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File #: 15-19264    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: Purchase of Portland Cement


Purchase of Portland Cement




A.                     Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder Cemex Construction Materials Atlantic, LLC. for the purchase of portland cement for an initial term of one year, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contract for up to three, 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

Charles Jones, Transportation



§                     Portland cement is an ingredient used to manufacture concrete.

§                     The Charlotte Department of Transportation utilizes a volumetric concrete truck that produces concrete for repairs.

§                     Concrete is used in the maintenance, repair, and installation of sidewalks, curbs, gutters, driveways, traffic signal cabinet foundations, pedestrian signal foundations, and accessible ramps.

§                     On October 5, 2022, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; one bid was received.

§                     Cemex Construction Materials Atlantic, LLC. was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $125,000.


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.


This contract meets the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding: Powell Bill Funds