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File #: 22-547   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO AWARD open-end contract to responsive, responsible bidder, Glades Parts Company, Inc. DBA Original Equipment Company, for Bus Batteries, Bid No. TRN2124091B1, for the Broward County Transportation Department, in the estimated annual amount of $460,778, and authorize the Director of Purchasing to renew the contract for two one-year periods, for a three-year potential estimated amount of $1,382,334.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Bid Tabulation, 2. Exhibit 2 - Goal Memorandum dated November 16, 2021, 3. Exhibit 3 - User Concurrence signed March 31, 2022, 4. Exhibit 4 - Price Analysis
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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 open-end contract to responsive, responsible bidder, Glades Parts Company, Inc. DBA Original Equipment Company, for Bus Batteries, Bid No. TRN2124091B1, for the Broward County Transportation Department, in the estimated annual amount of $460,778, and authorize the Director of Purchasing to renew the contract for two one-year periods, for a three-year potential estimated amount of $1,382,334.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Procurement Code, Section 21.47(b), Award and Execution Authority, Board approval is required for awards exceeding $500,000 that include a single bidder, rejection of apparent low bidder, protested award, or pull by a County Commissioner.

What Action Accomplishes
Provides for the purchase of replacement bus batteries used in the Broward County Transportation Department's bus fleet.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None.

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

The Office of Economic and Small Business Development reviewed the scope of work and determined that this project is Race-Neutral and will not contain race-conscious contract goals (Exhibit 2).

The purpose of this contract is for the purchase of "side post" and "top post" maintenance-free bus batteries for transit buses for the Broward County Transportation Department and various other Broward County agencies that may have a need for these products in accordance with the Specifications and Requirement section.

The Director of Purchasing determined that the apparent low bidder, Interamerican Motor, LLC, to be non-responsive as the vendor was unable to provide the requested product specifications to confirm the validity of products and...

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