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File #: 18-0884    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Adopted
File created: 8/27/2018 In control: Procurement Committee
On agenda: 9/6/2018 Final action: 9/6/2018
Title: Authority to award Contract 18-025-11, Furnish and Deliver Plumbing Pipe, Fittings and Valves to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Groups A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, and J to Marco Supply Company, Inc., d.b.a Johnson Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $288,865.05, and Group E to Griffith Windustrial Company in an amount not to exceed $16,992.90, Account 101-20000-623090
Attachments: 1. Contract 18-025-11 Item Descriptions, Groups A - J.pdf

TRANSMITTAL LETTER FOR BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON PROCUREMENT

 

Mr. John P. Murray, Acting Executive Director

 

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Authority to award Contract 18-025-11, Furnish and Deliver Plumbing Pipe, Fittings and Valves to Various Locations for a One (1) Year Period, Groups A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, and J to Marco Supply Company, Inc., d.b.a Johnson Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $288,865.05, and Group E to Griffith Windustrial Company in an amount not to exceed $16,992.90, Account 101-20000-623090

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Dear Sir:

 

On June 21, 2018, the Board of Commissioners authorized the Director of Procurement and Materials Management to advertise for bids, Contract 18-025-11 furnish and deliver plumbing pipe, fittings and valves to various locations for a one year period, beginning approximately September 1, 2018 and ending August 31, 2019.

 

In response to a public advertisement of June 27, 2018, a bid opening was held on July 24, 2018. The bid tabulation for this contract is:

 

GROUP A: PIPE

Columbia PIPE & SUPPLY Company                      *$47,709.79

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $48,449.35

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP B: Hose Clamps & Couplings

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $10,332.00

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP C: VALVES

Columbia PIPE & SUPPLY Company                      *$155,494.41

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     *$171,869.29

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP D: GALVANIZED FITTINGS

cicero mfg. & supply Company, Inc.                     *$7,826.22

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $13,609.22

Griffith Windustrial Company                      *$14,779.07

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP E: MALLEABLE IRON FITTINGS

GRIFFITH WINDUSTRIAL COMPANy, Inc.                     *$16,992.90

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     *$17,217.93

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP F: STAINLESS STEEL FITTINGS

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $2,835.68

cicero mfg. & supply Company, Inc.                     *$3,449.47

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP G: SCHEDULE 40 & 80 FITTINGS

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $9,934.74

 

GROUP H: FORGED FITTINGS

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $10,230.18

Griffith Windustrial Company                      *$10,620.37

cicero mfg. & supply Company, Inc.                     $10,916.17

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP I: COPPER PIPE, TUBING, & FITTINGS

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $10,933.99

T & N CHICAGO, INC.                     *$15,864.58

                     *corrected total

 

GROUP J: MISCELLANEOUS SUPPLIES

Marco Supply Co., Inc., d.b.a. JOHNSON PIPE & SUPPLY CO., INC.                     $10,670.60

 

Five hundred ninety-four (594) companies were notified of the contract being advertised and thirty-two (32) companies requested specifications.

 

Columbia Pipe and Supply Company, the lowest bidder for Groups A and C, has indicated that they could not guarantee their bid pricing for the term of the contract, which is a requirement of this contract. Therefore, Columbia’s bid has been rejected as non-responsive. The Director of Procurement and Materials Management has notified Columbia Pipe and Supply Company of this action.

 

Cicero Mfg. & Supply Company, Inc., the lowest bidder for Group D, offered the District several items in this group which were not per MWRD Board of Standards Specification 05-03-07-01, which is a requirement of this contract. MWRD Board of Standards Specification 05-03-07-01 states that all malleable iron fittings and unions be manufactured in the United States. The vendor confirmed that the items they were offering are manufactured overseas. Therefore, Cicero’s bid for this contract has been rejected as non-responsive. The Director of Procurement and Materials Management has informed Cicero Mfg. & Supply Company, Inc., of this action.

 

Marco Supply Company, Inc., d.b.a. Johnson Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., the lowest responsible bidder for Groups A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, and J, is proposing to perform the contract in accordance with the specifications. The estimated cost for Groups A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, and J of this contract was $308,000.00, placing the total bid of $288,865.05 approximately 6.21 percent below the estimate.

 

Griffith Windustrial Company, the lowest responsible bidder for Group E, is proposing to perform the contract in accordance with the specifications. The estimated cost for Group E was $18,000.00, placing the bid of $16,992.90 approximately 5.59 percent below the estimate.

 

The Multi-Project Labor Agreement (MPLA) is not applicable to this contract because it is primarily a furnish and deliver contract.

 

The Affirmative Action Ordinance, Revised Appendix D is not included in this contract because it is primarily a furnish and deliver contract.

 

In view of the foregoing, it is recommended that the Director of Procurement and Materials Management be authorized to award Contract 18-025-11, Groups A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, and J to Marco Supply Company, Inc., d.b.a Johnson Pipe & Supply Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $288,865.05, and Group E to Griffith Windustrial Company in an amount not to exceed $16,992.90.

 

There was no bid deposit required for this contract.

 

Purchase orders will be issued for the material as required.  Payment will be based on the unit cost as indicated in the contract documents.  Funds are available in Account 101-20000-623090.

 

Recommended, Darlene A. LoCascio, Director of Procurement and Materials Management, DAL:SEB:MS:np

Respectfully Submitted, Barbara J. McGowan, Chairman Committee on Procurement

Disposition of this agenda item will be documented in the official Regular Board Meeting Minutes of the Board of Commissioners for September 6, 2018

 

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