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File #: 20-150    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/13/2020 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 2/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorize a five-year master agreement for personal protective bunker gear for Dallas Fire-Rescue with Casco Industries, Inc. through the Texas Association of School Boards cooperative agreement - Estimated amount of $8,965,950 - Financing: General Fund
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance and Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: February 12, 2020
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a five-year master agreement for personal protective bunker gear for Dallas Fire-Rescue with Casco Industries, Inc. through the Texas Association of School Boards cooperative agreement - Estimated amount of $8,965,950 - 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 personal protective bunker gear for Dallas Fire-Rescue. Bunker gear, also referred to as structural and proximity gear, provides flame resistant apparel that allows fire fighters the ability to combat fire at close proximity. This agreement will allow for the issuance of a second set of gear in 2020 to all personnel active in field operations. The current set of gear will be replaced in subsequent years on an as needed basis.

Bunker gear is made from unique materials resistant to burning, melting, scorching, and hazardous materials and is equipped with thermal insulated lining. Due to the critical purpose bunker gear serves, all materials must be compliant with the National Fire Protection Association and the Texas Commission on Fire Protection standards for structural fire fighter protective clothing.

The Texas Association of School Boards cooperative agreement is authorized by Chapter 791 of the Texas Government Code and Subchapter F, Chapte...

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