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File #: 3067-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/7/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 1/28/2019 Final action: 1/31/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Agilent Technologies, Inc., for the purchase one (1) Gas Chromatograph, for the Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $52,925.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($52,925.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD3067-2018 Bid Tab, 2. ORD3067-2018 Financial Coding, 3. ORD3067-2018 Information Sheet.pdf, 4. ORD3067-2018 Agilent QUOTATION# 2678635 exp 4-31-19, 5. ORD3067-2018 Email to change bid amount
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with Agilent Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of one (1) Gas Chromatograph. The instrument will be used at the Division of Water’s Water Quality Assurance Laboratory (WQAL). The Water Quality Assurance Laboratory will use this instrument for testing drinking water samples for volatile organic chemicals and trihalomethanes.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (RFQ010628). Thirty-four (34) bidders (32 MAJ, 2F1) were solicited and one (1) bid (MAJ) was received and opened on October 25, 2018. After a review of the bid, the Division of Water recommends an award be made for all items to Agilent Technologies, Inc. in the amount of $52,925.00 as the only responsive, responsible and best bidder.

The company is not debarred according to the Excluded Party Listing System of the Federal Government or prohibited from being awarded a contract according to the Auditor of State Unresolved Findings for Recovery Certified Search.

SUPPLIER: Agilent Technologies, Inc., Vendor#10267, CC#77-0518772, expires 11/2/20.

FISCAL IMPACT: $60,000.00 was budgeted for this purchase. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of the 2019 operating budget, Ordinance 2871-2018.

$0.00 has been expended in 2018.
$0.00 was expended in 2017.
$0.00 was expended in 2016.


Title

To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to establish a contract with Agilent Technologies, Inc., for the purchase one (1) Gas Chromatograph, for the Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $52,925.00 from the Water Operating Fund. ($52,925.00)


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WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office opened formal bids on October 25, 2018 for the purchase of one (1) Gas Chromatograph for the Division of Water; and

WHEREA...

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