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File #: 15-20316    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/2/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 6/12/2023 Final action: 6/12/2023
Title: Ultrasonic Water Meters


Ultrasonic Water Meters




A.                     Approve a unit price contract to the lowest responsive bidder Consolidated Pipe & Supply Co. for the purchase of ultrasonic water meters for an initial term of two years, 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 contract consistent with the purpose for which the contract was approved.



Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Jackie Jarrell, Charlotte Water

Jon Behrendt, Charlotte Water



§                     This contract will provide for ultrasonic three-inch, four-inch, six-inch and eight-inch solid-state water meters, to be used as a replacement for mechanical compound meters which are not compatible with current automated reading systems.

§                     On April 4, 2023, the city issued an Invitation to Bid; three bids were received.

§                     Consolidated Pipe & Supply Co. was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

§                     Annual expenditures are estimated to be $300,000.


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 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