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File #: 15-13693    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/29/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 8/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Blowers
Attachments: 1. Map-Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Blowers
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Title

Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Blowers

 

Action

Action:

A.                     Approve the purchase of Sulzer blowers for the Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion project, by the sole source exemption,

 

B.                     Approve a contract with Pete Duty & Associates, Inc. for the purchase of Sulzer blowers for the term of one year, and

 

C.                     Authorize the City Manager to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

David Czerr, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water

Carl Wilson, Charlotte Water

 

Sole Source Exemption

§                     G.S. 143-129(e)(6) provides that formal bidding requirements do not apply when:

-                     Performance or price competition are not available;

-                     A needed product is available from only one source or supply; or

-                     Standardization or compatibility is the overriding consideration.

§                     Sole sourcing is necessary for this contract because there is only one supply source.

§                     City Council approval is required for any purchases made under the sole source exception.

 

Explanation

§                     This contract provides for the purchase of Sulzer blowers for the Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant located in Council District 4. This plant is currently capacity limited at 12 million gallons per day (mgd).

§                     In order to meet immediate capacity needs, new blowers, which are used to provide aeration in wastewater treatment, will be required for the expansion to 13.1 mgd and utilized for subsequent expansion phases to 14.9 and 16 mgd.

§                     Total contract expenditures are estimated to be $600,000.

 

Charlotte Business INClusion

This is a sole source contract and is exempt (Part A: Appendix 1.27 of the Charlotte Business INClusion Policy).

 

Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan

 

Attachments

Attachment(s)

Map