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File #: 2578-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/6/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 11/23/2020 Final action: 11/25/2020
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to modify the contract for the option to purchase Firefighter Turnout Gear with Lion First Responders; and to declare an emergency.
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to modify an existing Universal Term Contract (UTC) for the option to obtain Firefighter Turnout Gear with Lion First Responders. This contract provides for very outer layer of a firefighter’s uniform and is their first line of defense for the Division of Fire firefighters. This modification is necessary to add a sub-contractor, Phoenix Safety Outfitters LLC to the contract to assist with fitting and delivery of the turnout gear. The contract, PO191331 was established in accordance with Request for Quotation RFQ009448 and will expire September 30, 2022.

No additional funds are necessary to modify the option contract as requested. There are no changes to the products procured for this contract. The original contract was formally bid as a RFP. The original terms and conditions remain in effect.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation be considereed an emergency to add the Sub-Contractor, Phoenix Safety Outfitters LLC, to the contract to begin their services so operations will not be impaired.

FISCAL IMPACT: No funding is required to modify the option contract. The Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire must set aside their own funding for their estimated expenditures.

Title

To authorize the Finance and Management Director to modify the contract for the option to purchase Firefighter Turnout Gear with Lion First Responders; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Purchasing Office entered into a Universal Term Contract for Firefighter Turnout Gear for use by Division of Fire; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to modify the existing Universal Term Contract with Lion First Responders, to include Phoenix Safety Outfitters LLC as a sub-contractor for this contract; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire, in that ...

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