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File #: 2022-0730   
Type: Contract Status: Passed
File created: 10/12/2022 In control: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Committee
On agenda: 11/17/2022 Final action: 12/1/2022
Title: AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award two indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) firm fixed unit rate contracts for RFP No MA91724 for the refurbishment of various seat inserts, as follows: A. Contract No. MA91724000 to Molina Manufacturing to provide vinyl seat refurbishment for Element A - NABI composite buses and Element C - Contracted Services buses. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $978,873.26, effective December 1, 2022, through November 30,2025, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any. B. Contract No. MA91724001 to Louis Sardo Upholstery, Inc. to provide vinyl seat refurbishment for Element B - P3010 light rail vehicles. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $1,868,836.50, effective December 1, 2022, through November 30, 2025, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: Budgeting, Bus Acquisitions, Bus Maintenance Projects, Cleaning, Cleanliness (Graffiti Abatement), Contracts, Expo Line Operating Project (Project), Gloria Molina?, Light rail vehicles, Maintenance practices, Metro Rail E Line, Operations Maintenance (Project), Procurement, Request For Proposal, Resolution, Rolling stock, State Of Good Repair, Strategic planning, Transportation Development Act of 1971
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Procurement Summary, 2. Attachment B - DEOD Summary
Meeting_Body
OPERATIONS, SAFETY, AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
NOVEMBER 17, 2022

Subject
SUBJECT: REFURBISH BUS AND RAIL SEAT INSERTS WITH VINYL MATERIAL

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTRACT AWARDS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
AUTHORIZE the Chief Executive Officer to award two indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) firm fixed unit rate contracts for RFP No MA91724 for the refurbishment of various seat inserts, as follows:

A. Contract No. MA91724000 to Molina Manufacturing to provide vinyl seat refurbishment for Element A - NABI composite buses and Element C - Contracted Services buses. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $978,873.26, effective December 1, 2022, through November 30,2025, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.

B. Contract No. MA91724001 to Louis Sardo Upholstery, Inc. to provide vinyl seat refurbishment for Element B - P3010 light rail vehicles. The contract not-to-exceed amount is $1,868,836.50, effective December 1, 2022, through November 30, 2025, subject to resolution of protest(s), if any.

Issue
ISSUE

This procurement will provide refurbishment of bus & rail car seat inserts with vinyl material for the remainder of Metro's bus and rail fleets. Fabric covered seat inserts can retain dust, dirt, moisture and germs, and 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 Metro's bus and rail divisions with the inventory of vinyl seat inserts to convert remaining fleet from fabric to vinyl covered seat inserts.

Awarding these contracts will ensure that the operating divisions have adequate inventory to convert and maintain the bus & rail seat inserts. The vinyl seat inserts will improve bus and rail cleanliness and improve our customers' experience. Metro is worki...

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