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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Accept the Lowest Responsive, Responsible Bids Submitted by Haskell Termite & Pest Control, Inc. - Invitation to Bid (ITB) #17107-MST-BJH Fumigation Service (Site Specific) (Business Services Division)
This bid was prepared at the request of the Sites and Utilities Department to establish fixed pricing for fumigation services to eliminate termite activity in permanent buildings and wooden walkways at specified sites. Services will include complete tenting and fumigation with Vikane gas, removal of tent, and the aeration of the buildings for eight sites located throughout the District. Award of this contract shall be to the overall lowest responsive and responsible bidder, as specified in the bid.

This recommendation has been reviewed by the Sites and Utilities Department Manager. 

The award of this contract will be for a 1-year period, with one 1-year renewal. There is a 30-day termination for convenience clause included in this contract. All prices offered are firm against any increase for at least one year from the effective date. This contract will be reviewed and evaluated annually and may be renewed by the Superintendent, per the terms of the specifications.
• Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship • Demonstrate "best practices" in all aspects of safety: student, employee, visitor, facility, transportation, and health • Construct and maintain facilities that create an environment conducive to teaching and learning
Funds in the amount of $200,000 will be available in the Sites & Utilities Department budget.  For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 8018.  As of September 27, 2017, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $96,385.05.  The funds needed for the remainder of the contract will be allocated in December 2017.
Contract administration and evaluation is performed by the Project Manager (the "End User") and the Procurement Officer, who function as a team, by utilizing an online vendor performance report or via in-person reviews. The evaluation consists of an assessment of the vendor-provided goods and services, deliverables, and compliance with contractual requirements. The resulting data will support renewal decisions and/or alterations to a new agreement.
SUBMITTED BY:  Corey A. Murphy, General Manager, Procurement Services
Christopher Farkas, Chief Operating Officer, Operations Division
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
(813) 272-4270
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.12
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20171017_822 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.12