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File #: 15-14494    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/22/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: Storm Water Channel Cleaning Services Fiscal Year 2021
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Storm Water Channel Cleaning Services Fiscal Year 2021




A.                     Approve a unit price contract with Bell’s Tree Service, Inc. for Storm Water Channel Cleaning for an initial 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):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Mike Davis, Storm Water Services

Susan Tolan, Storm Water Services



§                     This contract is part of an ongoing maintenance program to remove and dispose of debris in existing storm water channels within the city limits of Charlotte.

§                     Each request is investigated and prioritized based on the severity of potential property flooding.

§                     This contract will address approximately 120-150 locations per year. The number of locations vary depending on the nature and extent of the blockages actually removed.

§                     On September 24, 2020, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); seven responses were received.

§                     Bell’s Tree Service, Inc. best meets the city’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $420,000.


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:  Storm Water Services Operating Budget