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File #: 20-0129    Version: 1
Type: Consent - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Consider Adopting a Resolution Establishing Sole Source Exception Findings Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(c)(2) for Specific Materials, Products, Systems and Services for City-Related Water, Sewer, and Storm Water Capital Projects (Public Works Director Katsouleas). ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 20-0035
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20-0035, 2. Sole Source Justification Report, 3. Sole Source Justification Letter
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TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Stephanie Katsouleas, Public Works Director
Prem Kumar, City Engineer
Gilbert Gamboa, Senior Civil Engineer

SUBJECT:Title
Consider Adopting a Resolution Establishing Sole Source Exception Findings Pursuant to Public Contract Code Section 3400(c)(2) for Specific Materials, Products, Systems and Services for City-Related Water, Sewer, and Storm Water Capital Projects (Public Works Director Katsouleas).
ADOPT RESOLUTION NO. 20-0035
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that City Council:
a) Adopt Resolution No. 20-0035 pursuant to Section 3400(c)(2) of the Public Contract Code, finding that there is a need to utilize certain specialized material, products, systems, and services that match those currently utilized in City-owned facilities for synergistic operational efficiencies and overall cost benefits within the water, sewer and storm water utilities; and,
b) Authorize the Director of Public Works to include the following specialized product specifications for City-related water, sewer and storm water capital projects: Motor Control Centers (Allen-Bradley), Variable Frequency Drives (ABB Group), Programmable Logic Controllers (Allen-Bradley), Control Valves (Cla-Val Company), and Standby Power Generator (Onan-Cummins).

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The fiscal implications with authorizing staff to identify specific materials, products, systems, and services for water, sewer, and storm drain projects is unknown at this time, and will be dependent on the material and equipment needs of the project when plans and specifications are developed. However, given the scale of most utility capital projects, staff does not anticipate significant cost differences in procuring specialized materials, products, systems, and services.

Additionally, the products and materials manufactured by the companies listed ab...

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