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File #: 15-13970    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/30/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Franklin Water Treatment Plant Fire Alarm System Replacement
Attachments: 1. Franklin Water Treatment Plant Fire Alarm System Upgrades - Map
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Franklin Water Treatment Plant Fire Alarm System Replacement




Approve a contract in the amount of $2,787,666 to the lowest responsive bidder The Harper Corporation - General Contractors for the Franklin Water Treatment Plant Fire Alarm System Replacement project. 



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water

Carl Wilson, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract will provide for fire alarm system replacement at various Franklin Water Treatment Plant facilities (Council District 2).

§                     On June 30, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB); one bid was received.

-                     G.S. 143-132 prohibits municipalities from awarding construction contracts over $500,000 without receiving at least three competitive bids from the initial advertisement of the contract. The city may subsequently award the contract even if re-advertisements result in fewer than three competitive bids.

§                     On July 28, 2020, the ITB was re-issued; one bid was received.

§                     The Harper Corporation - General Contractors was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     The project is anticipated to be complete by fourth quarter 2021.


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 Capital Investment Plan