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File #: 22-941    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/8/2022 In control: Office of Procurement Services
On agenda: 5/11/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize a three-year master agreement for the purchase of cast iron fittings for the Water Utilities Department - Fortiline, Inc. dba Fortiline Waterworks in the estimated amount of $245,000 and Core & Main LP in the estimated amount of $185,000, lowest responsible bidders of two - Total estimated amount of $430,000 - Financing: Dallas Water Utilities Fund ($410,000) and Stormwater Drainage Management Operation Fund ($20,000)
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Attachments: 1. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Government Performance & Financial Management
AGENDA DATE: May 11, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Office of Procurement Services
EXECUTIVE: Elizabeth Reich
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Authorize a three-year master agreement for the purchase of cast iron fittings for the Water Utilities Department - Fortiline, Inc. dba Fortiline Waterworks in the estimated amount of $245,000 and Core & Main LP in the estimated amount of $185,000, lowest responsible bidders of two - Total estimated amount of $430,000 - Financing: Dallas Water Utilities Fund ($410,000) and Stormwater Drainage Management Operation Fund ($20,000)

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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 the purchase of cast iron fittings for the Water Utilities Department. The Water Utilities Department maintains approximately 5,000 miles of water mains throughout the water distribution system. The cast iron fittings are connected to the system's potable water pipelines, which serve City residents and customer cities. The fittings utilized in this agreement will allow Water Utilities Department field crew personnel to repair, replace, and make required adjustments to water pipe lines within distribution systems, as well as to repair residential and commercial piping, water meters, bypass valves, and other apparatuses as needed at existing locations and new installations.

As part of the solicitation process and in an effort to increase competition, the Office of Procurement Services used its p...

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