The equipment will be used by the Facilities Maintenance Division of Public Works to inspect, replace and install maintenance equipment suspended above ground, i.e., replace parking garage lights, install and remove holiday decorations, replace and install gym lights, etc. It will allow each individual to apply safety equipment to their person in the event of an accident, which is a major concern with the existing lift.
The purchases will be accomplished via Request for Proposal (RFP) Contract #032515-CAT, initiated by Sourcewell, whereby Yancey Brothers Company was one of the successful vendors contracted to provide Heavy Construction Equipment with Related Accessories, Attachments, and Supplies. The contract, which commenced March 19, 2015, is good through March 19, 2020. Sourcewell (formerly National Joint Powers Alliance) is a self-supporting government organization, partnering with education, government, and nonprofits to boost student and community success. Created in 1978 as one of Minnesota’s nine service cooperatives, they offer training and shared services to central-Minnesota members. Throughout North America, they offer a cooperative purchasing program with over 200 awarded vendors on contract. Sourcewell is driven by service and the ability to strategically reinvest in member communities. The bid process utilized by Sourcewell meets the requirements of the City’s Procurement Ordinance; additionally, cooperative purchasing is authorized per Article 9-101 of the Procurement Ordinance.
Funds are budgeted in the FY19 Budget: General Fund – Public Works – Facilities Maintenance – Machinery; 0101-260-2700-MNTN-7715.
The following general project assumptions apply to this Statement of Work:
B. CGI will allocate Advantage functional and technical resources consistent with the roles and tasks to be specified, and endeavor to support the reasonably requested timeframes.
C. CCG will provide a Project Manager to coordinate requests for CGI assistance, manage project priorities with CGI’s Project Manager, and assist in planning of CGI resources and services.
D. The parties’ respective level of effort and roles and responsibilities will vary depending on the task. Regardless of the desired level of effort of CGI support, it is critical that the CGI project team have access to CCG’s Advantage functional and technical resources and that information requested by CGI is provided by CCG in a timely manner.
E. Services will primarily be performed remotely from CGI locations. When performing work onsite, CCG will provide a dedicated work space for CGI staff.
F. CCG will provide remote access to all necessary server environments and necessary software, tokens, etc. for VPN access.