Airport Advisory CommissionJuly 10, 2024

20240710-007 Airfield lighting RCA — original pdf

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City of Austin Recommendation for Action File #: 24-4903, Agenda Item #: 60. 7/18/2024(cid:4) Posting Language Authorize execution of a contract for airfield lighting and fixture replacement parts with Global Access Supply, Inc., for up to five years for a total contract amount not to exceed $1,000,000. [Note: This solicitation was reviewed for subcontracting opportunities in accordance with City Code Chapter 2- 9B (Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Procurement Program). For the goods required for this solicitation, there were no subcontracting opportunities; therefore, no subcontracting goals were established]. Lead Department Financial Services Department. Client Department(s) Department of Aviation. Fiscal Note Funding in the amount of $50,000 is available in the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Operating Budget of Aviation. Funding for the remaining contract term is contingent upon available funding in future budgets. Purchasing Language: The Financial Services Department issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) 8100 KMF1022REBID for these goods. The solicitation was issued on March 25, 2024, and closed on April 23, 2024. Of the two offers received, the recommended contractor submitted the lowest responsive offer. A complete solicitation package, including a tabulation of the bids received, is available for viewing on the City’s website. This information can currently be found at sid=140582. For More Information: Direct questions regarding this Recommendation for Council Action to the Financial Services Department - Central Procurement at: or 512-974-2500. Respondents to the solicitation and their Agents should direct all questions to the Authorized Contact Person identified in the solicitation. Council Committee, Boards and Commission Action: July 10, 2024 - To be reviewed by the Airport Advisory Commission. Additional Backup Information: This contract will provide replacement parts for airfield lamps and fixtures at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The replacement parts are used to maintain the visual aid of the runway and taxiway systems to keep the airport functioning safely and efficiently in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. The Department of Aviation’s goal is to operate reliable and efficient airport infrastructure and a City of Austin Page 1 of 2 Printed on 7/3/2024 powered by Legistar™ (cid:5) (cid:6) File #: 24-4903, Agenda Item #: 60. 7/18/2024(cid:4) performance indicator of that goal is successfully passing annual inspections conducted by the FAA. The contract replaces a contract that expires September 22, 2024. Requested authorization is based on historical spending and departmental estimates of future needs. The recommended contractor is not the current provider for these goods. A delay in contract approval could impact Aviation’s ability to operate reliable and efficient airport infrastructure and successfully passing the annual FAA inspections. City of Austin Page 2 of 2 Printed on 7/3/2024 powered by Legistar™ (cid:5) (cid:6)