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File #: 21-1451    Version: 1 Name: 9/7/21 Carrier and Gable PO
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Enactment date: 9/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-330
Title: Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($423,500.00)
Attachments: 1. DYMEC Sole Source 2021.pdf, 2. Clary Sole Source 2021.pdf, 3. Encom Sole Source 2021.pdf, 4. Dialight Sole Source 2021.doc.pdf, 5. Qwick Kurb Sole Source 2021.pdf, 6. Union Metal Sole Source 21.pdf, 7. Carmanah Sole Source 2021.pdf, 8. POLARA Sole Source 2021.pdf, 9. MIDeal Contract 200000000552.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($423,500.00)
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 supply the City with materials both on the State of Michigan MiDeal contract #200000000552 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 traffic products; Polara pedestrian signals; Carmanah Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs); Dialight traffic signal modules; DYMEC ethernet and ITS products; Clary power systems; Encom wireless data solutions; and Qwick-Kurb markers, bollards, delineators and gateway treatment signage. These sole source purchases are warranted because: the City's specifications require Union Metal mast-arms; Polara offers accessible pedestrian signals; the City's installed RRFB systems are manufactured by Carmanah and must be able to communicate with our current system; Dialight offers LED traffic signal components; DYMEC, Clary, and Encom offer products that support existing networks such as communications and power supply; 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 maintenance/operation of only one type of product, and compatibility with existing infrastructure.

Carrier & Gable Inc. holds the State of Michigan MiDeal Contract #200000000552 for traffic signal controller units 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 $423,500.00 for several planned projects and for the pu...

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