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File #: 2505-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 12/7/2020 Final action: 12/11/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contract with Agilent Technologies, Inc., for the purchase of one (1) Agilent 8600/5977 Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectroscopy (GC/MS), for the Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $61,506.80 from the Water Operating Fund. ($61,506.80)
Attachments: 1. ORD2505-2020 Financial Coding, 2. ORD2505-2020 Information Sheet.pdf, 3. ORD#2505-2020 Rec. Letter.pdf, 4. ORD#2505-2020 Bid Tab.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this legislation is to authorize the Director of Finance and Management, on behalf of the Department of Utilities, Division of Water to enter into a contract with Agilent Technologies, Inc. for the purchase of one (1) Agilent 8600/5977 Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectroscopy (GC/MS) it will be replacing our current instrument that is 12 years old and nearing the end of its service life. This instrument will be used by the Division of Water, Water Quality Assurance Laboratory to test for taste and odor compounds in the finished drinking water and in our source water.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (RFQ016671). Forty-three (43) bidders (37 MAJ, 2F1, 3 MBR and 1 MBE) were solicited and one (1) bid (MAJ) was received and opened on October 29, 2020. 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 $61,506.80 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 (Pending Recertification)

FISCAL IMPACT: $61,506.80 was budgeted for this purchase.

$52,925.00 was spent in 2019
$0.00 was spent in 2018


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To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contract with Agilent Technologies, Inc., for the purchase of one (1) Agilent 8600/5977 Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectroscopy (GC/MS), for the Division of Water; and to authorize the expenditure of $61,506.80 from the Water Operating Fund. ($61,506.80)


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WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office opened formal bids on October 29...

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