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File #: 22-1116    Version: 1 Name: 7/18/22 Carrier and Gable PO
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/18/2022 Final action: 7/18/2022
Enactment date: 7/18/2022 Enactment #: R-22-236
Title: Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($640,500.00)
Attachments: 1. C&G Sole Source_Dialight Letter 2022.pdf, 2. C&G Sole Source_Carmanah letter 2022.pdf, 3. C&G Sole Source_DYMEC Letter 2022.pdf, 4. C&G Sole Source_Union Metal Letter 2022.pdf, 5. C&G Sole Source_POLARA Letter 2022.pdf, 6. C&G Sole Source_GRIDSMART Letter 2022.pdf, 7. C&G Sole Source_ENCOM Letter 2022.pdf, 8. C&G Sole Source_CLARY Letter 2022.pdf, 9. C&G Sole Source_EDI Authorized Distributor Letter June 7 2022.pdf, 10. C&G Sole Source_COSTAR Letter 2022.pdf, 11. C&G Sole Source_PELCO Letter 2022.pdf
Resolution to Authorize a Purchase Order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for Traffic Control Materials and Supplies ($640,500.00)
Please find attached for your consideration a resolution that authorizes the issuance of a purchase order to Carrier & Gable, Inc. for traffic control materials and supplies. Carrier & Gable, Inc. will supply the City with materials 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) and other electronic signage; Dialight traffic signal modules; DYMEC ethernet and ITS products; Clary power systems; Encom wireless data solutions; Gridsmart vehicle and bicycle detection system; EDI products and signal components; Costar video systems and imaging; Pelco Products for traffic solutions, utilities, and outdoor lighting; 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; Gridsmart vehicle and bicycle detection system supports actuated traffic signal operations for multimodal users; 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.

Staff requests $640,500.00 for several planned projects and for the purchase of normal maintenance supplies as follows:
* Gateway s...

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