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File #: 17-0155    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Procurement, Goods Status: Passed
In control: Financial Services
On agenda: 10/18/2017 Final action: 10/18/2017
Title: The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to secure a contract with Atlas Plumbing Supply of Detroit, MI for 2,000 Handicap & 4,000 Standard Toilets, 1.6 gallons with seat, supply line and accessories for two (2) years at a cost of $591,688.00, 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. RFB 60020 60010-TABULATION FORM-ADA & Round Toilets 2 yr contract, 2. 60020 - MiTN Solicitation Docs

Title

The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to secure a contract with Atlas Plumbing Supply of Detroit, MI for 2,000 Handicap & 4,000 Standard Toilets, 1.6 gallons with seat, supply line and accessories for two (2) years at a cost of $591,688.00, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

 

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Agenda of October 18, 2017

Item No. 17-0155

Proposed Contract or RFQ No. 60020

Handicap & Standard Toilets with match Seat, Toilet Supply Line and Accessories - Two (2) Years

Atlas Plumbing Supply Company

Amount: $591,688.00

 

 

TO:                                          The Honorable

                                          Board of Water Commissioners

                                          City of Detroit, Michigan

 

FROM:                           Gary Brown, Director

                                          Water and Sewerage Department

 

RE:                                          Handicap & Standard Toilets with match Seat, Toilet Supply Line and

Accessories for Two (2) Years

 

MOTION

Upon recommendation of Thomas Naughton, Chief Finance Officer, the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to secure a contract with Atlas Plumbing Supply of Detroit, MI for 2,000 Handicap & 4,000 Standard Toilets, 1.6 gallons with seat, supply line and accessories for two (2) years at a cost of $591,688.00, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote. If the recommended bidder is unable to respond, the item should be awarded to the next lowest, responsive, responsible bidder without further Board action.

 

JUSTIFICATION

This proposed two (2) year contract will provide up to 6,000 toilets and parts to the DWSD warehouses and thus readily available for issuance at the most economical price.

 

BACKGROUND

DWSD Toilet Replacement Program is an extension of the Affordability Initiative to assist low-income residential customers lower their water bills by replacing existing old toilets with new low-flow toilets. The department will order and purchase the toilets along with matching seats, toilet supply lines and other accessories on an as-needed basis and maintain sufficient stock in the central warehouse DWSD Warehouse Operations will store and issue the toilets and associated parts to Wayne Metro Community Action Agency and contracted plumbing companies who are responsible for replacing and installing the toilets in the customers’ homes.

PROCUREMENT METHOD

This requirement was solicited on RFQ-LB-60020 in BidNet Direct (MitN) in which sixty-one (61) companies were sent the bid package. This solicitation was viewed by eighteen (18) and received seven (7) bids which all were deemed responsive, responsible bidders for the above referenced item.  After a review of the bids, and based on the recommendation of the selection/review team, DWSD Procurement requests BOWC approval fora contract be awarded to Atlas Plumbing Supply Company of Detroit, Michigan, as the lowest acceptable bidder that meets specifications, in the amount of $591,688.00.

DETAILS

                     Funding Source                                                               Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Funded

                     GL String                                                  5720-20169-484111-617900-900185-10790-0000-000000

                     Average Unit Price                                          $98.61

                     Quantity                                                               6,000

                     Total Price                                                               $591,688.00

 

This item was presented to the Finance Committee on October 4, 2017 and is an O & M funded project.