Staff recommends approval of purchase request 42391 to the Sanders Company, Inc. for $25,371.00 to purchase and install a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) for High Speed Service Pump 3 located at the Main Water Treatment Plant.
The purpose of this purchase is to replace an existing and aging Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) at the Main Water Treatment Plant. Due to its age, the existing VFD is no longer repairable. Purchase and installation of the new VFD will allow the City to remain in compliance with the requirements of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and other agencies.
The VFD is proprietary to Danross Inc. of Milwaukee, WI through which the Sanders Company, Inc. is the manufacturer’s exclusive representative for its VFD’s in the State of Florida. The price quotation from Sanders and the sole source letter from the manufacturer have been attached for your review.
1. Approve the purchase from Sanders Company, Inc; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Funds are available in the account listed below for plant and storage projects.
Department: Environmental Services
Prepared by: Terry Pollard_____
Attachments: Yes__X__ No ______
Advertised: ____Not Required __X____
Attorney Review : Yes___ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. 043-3099-533.64-10___
Project No. _430006_____________
WF No. ____WF00665840/001____