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REPORT TO:Committee of the Whole <br />DATE OF MEETING:2019-06-24 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Margaret Fisher, Director of Procurement, 519-741-2200 ext. 7214 <br />PREPARED BY:Alex Albrecht,Associate Procurement Specialist519-741-2200 ext.7216 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED:N/A <br />DATE OF REPORT:2019-06-05 <br />REPORT NO.:FIN-19-054 <br />SUBJECT:T19-102Natural Gas Pressure Regulators, Meter Bars and Related <br />Materials <br />__________________________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That Tender T19-102 Natural GasPressure Regulators, Meter Bars and Related Materials, <br />be awardedas follows: <br />Tender items 1,2,3,4,5,11,12and 13to KTI Limited,Aurora,Ontario, at their tendered <br />price of $683,994.57,plus H.S.T. of $88,919.29,for a total of $772,913.86; and, <br />Tender items 6,7,8,9and 10 to C.R.Wall & Company Incorporated,Cambridge,Ontario, <br />at their tendered price of $279,290. plus H.S.T. of $36,307.70,for a total of $315,597.70, <br />for a one (1) year term. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />Natural gas pressure regulators, meter bars, and related materials arefor ongoing maintenance, <br />repair and operational (MRO) requirementsof Kitchener Utilities.The materials are common <br />fittings required to assemble and repair typical residential and small commercial meters sets. <br />This tender is based on fixed unit prices, based on an estimated amount ofnatural gas pressure <br />regulators, meter bars and related materialsrequired over the next year. <br />The average annual spend over the past three(3) years was $419,527.44, before taxes. Due <br />to life cycle, in 2019,there will be approximately15,000 metersetsthat are at the end of their <br />seal lifecycle. Approximately,6,000 meter sets will be sampled to see if the seal lifecan be <br />extendedand the other 9,000will need to be removed and replaced. The actual spend will <br />depend on the level of activity throughout the term of the contract. <br />***This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994for assistance. <br />1.ii - 1 <br />