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CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> RESOLUTION 2018-011 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A <br /> SOLE-SOURCE AGREEMENT WITH POTELCOM SUPPLY FOR THE <br /> PURCHASE OF ELECTRIC WATT-HOUR METERS TO SUPPORT THE <br /> METER REPLACEMENT PROJECT SCHEDULED TO BEGIN APRIL 17, <br /> 2018 FOR$59,010,AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward City Council approved Resolution 2017-011 authorizing an <br /> agreement between the City of Seward and National Metering and Technical Services LLC to replace <br /> the electric watt-hour meters on the Seward Public Utility("Utility") system; and <br /> WHEREAS,the quoted price for replacement of system-wide meters requires that the City <br /> of Seward supply the necessary replacement meters to National Metering in a timely fashion; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Utility has acquired all of the necessary meters for residential service <br /> through the Kodiak purchase, but lacks 218 commercial and net metering-capable (bi-directional) <br /> type meters; and <br /> WHEREAS,Potelcom Supply is the only dealer in Itron watt-hour meters in Alaska,and has <br /> quoted$59,010 to supply the necessary meters; and <br /> WHEREAS, Seward City Code §6.10.120 exempts from competitive procurement, the <br /> purchase of supplies or materials which can only be furnished by a single dealer, and Potelcom <br /> Supply is the sole dealer of Itron meters in Alaska. <br /> NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD,ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to enter into a sole-source agreement with <br /> Potelcom Supply for the purchase of electric watt-hour meters to support the meter replacement <br /> project scheduled to begin April 17, 2018 and bi-directional meters to accommodate future net <br /> metered customers for the amount of$59,010. <br /> Section 2. The Seward City Council hereby finds that it is in the public interest to exempt <br /> from competitive procurement, the purchase of Itron meters from Potelcom Supply based on the <br /> recitals above which are incorporated herein. <br /> Section 3. Funding in the amount of$59,010 is hereby appropriated from the Electric Fund <br /> net assets account no. 15000-0000-3400 to the Metering operating supplies account no. 15000-3009- <br /> 7215. <br />