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File #: 19-1403    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/6/2019 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 1/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize a three-year master agreement for hydrogen peroxide for the Water Utilities Department - Evonik Corporation, lowest responsible bidder of five - Estimated amount of $1,123,500 - Financing: Dallas Water Utilities Fund
Indexes: 200, 6
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance and Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: January 22, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): 6, Outside City Limits
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a three-year master agreement for hydrogen peroxide for the Water Utilities Department - Evonik Corporation, lowest responsible bidder of five - Estimated amount of $1,123,500 - Financing: Dallas Water Utilities Fund

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BACKGROUND

This action does not encumber funds; the purpose of a master agreement is to establish firm pricing for goods, for a specific term, which are ordered on an as needed basis according to annual budgetary appropriations. The estimated amount is intended as guidance rather than a cap on spending under the agreement, so that actual need combined with the amount budgeted will determine the amount spent under this agreement.

This agreement will provide National Sanitary Foundation 60 certified hydrogen peroxide for water treatment at the Bachman, Eastside, and Elm Fork Water Treatment Plants. Hydrogen peroxide is necessary for the enhancement of the biological filtration process. The peroxide enhancement strategy improves hydraulic performance and helps ensure that production meets both demand and quality standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality. The Water Utilities Department provides service to an estimated two million people in Dallas and surrounding communities.

As part of the solicitation process and in an effort to increase competition, the Office of Procurement Services used its procurement system to send out email notifications to vendors registered under relevant commodity codes. To further increase competition, the Office of Procurement Services uses historical solicitation information, the Internet, and vendor contact information obtained from user departments ...

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