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File #: 15-19618    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/23/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 3/13/2023 Final action: 3/13/2023
Title: Control System Hardware and Software Support


Control System Hardware and Software Support




A.                     Approve unit price contracts with the following companies for water and wastewater process control equipment maintenance for an initial term of two years:

-                     CITI, Inc. (MBE),

-                     MPG Consulting Services, LLC (MBE, SBE), and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to one, two-year term with possible price adjustments and to amend the contracts consistent with the purpose for which the contracts were approved.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water

Travis Hunnicutt, Charlotte Water



§                     These contracts provide maintenance services for the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.  This includes all instrumentation, programmable controllers and computer networks that control operational processes at Charlotte Water facilities. 

§                     To ensure consistency, these vendors will also be utilized as subcontractors for projects funded by Charlotte Water’s Community Investment Plan. 

§                     On November 16, 2022, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); five responses were received.

§                     The companies selected best meet the city’s needs in terms of demonstrated competence and qualification of professional services in response to the RFP requirements. 

§                     Annual aggregate expenditures are estimated to be $1,250,000.


Charlotte Business INClusion

CITI, Inc. is a city certified MBE. MPG Consulting Services, LLC is a city certified MBE and SBE.

Per Charlotte Business INClusion Policy: Part C: Section 2.1(a) The city shall not establish Subcontracting Goals for Contracts where: (a) there are not subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no SBEs or MBEs certified to perform the scope of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.


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


Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Capital Investment Plan and Charlotte Water Operating Budget