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Action Item
DATE: Tuesday, May 16, 2017
TO: School Board Members
FROM: Jeff Eakins, Superintendent
Approve the Purchase of International/Navistar Parts and Labor from Sun State International Truck, LLC (Sole-Source Provider) (Business Services Division)
Sun State International Truck is a local dealer for original equipment manufacturer (OEM) International/Navistar and IC Bus related parts, service, warranty, and repairs.  They are the only factory-authorized dealer for DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota Counties.

In accordance with the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), Purchasing Policy 6A-1.012(12)(d), commodities or contractual services available only from a single source may be exempted from the competitive solicitation requirements.  When a district school board believes that commodities or contractual services are available only from a single source as specified by the FLDOE, the district school board may negotiate on the best terms and conditions with the single source vendor.
• Establish a strong foundation of financial stewardship
Funds in the amount of $200,000.00 will be available in the Transportation Department budget. For tracking purposes, the project number specific to this agenda item is 5335. As of Friday, April 7, 2017, the remaining balance less encumbrances for this line item equaled $200,000.00.
Contract administration or evaluation is performed by the Project Manager (end user) and Procurement Officer, who function as a team.  Sole-source suppliers are reviewed annually for expenditures and possible new entries to the market.
SUBMITTED BY:  Corey A. Murphy, General Manager, Procurement Services
Christopher Farkas, Chief Operating Officer
Gretchen Saunders   Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Chief Business Officer
  Chief of Staff
(813) 272-4986
    C 6.08
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20170516_813 (Board Meeting) * Section C Item# 6.08