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File #: 1123-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2019 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action:
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into two (2) contracts for the option to purchase Lab Supplies with Thomas Scientific LLC and VWR International, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of $2.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107; and to declare an emergency. ($2.00).
Attachments: 1. Ord 1123-2019 - Legislation Funding - Lab Supplies
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish two (2) Universal Term Contracts (UTCs) for the option to purchase Lab Supplies with Thomas Scientific LLC and VWR International, Inc. The lab supplies will be used in various City laboratories. The term of the proposed option contracts would be approximately two (2) years, expiring May 31, 2021, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on February 7, 2019. In addition, the expenditure of $2.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section 329 relating to competitive bidding (Request for Quotation No. RFQ011169). Three (3) bids were received.

The Purchasing Office is recommending award to the overall lowest, responsive, responsible and best bidders as follows:

Thomas Scientific LLC, CC# CC026078 expires 2/6/2021, Categories 1-10, at discounts specified, $1.00
VWR International, Inc, CC# CC009378 expires 10/30/2019, Categories 1-10, at discounts specified, $1.00

Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $300,000.00, Various City Agencies

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance because the current contract expires May 31, 2019.

These companies are 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.

FISCAL IMPACT: The expenditure of $2.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107. City Agencies will be required to obtain approval to expend from their own appropriations for their estimated annual expenditures.

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