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File #: 15-14733    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 12/3/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/4/2021 Final action: 1/4/2021
Title: Fleet Towing Services


Fleet Towing Services




A.                     Approve a unit price contract with Hunter Auto and Wrecker Services, Inc. for fleet towing services 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):

Phil Reiger, General Services

Chris Trull, General Services



§                     The city’s Fleet Management division provides maintenance services for vehicles and special equipment for city departments and Mecklenburg County.

§                     Towing services are needed to transport and recover disabled vehicles and special equipment, provide support to the city as needed during inclement weather, and assist during special events.

§                     Services will be provided for various types of vehicles and equipment, including, but not limited to: sedans, SUVs, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, fire apparatus, police cars, and construction equipment.

§                     On September 25, 2020, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); four responses were received.

§                     Hunter Auto and Wrecker Services, Inc. best meets the city’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Total annual expenditures are estimated to be $680,000.


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 scope of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.


This contract meets the provision of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Various Departments’ Operating Budgets and Mecklenburg County