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File #: 22-0949    Version: 2 Name: 6/21/22 FY23 Carbon Dioxide Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Enactment date: 6/21/2022 Enactment #: R-22-198
Title: Resolution to Approve Purchase of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) for Water Treatment Services from Matheson Tri-Gas Inc., ITB 4716 (estimated $84,000.00/year)
Attachments: 1. CO2_ITB_4716_BidTab.pdf, 2. CO2_Matheson bid.pdf
Resolution to Approve Purchase of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) for Water Treatment Services from Matheson Tri-Gas Inc., ITB 4716 (estimated $84,000.00/year)
Your approval is requested to authorize the purchase of approximately 560 tons of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) at $150/ton. The Water Treatment Services Unit uses CO2 in the softening process and to reduce the cost of disinfection. The estimated total cost of this chemical is $84,000.00 for FY23.

The City received the following bids:

Matheson Tri-Gas $150.00/ton

It is recommended that Council accept the bid and award a purchase order to Matheson Tri-Gas Inc., as the only bidder, to provide the Water Treatment Service Unit with Carbon Dioxide (CO2). Due to the necessity for carbon dioxide, the City also recommends authorization to purchase from another vendor if Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. is unable to provide this good in a timely manner.

It is also recommended that the purchasing agreement be extended for up to three additional one- year periods if the vendor is agreeable and if in the best interest of the City, limited to the annual price increases tied to the Producers Price Index (PPI) as outlined in the bid documents, and subject to the availability of funding.

Matheson Tri-Gas Inc. complies with the requirements of the City's Non-Discrimination ordinance.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Funds are budgeted in the FY23 Operations and Maintenance Budget for the Water Supply System Fund. Purchases in future fiscal years are subject to the availability of funds.
Prepared by: Rebecca Lahr, Drinking Water Quality Manager, Water Treatment Plant
Reviewed by: Brian Steglitz, Interim Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Milton Dohoney Jr., City Administrator
Whereas, The Water Treatment Services unit uses Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in its water softening process;

Whereas, Contracts for supplying estimated requirements are the most stable and cost-effective way of meeting water trea...

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