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File #: 21-0882    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bid & Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 9/22/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/6/2021 Final action: 10/6/2021
Title: Award of Contract to Brenntag Pacific, LLC for Corrosion and Scale Inhibitor.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit 1 - NIB 22-012CA, 3. Exhibit 2 - Addendum, 4. Exhibit 3 - Bid Summary
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL AND
CORONA UTILITY AUTHORITY ACTION



DATE: 10/06/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members
Honorable President and Board Members

FROM: Utilities Department

SUBJECT:
Title
Award of Contract to Brenntag Pacific, LLC for Corrosion and Scale Inhibitor.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
The Utilities Department utilizes a corrosion and scale inhibitor chemical that keeps minerals in suspension, preventing cohesion to pumps and water pipes to reduce calcium build-up and extend the water infrastructure's life. As such, the City issued Notice Inviting Bids 22-012CA for corrosion and scale inhibitor to maintain the integrity of the water distribution system.


RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the:

a. City Council award Notice Inviting Bids 22-012CA for corrosion and scale inhibitor to Brenntag Pacific, LLC of Santa Fe Springs, CA as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder for an initial 1-year contract ending June 30, 2022, with 4 optional 1-year renewals in the amount of $150,000 per fiscal year.

b. City Council authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to negotiate and execute non-substantive extensions, change orders, and amendments up to $15,000 or 10% as authorized in Corona Municipal Code Section 3.08.060(I).

c. City Council authorize the Purchasing Manager to issue a purchase order for the initial contract period ending June 30, 2022, with 4 optional 1-year extensions to Brenntag Pacific, LLC of Santa Fe Springs, CA, in the amount of $150,000.

d. Corona Utility Authority review, ratify, and to the extent necessary, direct the City Council to take the above actions.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
The Utilities Department (UD) utilizes a corrosion and scale inhibitor chemical at the Temescal Desalter. Corrosion and scale inhibitor consists of a mixture of orthophosphate and polyphosphate compounds. Orthophosphates combine with calcium in water. Polyphosphates, in contrast, consist of many phosphate compou...

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