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File #: 2022-0264   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 4/19/2022 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 6/23/2022 Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two-year, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. RR82767000 to Molina Manufacturing, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, to refurbish vinyl seat inserts. The Contract is for a one-year base amount in the amount of $1,785,652, inclusive of sales tax, and a one-year option in the amount of $1,587,413, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract amount of $3,373,065, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Bus Acquisitions, Cleaning, Cleanliness (Graffiti Abatement), Contractors, Contracts, Gloria Molina?, Graffiti, Labor, Maintenance practices, Operations Maintenance (Project), Procurement, Rolling stock, Strategic planning, Suppliers, Transportation Development Act of 1971
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary, 3. Presentation
Meeting_Body
OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
JUNE 16, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: REFURBISHMENT OF SEAT INSERTS WITH VINYL MATERIAL

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award a two-year, firm fixed unit rate Contract No. RR82767000 to Molina Manufacturing, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, to refurbish vinyl seat inserts. The Contract is for a one-year base amount in the amount of $1,785,652, inclusive of sales tax, and a one-year option in the amount of $1,587,413, inclusive of sales tax, for a total contract amount of $3,373,065, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.

Issue
ISSUE

This procurement will provide refurbishment of bus seat inserts with vinyl material. Much of the bus fleet currently has fabric covered seat inserts, which can retain dust, dirt, and moisture. The fabric seat inserts are difficult to clean. Vinyl seats are easier to clean, sanitize, and wipe down, and a drain hole at the lowest point of the seat insert prevents moisture build-up from spills when buses are in service. The vinyl seat insert refurbishment procurement will provide bus divisions with an inventory of vinyl seat inserts to convert the fleet from fabric covered seat inserts to vinyl covered seat inserts.

Awarding this contract will ensure that the operating divisions have adequate inventory to convert and maintain the bus seat inserts. The second year of the contract will be to provide stock supply for replacement of damaged seat inserts. Any seat inserts that are found with graffiti, cuts in the vinyl material, or other vandalism will need to be replaced, and the second year of the contract will allow for Metro to stock a supply of each seat insert to ensure a continued high quality environment for our passengers. The vinyl seat inserts will improve bus cleanliness and improve our customers' experience. Per the Chief Executive Officer's directive, Metro is...

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