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File #: 20-1005   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Transportation - Transit Division
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO AUTHORIZE Director of Purchasing to approve a fixed contract to the awarded vendor, Proterra, Inc. from the State of Georgia Contract No. 99999-001-SPD0000138-0007; Supplemental Mass Transit and Transportation related Vehicles and related Equipment and Accessories; for the purchase of 13 40-foot, low floor, heavy-duty all electric transit buses to include on route and depot chargers, diagnostic equipment, spare parts and training for the Transit Division, in a total estimated amount of $16,302,805, and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement this project.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Chris Walton
Department: Transportation Division: Transit

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO AUTHORIZE Director of Purchasing to approve a fixed contract to the awarded vendor, Proterra, Inc. from the State of Georgia Contract No. 99999-001-SPD0000138-0007; Supplemental Mass Transit and Transportation related Vehicles and related Equipment and Accessories; for the purchase of 13 40-foot, low floor, heavy-duty all electric transit buses to include on route and depot chargers, diagnostic equipment, spare parts and training for the Transit Division, in a total estimated amount of $16,302,805, and authorize the County Administrator to take all necessary administrative and budgetary actions to implement this project.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.31.a.4, Award Authority, Board approval is required for awards exceeding $500,000.

What Action Accomplishes
Authorizes the purchase of 13 40', low floor, heavy-duty electric transit buses for the Transit Division (BCT) at a total estimated cost of $16,302,805. These buses will replace older diesel buses and be used for the electrification of the Broward Boulevard Corridor (Route 22).

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT/TRANSIT DIVISION AND THE PURCHASING DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION

This item supports the Board's vision for "A sustainable system of world-class intermodal transportation, infrastructure, quality human services, public safety, affordable housing, recreation, arts and culture, complementing and balancing our natural resources and environment" and its values of "Cooperatively delivering an efficient and accessible regional intermodal transportation network", "Encouraging investments in renewable energy, sustainable practices and environmental protection"...

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