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File #: 19-1491    Version: 1 Name: 9/3/19 - Carrier & Gable, Inc.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Enactment date: 9/3/2019 Enactment #: R-19-399
Title: Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($397,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Qwick Kurb Sole Source_2019.pdf, 2. 591B7700221_600204_7.pdf, 3. Carmanah Sole Source Carrier Gable_ Indiana_Michigan.pdf, 4. Union Metal Sole Source.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($397,000.00)
Memorandum
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 be supplying 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 manufacture by Carmanah and must be able communicate with our current system, and the Qwick-Kurb traffic separator system is currently being used for the pedestrian safety in-street signage. 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.

We are requesting $397,000.00 for several planned projects and for the purchase of normal maintenance supplies as follows:

Gateway Signage ($39,000.00) /Sole-Source
Ellsworth & Research Park Dr. Intersection Installation ($30,000.00) /Sole-Source
Maiden Lane & Nielsen Ct. Intersection Installation ($38,000.00)/Sole-Source
RRFB installation/maintenance - ($120,000.00) locations to be determined/Sole-Source
Maintenance operations including wear-out and accident damage, and support of other City projects ($170,000.00) MiDealContract #591B7700221

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