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File #: 15-14174    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/11/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Traffic Control Devices
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Traffic Control Devices




A.                     Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder Rosenblatt & Associates, DBA RAI Products, for the purchase of Traffic Control Devices for a term of three years, and


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



Staff Resource(s):

Liz Babson, Transportation

Bryan Tarlton, Transportation



§                     The Charlotte Department of Transportation maintains a modern signal system that includes 883 traffic control signals. The maintenance and construction of these signals require standardized materials and equipment.

§                     This contract will provide various types of traffic signal and sign hardware, such as signal hangers, sign hangers, camera hardware, and pedestrian poles and bases which are used in the maintenance, replacement, and new installation of traffic signals and signs.

§                     On August 14, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; three bids were received.

§                     Rosenblatt & Associates, DBA RAI Products was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $280,000.


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 and 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:  Transportation Operating Budget