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File #: 19-1925    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/21/2019 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 1/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize a one-year master agreement for traffic signal controller cabinets and ancillary equipment for the Department of Transportation with Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. through the Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments cooperative agreement - Estimated amount of $840,000 - Financing: General Fund
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance and Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: January 22, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a one-year master agreement for traffic signal controller cabinets and ancillary equipment for the Department of Transportation with Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. through the Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments cooperative agreement - Estimated amount of $840,000 - Financing: General 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 master agreement will allow for the purchase of traffic signal controller cabinets and ancillary equipment for the Department of Transportation. Traffic signal controller cabinets and ancillary equipment are used for new installations and replacements. Dallas has approximately 1,380 signalized intersections and plans to add approximately 90 more in the next two years. Each intersection requires a cabinet on site to contain and protect electronic controllers and equipment. Units are purchased into inventory then issued to the appropriate operating department, capital project, or grant project as needed. The October 20, 2019 tornado damaged multiple intersections, creating a heightened need for additional controller cabinets.

The Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments cooperative agreement is authorized by Chapter 791 of the Texas Government Code and Subchapter F, Chapter 271, Texas Local Government Code. Section 271.102 of the...

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