COUNCIL COMMUNICATION

DATE:

01/14/02

 

SUBJECT: MOTIONS

Consideration to award a contract to the SOLE PROVIDER, Metro-Quip, Inc., Austin, Texas, in the amount of $59,389.00, for the purchase of an auger grinder system for the Zacate Wastewater plant operation. A JWC Auger, framework, and controls will be installed on an existing channel grinder. Funding is available in the Utilities Fund Wastewater Division.

INITIATED BY:

Larry Dovalina,

City Manager

STAFF SOURCE:

Beto Ramirez, Interim Utilities Dept. Director

Francisco Meza, Purchasing Agent

PREVIOUS COUNCIL ACTION: None.

 

BACKGROUND: A JWC Auger, framework, and controls will be installed on an existing channel grinder that is used at the Zacate Wastewater Treatment plant. The requested equipment is patented and solely distributed by Metro-Quip, Inc. Delivery is anticipated within six weeks.

 

Bid Summary

Metro-Quip, Inc. #59,389.00

Austin, Texas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT: Funds for the purchase of this equipment is available in the Wastewater Division budget:

Wastewater Construction Projects Treatment Plant Improvements

Account Number: 559-4240-538-0275

 

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

 

 

 

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION: It is recommended that this contract be awarded.