Meeting Date:           November 27, 2006


From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager


Subject:                      Purchase Requisition #37485 to Library Interiors of Florida, Inc. for the Library Services Department



Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition #37485 to Library Interiors of Florida, Inc. for the Library Services Department for $599,997.88.



This purchase is for the furniture and fixtures to be used in the new Leesburg Public Library.  The vendor has been working with the Director of Library Services in determining which pieces of furniture will be purchased.  The attached list breaks down the pricing by type of furniture.  The Commission previously approved an agreement allowing the City to work with this specific vendor for the furniture and fixtures.  The furniture is being purchased from various manufacturers on the State of Florida Department of Management Services Contract 450-590-02-1.  Use of the State of Florida contract for library furniture was a requirement of the initial RFP issued for the selection of a firm.



1.  Approve the purchase as stated above in the amount of $599,997.88; or,

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate


Fiscal Impact

Funds are available in the  2007 Fiscal Year. budget

Submission Date and Time:    11/22/2006 12:53 PM____


Department: __Library Services Dept___

Prepared by:  __Mike Thornton________                      

Attachments:         Yes__X_   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

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. __031-7111-571.64-10_


Project No. ___310071___________


WF No. ______________________


Budget  ____ _$600,000_________


Available ___ _$600,000_________