Staff recommends approval of purchase request 41792 to the Sanders Company, Inc. for $35,594.00 to purchase products and services for upgrading the SCADA radio system in the Water Department.
The purpose of this purchase is to upgrade the SCADA radio system by removing 15 remote telemetry units (RTUs) from the Main Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Master Telemetry Unit (MTU), installing new radios with a different frequency and becoming a new telemetry system which communicates with the Main WTP MTU.
The SCADA system used by the Water Department is proprietary to Siemens Water Technologies through which the Sanders Company, Inc. is the authorized manufacturer’s exclusive representative for its products, parts and service for counties east of the Apalachiola River in the State of Florida. Both the price quotation from Sanders and the sole source letter from the manufacturer have been attached for your review.
1. Approve the purchase from the Sanders Company, Inc.; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
Funding is budgeted and available in the account listed here.
Prepared by: Terry Pollard_________
Attachments: Yes __X__ No ______
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Attorney Review : Yes___ No __X__
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. _________JB_______
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. 043-3099-533.63-10__
Project No. 430003____________
WF No. ____WF0634203 / 001___