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File #: 18-0373    Version: 2 Name: 4/2/18 Increase to the Purchase Order for Detroit Salt Company
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/2/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/2/2018 Final action: 4/2/2018
Enactment date: 4/2/2018 Enactment #: R-18-107
Title: Resolution to Approve an Increase to the Purchase Order to Detroit Salt Company for Additional Ice-Control Salt ($42,932.00)
Attachments: 1. Seasonal Salt Backup.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve an Increase to the Purchase Order to Detroit Salt Company for Additional Ice-Control Salt ($42,932.00)
Memorandum
City Council approval is requested to increase the purchase order for Detroit Salt Company by $42,932.00 for the purchase of seasonal backup ice-control salt.

On September 18, 2017, City Council approved R-17-348 authorizing the purchase of 4,000 tons of seasonal backup ice-control salt using the Michigan extended purchasing program (MiDEAL). The contract allows the City to purchase an additional 30% of the original contract tonnage. The City wishes to purchase this additional capacity to ensure adequate salt supply for the remainder of the season.


Budget/Fiscal Impact
Sufficient funds for this additional purchase are available within the appropriate approved FY18 Public Services Area Operation and Maintenance Budgets.

Annually, the State of Michigan solicits a statewide bid for bulk ice-control salt, allowing participants to receive advantageous pricing. Detroit Salt Company was the low bidder for the seasonal backup supply.

Seasonal Backup - 1,200 tons at $35.11/ton - + $800.00* for truck loading variances $42,932.00

* Due to the difficulty of loading trucks to the exact tonnage ordered, we are seeking an additional $800.00 above the quantity requested to be able to pay the vendor, Detroit Salt, if overloading should occur on the early fill.
Staff
Prepared by: Molly Maciejewski, Public Works Manager
Reviewed by: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City uses ice-control salt on major streets, local streets, and other public spaces during the winter months in response to snow and ice accumulation, with care given to achieving a balance between traffic safety and environmental impacts;

Whereas, On September 18, 2017, City Council approved R-17-348 authorizing the purchase of 1,000 tons of early fill and 4,000 tons of sea...

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