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File #: 15-14535    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/28/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/14/2020 Final action:
Title: CATS Cummins Bus Engines
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CATS Cummins Bus Engines




A.                     Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder MHC Kenworth for the purchase of Cummins Engines for the CATS bus fleet 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):                     

John Lewis, CATS

Jennifer Fehribach, CATS



§                     The contract with MHC Kenworth will provide replacement Cummins engines for maintenance of the CATS bus fleet.

§                     On May 12, 2020, CATS issued an Invitation to Bid; three bids were received

§                     MHC Kenworth was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     Bus engines will be purchased on an as-needed basis under the contract terms.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $750,000.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

No goals shall be established on contracts where: (a) there are no subcontracting opportunities identified for the contract; or (b) there are no DBEs 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: CATS Operating Budget