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File #: 20-1208    Version: 1 Name: 9/21/20 - Carrier and Gable
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/21/2020 Final action: 9/21/2020
Enactment date: 9/21/2020 Enactment #: R-20-356
Title: Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($401,500.00)
Attachments: 1. Carmanah Sole Source 2020.pdf, 2. Union Metal Sole Source 2020.pdf, 3. C&G MIdeal.pdf, 4. Qwick Kurb Sole Source 2020.pdf
Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($401,500.00)
Please find attached for your consideration a resolution that authorizes a purchase order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for traffic control materials and supplies. Carrier & Gable, Inc. will supply the City with materials both on the State of Michigan MiDeal contract #591B7700221 and some items that are not included on the State bid as a sole-source supplier

Carrier & Gable Inc., is the sole area distributor for Union Metal Mast-Arms, Carmanah RRFBs, and Qwick-Kurb gateway treatment signage. The City's specifications require Union Metal mast-arms; the City's installed RRFB systems are manufactured by Carmanah and must be able to communicate with our current system; and the Qwick-Kurb traffic separator system is currently being used for the pedestrian safety in-street signage (R1-6). The advantages of sole source supply include reduced inventory requirements, the need to train technicians in the repair of only one type of product, and compatibility with existing infrastructure.

Carrier & Gable Inc. holds the State of Michigan MiDeal Contract #591B7700221 for traffic signal and sign materials with the exclusion of Eagle Traffic Control products, which will be solely distributed by Siemens Mobility, Inc. The contract pricing will be utilized for all non-sole-source items.

Staff requests $401,500.00 for several planned projects and for the purchase of normal maintenance supplies as follows:
* Gateway signage at various locations (in-street signage) ($40,500.00)/sole-source
* Ellsworth and Research Park Dr. signal installation ($30,000.00)/sole-source*
* Broadway Park and Broadway signal installation ($30,000.00)/sole-source*
* Pauline and Maple signal rebuild ($23,000.00)/sole-source*
* RRFB installation/maintenance at various locations ($108,000.00)/sole-source
* Maintenance operations including wear-out and crash damage, an...

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