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File #: 20-41    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/22/2019 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 1/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize a three-year master agreement for liquid cationic polymer for the Water Utilities Department - Polydyne, Inc., only bidder - Estimated amount of $3,663,600 - Financing: Dallas Water Utilities Fund
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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 three-year master agreement for liquid cationic polymer for the Water Utilities Department - Polydyne, Inc., only bidder - Estimated amount of $3,663,600 - 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 master agreement will provide for liquid cationic polymer (LCP) for water treatment at all City water purification plants. Used as a coagulant to aid in the chemical treatment process, LCP removes suspended and colloidal particles from water. LCP also lowers the amount of ferric sulfate needed to reduce cloudiness in the water as required by Texas Commission of Environmental Quality regulations.

The Water Utilities Department (DWU) has used LCP for decades as the coagulant aid of choice and this master agreement will continue to provide National Sanitary Foundation 60 certified LCP for use at all City water purification plants. DWU is responsible for providing clean drinking water to approximately 2.3 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 Serv...

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