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File #: 2015-0366   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 4/28/2015 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2015 Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award a 5-year firm fixed price Contract No. PS15360111323, to FRS Environmental Inc., for parts washer services in an amount not-to-exceed $1,223,820 for a 5-year period.
Indexes: Board approved Contract, Bus Maintenance Projects, Contracts, Hazardous materials, Location 30, Maintenance, Maintenance facilities, Maintenance practices, Metro Divisions, Metro Green Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Red Line, Operations Maintenance (Project), Procurement, Rail Fleet Services, Rail Operations - Green Line (Project), Rail Operations - Red Line (Project)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary
Meeting_Body
SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: PARTS WASHER SERVICES FOR METRO MAINTENANCE FACILITIES

ACTION: AWARD PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to award a 5-year firm fixed price Contract No. PS15360111323, to FRS Environmental Inc., for parts washer services in an amount not-to-exceed $1,223,820 for a 5-year period.

Issue
ISSUE

The existing parts washer services contract will reach the Board approved amount by November 2015. The new contract will continue to provide parts washer services to Metro Maintenance facilities. The parts washers are used to remove dirt, grime, and grease from parts, tools, and equipment using aqueous (water or solvent-based) solutions. These units support the diverse production requirements of Metro Central Maintenance Shops as well as bus and rail operating divisions.

To provide the required parts washer services in a timely manner, a new contract must be awarded by October 2015.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Forty-four of the seventy parts washers that require servicing are located at the Central Maintenance Facility (CMF). CMF is responsible for providing heavy bus maintenance support to the operating divisions including but not limited to: failed engine and transmission dismantling, rebuilding and replacement, major accident repair, complete bus painting, and the rebuilding of components for power plant assemblies. Operating divisions also utilize parts washer equipment to support their daily maintenance requirements.

The contracted services include the provision of contractor-owned parts washing equipment, refilling these machines to their optimal level and removing hazardous waste materials for proper disposal (off-site), and performing preventative maintenance on the units. These services are performed at various scheduled intervals dependent on specific locatio...

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