Meeting Date:           November 14, 2011


From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager


Subject:                      Purchase request 44071 to Allied Universal Corporation for the annual purchase of Liquid Sodium Hypochlorite


Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase request 44071 to Allied Universal Corporation (AUC) for the estimated FY-2012 purchase requirements of Liquid Sodium Hypochlorite not to exceed $134,940.00.



The Environmental Services Department submitted a purchase request for Liquid Sodium Hypochlorite for the budgeted amount of $134,940.00. This purchase will be made under an existing fixed unit price contract with AUC approved by commission on February 22, 2010 pursuant to Invitation to Bid 100081.  The current unit cost for liquid sodium hypochlorite is $.697 per gallon.


This chemical is used for the treatment of potable, reuse and waste water.  The budgeted costs associated with each treatment type are as follows:




1.  Approve the expenditure to Allied Universal Corporation; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact

Funding is budgeted and available in the accounts listed below.


Submission Date and Time:    11/10/2011 2:04 PM____

Department: _Wastewater___________

Prepared by:  __Terry Pollard______                     

Attachments:         Yes__   No ______

Advertised:   _X __Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __December 6, 2009 _________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept. _______JB_________                                     


Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________


Account No. _043-3051-533.52-80__




Project No. __436013/446020/447015_


WF No. ________________________


Budget  ____$134,940.00____________


Available ___$134,940.00___________