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File #: 19-1023    Version: 1 Name: 6/17/19 - SHMP Carus FY20
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/17/2019 Final action: 6/17/2019
Enactment date: 6/17/2019 Enactment #: R-19-287
Title: Resolution to Approve Purchase of Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) for Water Treatment Plant Services from Carus Corporation, Bid No. ITB-4582 (estimated $34,600.00/year)
Attachments: 1. ITB_4582_BidTab, 2. ITB_4582_Document_SHMP
Title
Resolution to Approve Purchase of Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) for Water Treatment Plant Services from Carus Corporation, Bid No. ITB-4582 (estimated $34,600.00/year)
Memorandum
This resolution seeks approval to purchase approximately 40,000 pounds Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP), at $86.50/hundred pounds (cwt). The Water Treatment Services Unit uses SHMP to stabilize the water after softening to prevent interruption of the filtering process. The estimated total cost of this chemical is $34,600.00 for FY20.

Carus Corporation submitted the lowest responsible bid among 6 bidders (see attached). Staff recommends Council accept the bid and award a purchase order to Carus Corporation. Staff also recommends that the City Administrator be authorized to issue purchase orders for up to 3 additional 1-year periods, with price increases consistent with the federal producer price index (PPI).

Funds are budgeted in the FY20 Operations and Maintenance Budget for the Water Supply System Fund.
Staff
Prepared by: Sarah Page, Drinking Water Quality Manager, Water Treatment Services
Reviewed by: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The Water Treatment Services unit uses Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) in its water stabilization process;

Whereas, Carus Corporation's bid to provide the City SHMP was the lowest responsible bid in response to ITB-4582; and

Whereas, Carus Corporation complies with the requirements of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance;

RESOLVED, That the City Council accepts Carus Corporation's bid of $86.50/hundred pounds of Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) in accordance with the terms of Bid No. ITB-4582;

RESOLVED, The City Administrator be directed to approve and issue a purchase order to Carus Corporation for SHMP at a projected cost of $34,600;

RESOLVED, The City Administrator be authorized to reissue purchase orders for up to 3 more 1-year periods, subject to availabilit...

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