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File #: 15-19667    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 2/1/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 3/13/2023 Final action: 3/13/2023
Title: Polychlorinated Biphenyl Handling Services
Polychlorinated Biphenyl Handling Services

A. Approve a unit price contract with Synagro-WWT, Inc. for polychlorinated biphenyl handling services for a term of five years, and

B. Authorize the City Manager to amend the contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.

Staff Resource(s):
Angela Charles, Charlotte Water
Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water
Joseph Lockler, Charlotte Water

* This contract will provide on-call services for the coordination and execution of additional polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) handling services for Charlotte Water.
* Task orders may be executed that may include decontamination, hauling, and disposal services.
* On October 19, 2022, the city issued a Request for Proposals (RFP); one response was received.
* Synagro-WWT, Inc. best meets the city's needs in terms of qualifications, experience, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.
* Annual expenditures are estimated to be $1,000,000.

* On February 6, 2014, wastes containing PCB were illegally discharged to the sanitary sewage collection system that flows to the Mallard Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) and the collection system that flows to the McAlpine Creek WWTP.
* Structures and equipment contaminated with PCB above certain thresholds are regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and require decontamination to levels and by methods outlined in the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) and are required to be disposed of in accordance with TSCA.
* This contract supports Charlotte Water's long term remediation strategy for the handling of this pollutant.

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 regard...

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