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File #: 20-2041   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 12/8/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO AWARD fixed contract to the awarded vendor, Gillig LLC, under the Commonwealth of Virginia, Contract No. E194-75548-MA2274, Low Floor Transit Buses, Heavy Duty, 12 Year (30, 35, 40, 60 ft. sizes) for the purchase of 60 40-foot Gillig Low-Floor BRT Diesel Transit Buses for the Transportation Department, in the amount of $37,186,740, including Spare Parts and Training.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - OESBD Memo dated November 5, 2020, 2. Exhibit 2 - BCT Justification Memo dated July 7, 2020, 3. Exhibit 3 - RFP - Transit Buses (incl. Adden. 1 and 2), 4. Exhibit 4 - Gillig Contract 2020
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: George Tablack
Department: Finance and Administrative Services Division: Purchasing

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO AWARD fixed contract to the awarded vendor, Gillig LLC, under the Commonwealth of Virginia, Contract No. E194-75548-MA2274, Low Floor Transit Buses, Heavy Duty, 12 Year (30, 35, 40, 60 ft. sizes) for the purchase of 60 40-foot Gillig Low-Floor BRT Diesel Transit Buses for the Transportation Department, in the amount of $37,186,740, including Spare Parts and Training.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.135.e, the Director of Purchasing shall have the authority to enter into a contract awarded by a public procurement unit if the public procurement unit and-or the vendor agree to such an award of their contract and the procurement was accomplished under generally accepted public procurement principles. The actual award of such a contract shall be made by the applicable awarding authority.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides for the purchase of 60 40-foot Gillig Low-Floor BRT Diesel Transit Buses to replace buses currently operating and scheduled for end of life replacement.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None.

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

This item supports the Board's Value for "Cooperatively delivering an efficient and accessible regional inter-modal transportation network."

The Office of Economic and Small Business Development reviewed the scope of work and determined that this project will not contain race-conscious goals for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises and the assignment for this project will be race neutral because Federal Transit Administration funds are applicable (Exhibit 1).

The purpose of this contract is to purchase 60 40-foot Gillig Low-Floor BRT Diesel Trans...

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