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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 Funds