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File #: 15-13087    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/23/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/13/2020 Final action:
Title: Citywide Safety Supplies
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Citywide Safety Supplies

A. Approve unit price contracts for the purchase of safety supplies for a term of three years to the following:
? Korman Signs Inc.,
? Northern Safety Co. Inc.,
? Safety Products, Inc.; and

B. Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to two, one-year terms with possible price adjustments and to amend the contracts consistent with the purpose for which the contracts were approved.

Staff Resource(s):
Phil Reiger, General Services
Kay Elmore, General Services

* City departments routinely purchase safety supplies for daily operations including, but not limited to, personal protection equipment, such as hard hats and safety vests for use in field operations, and traffic control devices, such as cones and signs to ensure safety of the public and staff.
* Traffic control signs are required for any work occurring within the right-of-way and provide communication to motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians to increase the safety of both citizens and workers.
* On November 20, 2019, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; nine bids were received.
* Korman Signs, Inc. was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder for traffic control devices.
* Northern Safety Co. Inc. and Safety Products, Inc. were selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidders for Personal Protection Equipment and Safety Supplies and Apparel.
* Total annual expenditures are estimated to be $400,000.

Charlotte Business INClusion
Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part C: Section 2.1(a) The city shall not establish Subcontracting Goals for Contracts where (a) there are not subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no SBEs or MWBEs certified to perform the scopes of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.

This contract meets the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.

Fiscal Note
Funding: Various Departments' Operati...

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