Meeting Date:           July 1024, 2006


From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager


Subject:                      Approval of Purchase Requisition #36770 to Cummins Power South, LLC for the Public Works Department


Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition #36770 to Cummins Power South, LLC for a generator  for in the amount of $87,568.32.



This purchase is for a new emergency back-up generator for City Hall.  This new generator will provide emergency power to City Hall in the event power to the building is lost.  This purchase is part of the City Hall pedestrian plaza and parking lot construction project.  The new generator has an improved noise attenuation system which will reduce the amount of noise affecting area residences and businesses.  This new generator will be placed into service in conjunction with the parking lot construction project.


The Purchasing Department issued Invitation to Bid LB-06-11.  Potential suppliers were notified both through direct solicitations and  On June 26, 2006, Purchasing received one response to the Invitation to Bid.  The responding vendor, Cummins Power South, LLC, was responsive and proposed equipment that fully meets the specifications.  The quoted price is reasonable and very close to the initial cost estimate.



1.  Approve the purchases as stated above for  in the total amount of $87,568.32; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact

Funds are available in the City Hall Parking Lot CIP account. and will be transferred to this element/object to fund this purchase as part of the project.



Submission Date and Time:    7/21/2006 4:26 PM7/19/2006 2:50 PM7/13/2006 1:59 PM7/12/2006 4:47 PM7/12/2006 4:03 PM7/12/2006 1:34 PM7/12/2006 8:38 AM____


Department: _Public Works____________

Prepared by:  _Mike Thornton__________                     

Attachments:         Yes_X__   No ______

Advertised:   _X___Not Required ______                     

Dates:   _June, 15, 2006_- DemandStar__                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No __X__



Revised 6/10/04


Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________


Finance  Dept. __________________                                     


Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager _______RS____________


Account No.__031-5193-519.64-10___


Project No. __ 310051____________


WF No. _______WF0328047 / 001______


Budget  __- _____$-1,050,000 0 -_________________ ___


Available ____- 0 -$  989,450______ ______________