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File #: 15-19133    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/7/2022 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 1/23/2023 Final action: 1/23/2023
Title: Roadway Object Markers
Roadway Object Markers

A. Approve unit price contracts for the purchase of roadway object markers for two years to the following:
- Qwick Kurb, Inc., and
- Stay Alert Safety Services, LLC., 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):
Debbie Smith, Transportation
David Smith, Transportation

* Roadway object markers are vertical traffic control elements that assist with traffic flow by providing clarity for roadway users in congested areas.
* Markers may include signs, paddles, and plastic bollards that are set into asphalt or concrete and are designed to be visible in both daytime and nighttime driving conditions.
* Examples of how markers are used by the city include indicating separation between bike and travel lanes and alerting drivers of the presence of medians and other traffic islands.
* The vendors selected offer a variety of products that will be used to maintain existing projects as well as install new devices.
* On August 23, 2022, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; three bids were received.
* Qwick Kurb, Inc. and Stay Alert Safety Service, LLC. were selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidders.
* Annual aggregate expenditures are estimated to be $850,000.

Charlotte Business INClusion
Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part B: Section 2.3, 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: Transportation Operating Budget and various Capital Investment Program Fund...

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