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File #: 2017-0466   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/21/2017 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2017 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and award a firm fixed-price Contract no. OP28367-003, Group B, to New Flyer of America (St. Cloud, MN), for the manufacture and delivery of sixty five 60' CNG transit buses, in a not to exceed amount of $64,428,454, for the base contract, inclusive of taxes and delivery, exclusive of contract options. B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and award an additional not to exceed amount of $3,260,156 for spare parts, optional vehicle features, and training aids for a total combined contract amount not to exceed of $67,688,610. C. ESTABLISHING a life-of-project budget of $72,200,000, for the sixty five 60' CNG buses under Capital Project no. 201076.
Sponsors: Operations (Department)
Indexes: Bids, Bus 60' Cng W/ New Flyer -65 (Project), Bus 60'Ze W/ New Flyer- 40 (Project), Bus Acquisitions, Compressed Natural Gas - Powered Buses, Contracts, Disadvantaged business enterprises, Federal Transit Administration, Jobs, Procurement, Purchasing, Request For Proposal, Rolling stock, Safety, Transit buses, Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) Master Plan, Zero Emissions
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Attachment C- Funding and Expenditure Plan
Related files: 2017-0810
Meeting_Body
SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
JULY 20, 2017

Subject
SUBJECT: SIXTY FIVE 60' ARTICULATED CNG TRANSIT
BUS CONTRACT

Action
ACTION: AWARD CONTRACT FOR REPLACEMENT OF 60' TRANSIT BUSES

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and award a firm fixed-price Contract no. OP28367-003, Group B, to New Flyer of America (St. Cloud, MN), for the manufacture and delivery of sixty five 60' CNG transit buses, in a not to exceed amount of $64,428,454, for the base contract, inclusive of taxes and delivery, exclusive of contract options.

B. AUTHORIZING the Chief Executive Officer to negotiate and award an additional not to exceed amount of $3,260,156 for spare parts, optional vehicle features, and training aids for a total combined contract amount not to exceed of $67,688,610.

C. ESTABLISHING a life-of-project budget of $72,200,000, for the sixty five 60' CNG buses under Capital Project no. 201076.

Issue
ISSUE

Between FY18-FY22, Metro is scheduled to retire and replace two-hundred sixty (260) 60' buses that will reach the end of their useful life. This action authorizes the award of a base contract for sixty five 60' replacement CNG buses to New Flyer.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

In April 2016, Metro's Board of Directors authorized staff to initiate RFP OP28367 for the procurement of up to 1,000 CNG or Zero Emission Transit Buses. RFP OP28367, issued in July 2016, consists of four groups, one separately evaluated procurement of each vehicle type:
* Group A, 40' CNG buses (base order of 295, awarded June 2017, pending successful resolution of protest)
* Group B, 60' CNG buses (base order of 65, award targeted for July 2017),
* Group C, 40' ZE buses (base order of 60, award targeted for July 2017),
* Group D, 60' ZE buses (base order of 35, award targeted for July 2017).

This recommended Board action pertains solely to Group B, 60' CNG buses.

This bus procurement is part ...

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