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File #: 2018-0579   
Type: Agreement Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/28/2018 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. ESTABLISHING two contract agreements solicited as Request for Information and Qualification (RFIQ) No. OP44570-2 with M.C. Dean, Incorporated and Skyler Electric Company, Incorporated for goods and services for amount of $2,244,000 for a two year base period and $1,000,000 for three one year options for a total not-to-exceed cumulative value of $3,244,000, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any; B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to award Task Orders to qualified UPS Battery suppliers under the approved not-to-exceed cumulative total value of $3,244,000; and C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to add additional qualified Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Battery suppliers to the Bench subject to each potential supplier meeting the same RFIQ evaluation criteria qualifications; and award Task Orders to these qualified suppliers within the approved not-to-exceed cumulative total value of $3,244,000.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: B Line (Red) Segment 3, Board approved Contract, Capital Project, Contracts, Equipment Acquisitions, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail B Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Red Line, Power loss, Procurement, Red Line MOS-2 North, Red Line MOS-2 West, Replacement Of Ups/Batteries On Red Line Fy17-Fy22 (Project), Request for qualifications, Safety, Safety equipment, Strategic planning, Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition, Suppliers, System safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A- Expenditure Plan, 2. Attachment B- Procurement Summary, 3. Attachment C - DEOD Summary
Related files: 2018-0712
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
OCTOBER 18, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: METRO RED LINE (MRL) UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLY (UPS) BATTERIES

Action
ACTION: ESTABLISH A MRL UPS BATTERY SUPPLIER BENCH

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. ESTABLISHING two contract agreements solicited as Request for Information and Qualification (RFIQ) No. OP44570-2 with M.C. Dean, Incorporated and Skyler Electric Company, Incorporated for goods and services for amount of $2,244,000 for a two year base period and $1,000,000 for three one year options for a total not-to-exceed cumulative value of $3,244,000, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any;

B. AUTHORIZING the CEO to award Task Orders to qualified UPS Battery suppliers under the approved not-to-exceed cumulative total value of $3,244,000; and

C. AUTHORIZING the CEO to add additional qualified Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Battery suppliers to the Bench subject to each potential supplier meeting the same RFIQ evaluation criteria qualifications; and award Task Orders to these qualified suppliers within the approved not-to-exceed cumulative total value of $3,244,000.

Issue
ISSUE

The Uninterruptible Power Supply units and batteries on the Metro Red Line Segments 2 and 3 are in need of replacement as this system has become obsolete. During the July 2018 Board meeting, Contract No. OP36847000 was approved (File ID 2018-0069) for the purchase of the UPS units and staff is now seeking approval to award Bench contracts for the purchase of MRL UPS batteries as they are critical in providing backup power for emergency lighting, fire and life safety equipment, and communications in the event of power loss on the Red and Purple Lines.

Task Orders for the efficient and timely procurement of MRL UPS batteries is necessary as batteries have a shelf life or period in which they remain effective, useful, or suitable for consumption, of only a few months. Therefore, it is neither recom...

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