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File #: 2942-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2022 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 11/7/2022 Final action: 11/10/2022
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Laboratory, Specialty and Industrial Gases with Airgas USA LLC; to authorize the expenditure of $1.00; 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 Laboratory, Specialty and Industrial Gases with Airgas USA LLC. The specialty and industrial gases will be used by various City agencies for laboratory, welding, medical and shop use. The term of the proposed option contract would be approximately two (2) years, expiring November 30, 2024, with the option to renew for one (1) additional year. The Purchasing Office opened formal bids on September 29, 2022. In addition, the expenditure of $1.00 is hereby authorized from General Budget Reservation BRPO002025.

The Purchasing Office advertised and solicited competitive bids in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section 329.06 relating to competitive bidding (Request for Quotation No. RFQ022853). One (1) bid was received.

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

Airgas USA LLC, CC# 009314 expires 10/24/2024, Items 1-88, $1.00
Total Estimated Annual Expenditure: $75.000.00, Various City Agencies

Emergency Designation: The Finance and Management Department respectfully requests this legislation to be considered an emergency ordinance to ensure that gases are available for laboratory, welding, medical and shop use.

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 BRPO002025. City Agencies will be required to obtain approval to expend from their own appropriations for their estimated annual expenditures.

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To authorize the Finance and Management Director to enter into a Universal Term Contract for the option to purchase Laboratory,...

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