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File #: 15-18989    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 10/11/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/23/2023 Final action: 1/23/2023
Title: Airport Personal Mobility Lift Purchase and Installation Contract


Airport Personal Mobility Lift Purchase and Installation Contract




A.                     Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder P&W Quality Machine Inc. for the purchase and installation of Vertical Conveyor Personal Mobility Lifts for an initial term of two 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):

Haley Gentry, Aviation

Jack Christine, Aviation



§                     The Personal Mobility Equipment Lift Project will install hydraulic equipment lifts on jetbridges to transport large personal mobility devices such as scooters and electric wheelchairs between the ramp and terminal levels.

§                     Jetbridge-mounted lifts provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional personnel elevators and provide greater operational flexibility.

§                     On September 20, 2022, the city issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB); one bid was received and upon review, deemed non-responsive.

§                     On October 26, 2022, the city re-issued an ITB; two bids were received.

§                     P&W Quality Machine Inc. was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     Annual expenditure is estimated to be $1,113,320.

§                     Installation is anticipated to be complete in July of 2024.

§                     This activity is occurring on airport property (Council District 3).


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.


These contracts meet the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Aviation Capital Investment Plan