infrastructure Management recommends an award be made to the lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidder, Bobcat Enterprises Inc. and

WHEREAS, the chippers will be used to clear debris in the public right...

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