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File #: 2018-0534   
Type: Contract Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/9/2018 In control: Executive Management Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2018 Final action:
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to: A. AWARD task order based bench Contract Nos. PS51863000 through PS51863002 to the firms listed below to provide disadvantaged and small business enterprise certification services for a four-year base term in an amount not to exceed $1,997,880, with two, one-year options, each in an amount not to exceed $499,470, for a total not to exceed amount of $2,996,820, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any. The following firms are recommended for award: 1. Gail Charles Consulting Services, LLC 2. HSW Services, Inc. 3. Small Business Enterprise Utilization Services B. EXECUTE individual task orders under these Contracts for disadvantaged and small business enterprise certification services in a total amount not-to-exceed $2,996,820; and C. AUTHORIZE the CEO to award contracts to additional qualified firms throughout the term of this Contract to assist in the performance of this work.
Sponsors: Executive Management Committee
Indexes: Certification, City of Los Angeles, Contracts, Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project, Disadvantaged business enterprises, General Overhead (Project), Metro Blue Line, Metro Crenshaw Line, Metro Exposition Line, Metro Gold Line, Metro Green Line, Metro Rail A Line, Metro Rail C Line, Metro Rail E Line, Metro Rail L Line, Procurement, Project, Regional Connector Transit Corridor Project, Small Business Enterprise, Volume
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2018-0673
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EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: DISADVANTAGED AND SMALL BUSINESS ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Action
ACTION: AWARD BENCH CONTRACTS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to:

A. AWARD task order based bench Contract Nos. PS51863000 through PS51863002 to the firms listed below to provide disadvantaged and small business enterprise certification services for a four-year base term in an amount not to exceed $1,997,880, with two, one-year options, each in an amount not to exceed $499,470, for a total not to exceed amount of $2,996,820, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any. The following firms are recommended for award:

1. Gail Charles Consulting Services, LLC
2. HSW Services, Inc.
3. Small Business Enterprise Utilization Services

B. EXECUTE individual task orders under these Contracts for disadvantaged and small business enterprise certification services in a total amount not-to-exceed $2,996,820; and

C. AUTHORIZE the CEO to award contracts to additional qualified firms throughout the term of this Contract to assist in the performance of this work.

Issue
ISSUE

The passage of Measure R, Measure M and the approval of the accelerated "Twenty-Eight by 28" projects task Metro with the responsibility to construct multi-billion dollars' worth of rail and highway projects in Los Angeles County. Projects such as the Purple Line Extension, Crenshaw/LAX Transit project, and Regional Connector Transit project will provide an alternative transportation option and significant economic development. These projects will require an extensive pool of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and/or Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certified firms to meet the high volume of highway and transit infrastructure work and increase the pool of certified DBE and SBE firms available to participate in Metro contracts. With over 1,800 firms currently DBE and/or SBE certified with Metro, and t...

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