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File #: 15-13977    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/31/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Bypass Pumping Services for Declared Emergencies
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Bypass Pumping Services for Declared Emergencies




A.                     Approve unit price contracts with the following companies for bypass pumping services for federally declared emergencies for an initial term of two years:

-                     Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.,

-                     Western Oilfields Supply Company dba Rain for Rent,

-                     Xylem Dewatering Solutions, Inc., and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to four, 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):

David Czerr, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water



§                     These contracts will allow for rental of pumps and related equipment with multiple vendors to perform bypass pumping to reroute flow throughout the water and wastewater system during emergency repairs.  

§                     On June 8, 2020, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); four responses were received.

§                     The companies selected best meet the city’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Total annual expenditures are estimated to be $640,000.

§                     These contracts include components necessary to be eligible for federal reimbursement for declared emergencies.  


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 no subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no MWBEs or SBEs certified to perform the scopes of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.


These contracts meet the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Operating Budget