Item No:††††††† ††††††††††† 4.B.1.
Meeting Date:†††††††††† May 29, 2012
From:††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager, for
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jimmy Feagle, Deputy Director Public Works
Subject:††††††††††††††††††††† Purchase request 44585 by the Public Works Department for the purchase of lift station remote telemetry units from the Sanders Company, Inc.
Staff recommends approval of a purchase request by the Public Works Department/Wastewater Division for the purchase of three lift station remote telemetry units and six new lift station retrofit kits to the Sanders Company, Inc. for a total amount of $49,782.00.
The Remote Telemetry Units (RTU) are used to monitor what is happening at individual lift stations within the Leesburg wastewater system.† The RTUs transmit the data collected to the wastewater Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).† Wastewater operators can then respond to events requiring a response.† Without the RTUs, the data cannot be reported back to the operators.
The nine Remote Telemetry Units (RTUís), (three new units and six retrofit kits) will be installed by City forces.† The three new RTUís will be installed at lift stations within Highland Lakes that currently does not have remote monitoring.† The remaining six new RTU retrofit kits will be used to retrofit obsolete D620I controllers at existing lift stations.
This is a single source purchase, as Sanders Company, Inc. is the exclusive designer and provider of the SCI-TEXT product line.† A letter of sole source provider has been provided by Sanders Company, Inc. and is attached for reference.
1.† Approve the purchase to Sanders Company, Inc. for $49,782.00, or
2.† Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The purchase cost of $49,782.00 will be funded by $50,000.00 that is specifically budgeted for this purchase in the current fiscal year.
Department:††† Public Works___________
Prepared by:† Terry Pollard____________††††††††††††††††††††
Attachments:†††††††† Yes____†† No __X____
Advertised:†††† _ Not Required ___ X___†††††††††††††††††††††
Attorney Review :†††††† Yes___† No __X__
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance† Dept. ___________________††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †
Deputy C.M. ____________________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _044-4099-535.64-10 ††††__†
Project No. __440002____________
WF No. _____WF0779526/001_____