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File #: ID 19-0339    Version: 1 Name: Sludge
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/30/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: Resolution Approving Bid and Authorizing Execution of a Sludge Dewatering Contract in the Amount of $630,180 with American Process Group, Inc.
Indexes: District 2, WR Contracts
Attachments: 1. APG Secretary of State.pdf, 2. MWBE Memo-Townsend WTP Ferric Sludge Dewatering.pdf, 3. 19-0339 Sludge Resolution.pdf
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Title
Resolution Approving Bid and Authorizing Execution of a Sludge Dewatering Contract in the Amount of $630,180 with American Process Group, Inc.

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Department: Water Resources
Council District: 2

Public Hearing: N/A
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Steven D. Drew, 336-373-7893
Contact 2 and Phone: Kristine Williams, 336-373-2656

PURPOSE:
American Process Group, Inc. is being requested to provide sludge dewatering services to remove the sludge contents within the storage lagoon located at the Townsend Water Treatment Plant for the Water Resources Department. City Council approval for a one-year contract with American Process Group, Inc. in the amount of $630,180 is requested.

BACKGROUND:
Water Resources is requesting to enter into a one-year contract with American Process Group, Inc. to provide sludge dewatering services at the Townsend Water Treatment Plant. The contract calls for the removal of sludge residuals which are a byproduct of the water treatment process. The residuals build up over time and have to be dewatered and removed annually in order to maintain adequate storage volume in the lagoon and to support permit compliance with state water quality regulations.

American Process Group, Inc. was the lowest responsive bidder to the City's April 25, 2019 Request for Proposals with a bid of $630,180 for dewatering services and proposed to subcontract 9.77% to a WBE firm. The second lowest bid received was from Bio-Nomic Services, Inc. (Charlotte, NC) in the amount of $677,700 with no M/WBE subcontracting opportunities proposed. The third bid from Synagro Southeast, Inc. was for $818,500 with no M/WBE participation. Finally, the fourth bid from Merrell Brothers for $971,820 also proposed no M/WBE participation.

BUDGET IMPACT:
Funding in the amount of $630,180 for this contract is budgeted in the Water Resources Enterprise Fund account 501-7025-01.5627.

RECOMMENDATION / ACTION REQUESTED:
The Water Resources Department recommen...

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