Legislative Public Meetings

File #: 19-0601   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 7/30/2019
Title: Authorize the Issuance of Three Blanket Purchase Orders for Piping Supplies for Water and Sewer Services (F19-094)
Attachments: 1. Bid Summary, 2. Draft Blanket Purchase Order for Ferguson Waterworks, 3. Draft Blanket Purchase Order for R & B, 4. Draft Blanket Purchase Order for Core & Main

Authorize the Issuance of Three Blanket Purchase Orders for Piping Supplies for Water and Sewer Services (F19-094)

Approval is requested authorize the issuance of three blanket purchase orders, not to exceed budgeted amounts, to Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. dba Ferguson Waterworks of San Jose, R&B Co. of Hayward, and Core & Main LP of San Jose for piping supplies, and to authorize the City Manager to renew the contracts for up to three additional one-year periods within budget if pricing and service remain acceptable to the City.

Pursuant to Section 2.08.040 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, City Council approval is required for the procurement of goods and services exceeding $100,000 in any one transaction.

The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(a) as it has no potential for resulting in either a direct physical change in the environment, or a reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment.

Piping supplies such as valve parts, fittings, and couplings are used regularly by Environmental Services Department staff for both infrastructure maintenance and upgrades. Items that are used on a regular, high-volume basis are stocked at the Central Stores warehouse, while supplies needed for emergencies, special projects, or other repairs are purchased on an as-needed basis. All purchases are coordinated through Central Stores.

Bid specifications were prepared by Finance and Environmental Services staff. Invitation for Bids No. F19-094 was posted on the City's DemandStar public procurement network and directly provided to seven (7) suppliers. Sealed bids were publicly opened on April 3, 2019, with four (4) responsive bids received. A fifth bid was received from Corix Water Products, of Santa Clara, w...

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