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File #: 17-0117    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Approved
In control: Financial Services
On agenda: 7/19/2017 Final action: 7/19/2017
Title: The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to secure a contract with Cintas Uniform Rental and Laundry Service for a total amount not to exceed $231,475.38 for a duration of two (2) years, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
Indexes: Finance Committee
Attachments: 1. 17-0117 Meter Operations, 2. 17-0117 Field Services, 3. 17-0117 Cooperative Document
Title
The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to secure a contract with Cintas Uniform Rental and Laundry Service for a total amount not to exceed $231,475.38 for a duration of two (2) years, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

Body
Agenda: July 19, 2017
Item No: 17-0117
Contract No. 6000878
Amount: $231,475.38

TO: The Honorable
Board of Water Commissioners
City of Detroit, Michigan

FROM: Gary Brown, Director
Water and Sewerage Department

RE: Proposed DWSD RFQ No. 60006
"Uniform Rental and Laundry Service"

MOTION
Upon recommendation of Marcus Hudson, CFO, the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to secure a contract with Cintas Uniform Rental and Laundry Service for a total amount not to exceed $231,475.38 for a duration of two (2) years, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

The DWSD Office of Purchasing recommends using the State of Maryland Contract No. 12-JLH-011 between the State of Maryland and Cintas for procuring the above referenced items as a cooperative purchase through the State of Maryland, in accordance with the DWSD Purchasing Policy. DWSD staff recommends award of this contract to Cintas in an amount not to exceed
$231,475.38.

BACKGROUND
This contract will serve as a rental and laundry service for employees at Meter Operations and Field Operations through a cooperative with Cintas. The previous contract didn't include Field Operations, however the Manager of Field Operations felt that it would be beneficial to her group to wear uniforms as well. Uniforms deliver functional benefits, like safety and identification. For example flame resistant (FR) workwear can help prevent injuries caused by accidental electrical arc flash...

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