Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
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File #: 19-00252    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Passed
In control: Financial Services
On agenda: 9/18/2019 Final action: 9/18/2019
Title: The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to approve the equipment and service contracts and purchase orders described in Agenda Item 19-00252 with Caterpillar (CAT) equipment, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.
Indexes: Board of Water Commissioners, Finance Committee
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The Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to approve the equipment and service contracts and purchase orders described in Agenda Item 19-00252 with Caterpillar (CAT) equipment, 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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TO: The Honorable
Board of Water Commission
City of Detroit, Michigan

FROM: Gary Brown, Director
Water and Sewerage Department

RE: Agenda Item 19-00252 - purchase of equipment, maintenance & repair services, and equipment rental services from Michigan CAT, a division of, MacAllister Machinery Co., Inc.

Finance Committee Date: September 4, 2019

BOWC Date: September 18, 2019

Requested Contracts: 6002340 & 6002261 and
Requested Purchase Orders: 3036641 & 3036950

Proposed Supplier: Michigan CAT, a division of
MacAllister Machinery Co., Inc.,
24800 Novi Rd, Novi, MI 48375

MOTION

Upon recommendation of Mamata Burgi, Procurement Manager, the Board of Water Commissioners for the City of Detroit, Water and Sewerage Department authorizes the Director to approve the equipment and service contracts and purchase orders described in Agenda Item 19-00252 with Caterpillar (CAT) equipment, and also authorizes the Director to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

BACKGROUND & JUSTIFICATION
DWSD uses Caterpillar (CAT) brand equipment such as backhoes, front and back end loaders and mini-excavators on a regular basis to excavate water main breaks and to service lines, sewers and repair basins. The Maintenance and Repair Division (M&R) utilizes 8 to 10 backhoes on a daily basis (2 for each of the 5 yards), but currently only has a fleet of six. In addition, there is also a need for a mini-excavator from time to time, but M&R does not currently own one. DWSD's fleet is mostly comprised of CAT products, wh...

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