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File #: O-236-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 5/10/2022 In control: Transportation Department
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: Authorizing the mayor to enter in to a contract with Cargill De-Icing Technology for the purchase of bulk salt; authorizing the expenditure of funds from the Special Assessment Fund; waiving the competitive procurement requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.
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TDOT2022SALTCONTRACT
Road & Bridge Maintenance
Jeremy Mikolajczyk (x1537)
Revised

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Authorizing the mayor to enter in to a contract with Cargill De-Icing Technology for the purchase of bulk salt; authorizing the expenditure of funds from the Special Assessment Fund; waiving the competitive procurement requirements of TMC Chapter 187; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
Each year, the Division of Road & Bridge Maintenance (formerly Streets, Bridges & Harbor) replenishes its bulk salt inventory for the purpose of snow and ice control. Salt prices have been very volatile in recent years. The City of Toledo can receive as many as four or as few as zero bids depending on the month and season. In the past, the City of Toledo has paid as much as $100/ton of salt. The 2020 Contract was issued to the lowest and best bidder, Cargill, for the amount of $39.21/ton. In 2021, the City of Toledo entered into a contract with Cargill for the amount of $40.38/ton. In 2022, Cargill has offered the amount of $40.78/ton, only a 1% increase over last year. The City of Toledo requires approximately 15,000 tons to replenish inventory for a total amount of $611,700. Because of the large amount of salt that needs to be delivered by ship, it is imperative that the contract be awarded to schedule the deliveries to the Arms Dock, as the City of Toledo no longer has its own port.

Summary
NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the mayor is authorized to enter into a contract with Cargill De-Icing Technologies for the purchase of bulk salt, upon such terms and conditions acceptable to the Director of Transportation and the Director of Law.

SECTION 2. That the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $611,700 is authorized from the Special Assessment Fund Account Code 3050-23100-2422001STDSTD for the purchase of bulk salt.

SECTION 3. That this Council finds and determines it is in the best interest...

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