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File #: 15-14026    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/20/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Fire Department Uniforms
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Fire Department Uniforms




A.                     Approve unit price contracts for the purchase of Fire Department Uniforms for three years to the following:

                     Galls, LLC,

                     Municipal Emergency Services, Inc,

                     Read’s Uniforms, 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):

Reginald Johnson, Fire

Damian Owens, Fire



§                     The Charlotte Fire Department (CFD) purchases uniforms including, but not limited to, dress uniforms, long and short sleeve shirts, pants, hats, ties, leather belts, shoes, and boots.

§                     On July 27, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; four bids were received.

§                     Three companies were selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidders for specific products to accommodate the diverse needs of CFD.

§                     Total annual expenditures are estimated to be $850,000. 


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 (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Fire Operating Budget