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File #: 15-16795    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/3/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 12/13/2021 Final action: 12/13/2021
Title: CATS Rail Inventory Spare Brake Pads and Discs


CATS Rail Inventory Spare Brake Pads and Discs




A.                     Approve unit price contracts with the following companies for spare brake pads and discs for an initial term of five years:

-                     Siemens Mobility, Inc.,

-                     Hi-Tec Enterprises, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to three, 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):

John Lewis, Jr., CATS

Allen C. Smith, CATS



§                     Brake pads and discs are essential to maintaining the braking system on Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) and Streetcars during preventative maintenance for revenue service.

§                     These are for replacement parts and inventory stock spares required to maintain the LRVs and Streetcars.

§                     On August 6, 2021, the City issued a Request for Proposals; two responses were received.

§                     The companies selected meet the City’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Annual aggregate expenditures are estimated to be $200,000.


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 provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding: CATS Operating Budget