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File #: 21-2239A    Version: 1
Type: Contract/Agreement Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2021 Department: Utilities
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Award of bid to Fortiline Waterworks and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Ferguson Waterworks for industrial plumbing supplies.
Attachments: 1. FE_AATF - Agreement - 22-0123-B-BW Ferguson Waterworks vendor signed 6.16.22, 2. FE_AATF - Agreement - 22-0123-B-BW Fortiline Waterworks vendor signed 6.10.22, 3. AATF - Agreement - 22-0123-B-BW Fortiline Waterworks vendor signed 6.10.22, 4. Bid Tabulation

Subject:

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Award of bid to Fortiline Waterworks and Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Ferguson Waterworks for industrial plumbing supplies.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Approval of the award of bids to the firms listed below for industrial plumbing supplies for Pinellas County Utilities.

 

                     This is a twenty-four-month contract in the amount of $2,778,285.24 for industrial plumbing supplies to be used as needed for repair of water, sewer, and reclaimed pipelines.

                     Award of one contract divided between two firms:

1.)                     Fortiline Waterworks (Groups 1, 10, 15, 20, and unspecified funds) in the amount of $384,559.38 for parts including brass fittings, utility pipes, valves, and hydrants needed for system repairs; and

2.)                     Ferguson Enterprises, Inc, d/b/a Ferguson Waterworks (Groups 1-4, 6-11, 15, 17-21, and unspecified funds) in the amount of $2,393,725.85 which includes different sizes of the same parts along with additional requirements including polypropylene pipes, manhole covers, and PVC pipes needed for system repairs.

                     This contract will serve in part to replace two contracts: 1) Core & Main LP under Contract No. 156-0035-B(JA) expiring on May 24, 2026, in the amount of $7,759,618.99 over a ten-year duration for some parts where the contractor can no longer hold pricing and/or supply chain constraints where parts are not available; the remainder of the contract will be utilized until 2026. 2) US Wholesale Pipe & Tube Inc under Contract No. 167-0508-PB(SB) which expires October 31, 2022, with an amount of $90,000.00 over a five-year duration and will no longer be in use.

                     Three bids were received with award recommendation to the two lowest responsive, responsible bidders.

                     Funding is derived from Sewer Operating and Water Operating funds.

 

Contract No. 22-0123-B(BW) for a twenty-four-month total of $2,778,285.24; Authorize the Chairman to sign and the Clerk of the Circuit Court to attest.

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Strategic Plan:

Deliver First Class Services to the Public and Our Customers
5.1 Maximize partner relationships and public outreach.

 

Summary:

Summary

This contract is for industrial plumbing supplies to be ordered as needed. This contract period is for twenty-four (24)-months, with discounts held firm for the duration of the contract allowing for a quarterly price adjustment for a period of twenty-four (24)-months. This contract includes provision for two (2) twenty-four (24)-months term extensions with an annual price adjustment.

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Background Information:

On January 27, 2022, Purchasing and Risk Management Division, on behalf of PCU, established this contract for industrial plumbing supplies for General Maintenance Department warehouses on an as-needed basis to standardize warehouse operation and guarantee continuity of supply. These supplies include pipes, valves, and fittings.

This is a new contract to replace Contract No. 156-0035-B(JA), which expires on May 24, 2026, and 167-0508-PB(SP), which expires on October 31, 2022.

 

Fiscal Impact:

 

Twenty-four (24) month expenditure not to exceed:                      $ 2,778,285.24

 

Funding is derived from Utilities Sewer and Water operating funds. The expenditure is reflected in the FY22 Estimate and FY23 Request submitted during FY23 budget development.

 

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Megan Ross, Director, Utilities
Merry Celeste, Division Director, Purchasing & Risk, Administrative Services
Joe Lauro, Director, Administrative Services

 

Partners:

N/A

 

Attachments:

Agreements
Bid tabulation