The Public Events Department approached the Purchasing Division to procure a Falcon FS95 Aerial Lift. In order to procure this Aerial Lift, Staff issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB) to 26 related vendors. The ITB consisted of detailed specifications listing the product and supplies needed. No guarantee was made that a specific amount of services that would be purchased.
This piece of equipment was damaged and an insurance settlement of $134,000.00 has been received to defray a portion of the cost.
M&C G-19519 was approved on April 2, 2019 and authorized the funding of the replacement lift with costs shared between Public Events and Risk Management.
The Bid was advertised in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on May 1, 2019, May 8, 2019 May 15, 2019 and May 22, 2019 . The City received one bid. An evaluation committe evaluated the bid and recomended awarding to Reachmaster, Inc.
M/WBE OFFICE - A waiver of the goal for M/WBE subcontracting requirements was requested by the Purchasing Division and approved by the Office of Business Diversity (OBD), in accordance with the M/WBE or BDE Ordinance, because the purchase of goods or services is from sources where subcontracting or supplier opportunities are negligible.
ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGE ORDER - An administrative change order or increase may be made by the City Manager up to the amount allowed by relevant law and the Fort Worth City Code and does not require specific City Council approval as long as sufficient funds have been appropriated
AGREEMENT TERMS - Upon City Council approval, the Agreement shall begin upon execution. This is a one-time purchase so there are no renewal options.