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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 Specialist,519-741-2200ext.7216 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED:Wards1and2 <br />DATE OF REPORT:2019-06-04 <br />REPORT NO.:FIN-19-057 <br />SUBJECT:T19-116Steel Pipe for Natural Gas Distribution <br />__________________________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That Tender T19-116Steel Pipe for Natural Gas Distribution, be awarded to Comco Pipe <br />& Supply Company,Puslinch, Ontario, at their provisionalprice of $154,512.00,plus <br />H.S.T. of $20,086.56, for a total of $174,598.56. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />The past winter sawextremesustainedtemperatures, which Kitchener has not experienced in <br />several years. As a result, of this cold weather and the growth of the demands on the distribution <br />system, primarily in the residential market, the resulting low pressures within the natural gas <br />systempresented a concern, primarily in the north-west portion of the city. <br />premises. For this to be accomplished, the diameter of some of thepipe delivering the natural <br />gas needs to be increased. The pipe that is being quoted in this request is intended to be <br />installed directly downstream of the Graber District Regulator Station, which feedsthe most <br />affected areas. The desire is that once this pipe is installed, and increasing the outlet pressures <br />from Graber Station, the minimum deliverypressures in thenorth-west portion of the citywill <br />increaseby the predicted values. <br />Additional work will need to be completed on the natural gas distribution system in subsequent <br />future years to counteract the affects of further growth within the city. <br />REPORT: <br />As per clause 170.7.3 of the Purchasing By-law 2017- <br />Value, the Director of Supply Services shall submit a report to Council recommending award of <br />a purchase greater than $100,000 if any one or more of the following conditions apply: b. the <br />***This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994forassistance. <br />1.v - 1 <br />