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File #: 15-19265    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/28/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/23/2023 Final action: 1/23/2023
Title: Traffic Sign Installation Services


Traffic Sign Installation Services



A.                     Approve a unit price contract with AWP, Inc. dba Area Wide Protective, for traffic sign installation 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):

Debbie Smith, Transportation

David Smith, Transportation

Angela Berry, Transportation



§                     The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintains approximately 200,000 signs across the city.

§                     CDOT supplements staff labor by using an outside service provider to install new traffic signs, especially those on local streets to support neighborhood traffic calming efforts.

§                     Examples of traffic signs to be installed by this vendor include speed limit, speed hump warning, and no parking signs.

§                     On October 5, 2022, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); three responses were received.

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

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $500,000.


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 SBEs, MBEs, or WBEs (as applicable) 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:   General Capital Investment Plan