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File #: 54234    Version: 1 Name: A Resolution Authorizing the noncompetitive purchase of more than $25,000 in goods from SiteOne Landscape Supply Holding LLC as a sole source provider of chemicals and supplies to be used for EAB mitigation in 2019.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2019 In control: Parks Division
On agenda: 2/5/2019 Final action: 2/5/2019
Enactment date: 2/8/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00101
Title: Authorizing the noncompetitive purchase of more than $25,000 in goods from SiteOne Landscape Supply Holding LLC as a sole source provider of chemicals and supplies to be used for EAB mitigation in 2019.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. SiteOne Non-Competitive Selection Request.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a noncompetitive purchase of $220,000 for chemicals and supplies to be used for EAB mitigation in 2019. The Parks Division 2019 Operating Budget includes funding for this purchase (Munis account 51330-53365).

Title
Authorizing the noncompetitive purchase of more than $25,000 in goods from SiteOne Landscape Supply Holding LLC as a sole source provider of chemicals and supplies to be used for EAB mitigation in 2019.

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SiteOne Landscape Supply Holding LLC (SiteOne hereafter) has supplied chemicals and supplies to the City of Madison’s Forestry Section (City, hereafter). The City needs the chemicals and supplies to treat Ash trees in a cost-effective manner as part of the EAB mitigation program. SiteOne has met these supply needs by providing delivery of chemicals and supplies for the Parks Division in 2016, 2017, and 2018. The cost of these chemicals and supplies in 2019 will be $220,000.

WHEREAS, the City EAB Task Force recommends using TREEage insecticide to treat ash trees as part of the Madison EAB Response Plan; and

WHEREAS, municipal pricing for TREEage insecticide and application/injection equipment is determined by the manufacturer (Arbor Jet); and

WHEREAS, SiteOne is the closest distributor of TREEage and the only distributor in Dane County; and

WHEREAS, due to training, product storage and service needs, Forestry would like to use SiteOne as the sole source for purchasing in 2019; and

WHEREAS, SiteOne has been deemed a sole source provider in the past by City Purchasing for the provision of chemicals and supplies; and

WHEREAS, City Purchasing will not approve a Purchase Order for a non-competitive purchase of goods that exceeds $25,000 without Common Council approval; and

WHEREAS, the Parks Division is now seeking such approval from the Council so that we may purchase the supplies necessary for the EAB treatment in a timely manner in 2019.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor ...

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