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File #: 2015-1166   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 7/23/2015 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 execute Modification No. 8 to Contract OP30002227 for Uniform Rental services with Prudential Overall Supply in the amount of $780,000 increasing the contract value from $3,735,029 to $4,515,029. This modification also extends the period of performance through June 30, 2016. This contract provides on-going uniform rental services, vehicle seat covers, and laundry services for hand towels and floor mats.
Sponsors: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee, Chris Reyes
Indexes: Contracts, Expo Line Operating Project (Project), Gold Line Operations (Project), Labor, Maintenance, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Orange Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail E Line, Metro Rail L Line, Metro Red Line, Operations Maintenance (Project), Procurement, Rail Operations - Blue Line (Project), Rail Operations - Green Line (Project), Rail Operations - Red Line (Project), Safety, Uniforms
Attachments: 1. ATTACHMENT A - PROCUREMENT SUMMARY OP3000227, 2. ATTACHMENT B - CONTRACT MOD LOG
Meeting_Body
SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015
Subject/Action
SUBJECT: UNIFORM RENTAL SERVICES

ACTION: APPROVE CONTRACT MODIFICATION


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RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to execute Modification No. 8 to Contract OP30002227 for Uniform Rental services with Prudential Overall Supply in the amount of $780,000 increasing the contract value from $3,735,029 to $4,515,029. This modification also extends the period of performance through June 30, 2016.

This contract provides on-going uniform rental services, vehicle seat covers, and laundry services for hand towels and floor mats.

Issue
ISSUE

Per the current ATU and TCU Collective Bargaining units' agreements, Metro is required to provide each of the units' employees up to 11 uniforms per employee, as well as provide laundry services for such regulation uniforms.

The existing uniform rental services Contract OP30002227 with Prudential Overall Supply will expire on November 30, 2015. However, in March 2015, the scope of work was expanded to include 146 additional Metro represented labor employees to receive flame resistant (FR) garments to ensure compliance with safety requirements. Therefore, there are insufficient funds remaining within the current contract and additional funding is required to continue providing the necessary uniforms.

Although procurement actions were initiated months ago to replace the current contract and award a new contract, a single proposal was received that did not meet Metro's DBE goal or good faith efforts, and living wage requirements. Therefore, the proposal was deemed technically unacceptable and the procurement was cancelled. Considering the type of service being provided, a new modified solicitation is being issued in the near term in an effort to increase competition and attract more companies to do business with Metro.

To avoid uniform rental service interruption, a contra...

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