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File #: 15-14319    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/1/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 11/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Charlotte Water Traffic Control Services
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Charlotte Water Traffic Control Services




A.                     Approve unit price contracts with the following companies for traffic control services for an initial term of three years:

-                     GDC Supplies, Equipment and Contracting LLC dba GDC Inc. (MBE, SBE),

-                     W.D. Wright Contracting, Inc., and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to two, 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

Scott Clark, Charlotte Water



§                     These contracts will provide traffic control services for water and sanitary sewer construction performed by Charlotte Water. 

§                     Maintenance of water and sanitary sewer infrastructure requires safely guiding traffic through active work zones, lane closures, and other situations while protecting city staff, residents, and equipment during the work activity or closure.

§                     On August 25, 2020, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); nine 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 $250,000.


Charlotte Business INClusion

GDC Inc. is a city certified MBE and SBE.


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