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File #: 15-13986    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/5/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Water Service Line Copper Tubing
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Water Service Line Copper Tubing




A.                     Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder Morsco Supply, LLC for the purchase of water service line copper tubing for a term of three years, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contract for up to two additional, 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):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract will provide copper tubing used for installation and repair of water service lines. Inventory is purchased on an as needed basis and is priced per linear foot.

§                     On July 17, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; two bids were received.

§                     Morsco Supply, LLC was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     Possible price adjustments will be reviewed on a bi-annual basis due to the highly volatile nature of the copper market.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $300,000.


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 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.


This contract meets the provision of (b) - No MWBEs or SBEs to perform the scope of work.


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Operating Budget