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File #: 0310-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/24/2020 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Sodium Hypochlorite with Bonded Chemicals, Inc.; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00 from General Budget Reservation BRPO001107; and to declare an emergency. ($1.00).
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to establish a Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to purchase Sodium Hypochlorite with Bonded Chemicals, Inc. This product is used for purification in water and wastewater applications by both the Division of Water and Division of Sewerage and Drainage. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately three (3) years, expiring March 31, 2023, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on January 23, 2020. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 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. RFQ014442). Three (3) bids were received.

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

Bonded Chemicals, Inc., CC# 009693 expires 1/20/22, All Items, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $680,000.00, Divisions of Water and Sewerage and Drainage, the sole users

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance to eliminate the risk of a contract lapse of this vital product.

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.

FISCAL IMPACT: The expenditure of $1.00 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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