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File #: 15-21863    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Approved
File created: 1/5/2024 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 2/26/2024 Final action: 2/26/2024
Title: Airport Arc Flash Testing Services


Airport Arc Flash Testing Services




A.                     Approve a unit price contract with Blackmon Services, Inc. for Arc Flash Testing for an initial term of five years, and


B.                     Authorize the City Manager to renew the contract for up to two, one-year terms with possible price adjustments and to amend the contract as necessary to meet business needs.



Staff Resource(s):

Haley Gentry, Aviation

Jack Christine, Aviation



§                     Arch Flash testing is the process of determining the arc rating needed for personal protective equipment to be used in areas where an electrical hazard may exist.

§                     Aviation will post the arc ratings to maintain compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration department.

§                     On November 14, 2023, the City issued a Request for Proposal (RFP); two responses were received.

§                     Blackmon Services, Inc. best meets the City’s needs in terms of qualifications, experience, operations plan, staffing, cost, and responsiveness to RFP requirements.

§                     Cost increases may be considered at time of renewal based on current market conditions.

§                     Estimated annual expenditures are $150,000.


Charlotte Business INClusion

Contract goals were not established on this Contract as there were no viable contract opportunities.


Fiscal Note

Funding:  Aviation Operating Budget