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File #: 1403-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with BissNuss, Inc. for the purchase of six Water Champ Chemical Inductor Units for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $213,488.10 from the Sanitary Sewer Operating Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($213,488.10)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1403-2022 Financial Coding, 2. ORD 1403-2022 Bid Tabulation, 3. ORD 1403-2022 Information
Explanation

BACKGROUND: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with BissNuss, Inc. for the purchase of six Water Champ Chemical Inductor Units to be used by the Division of Sewerage and Drainage. The equipment will be used by the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant for mixing and diffusion of chemicals.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding (RFQ021479). One hundred twenty-six (126) bidders were solicited and one bid was received and opened on April 28, 2022.

After a review of the bid, the Division of Sewerage and Drainage recommends an award be made for all items to BissNuss, Inc. in the amount of $213,488.10 (which includes a contingency fund of $10,166.10) as the only responsive, responsible and best bidder.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency designation is requested to avoid a price increase due to rising material costs.

SUPPLIER: BissNuss, Inc., Vendor#006641, CC#34-1392362 expires 1/26/24, Majority Vendor

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: $213,488.10 (which includes a contingency fund of $10,166.10) was budgeted for this purchase.

$94,902.00 was spent in 2021
$163,735.00 was spent in 2020


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To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into a contract with BissNuss, Inc. for the purchase of six Water Champ Chemical Inductor Units for the Division of Sewerage and Drainage; and to authorize the expenditure of $213,488.10 from the Sanitary Sewer Operating Fund, and to declare an emergency. ($213,488.10)

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WHEREAS, the Water Champ Chemical Inductor Units are used by the Southerly Wastewater Treatment Plant for mixing and diffusion of che...

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