Long Beach, CA
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File #: 21-1051    Version: 1 Name: DHHS - Office Furniture Group to install furniture at 3861 Worsham Ave to store pandemic emergency supplies
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/12/2021 Final action: 10/12/2021
Title: Recommendation to receive and file Contract No. 35900 with Office Furniture Group, LLC, of Irvine, CA, to purchase, deliver, and install office furniture at 3861 Worsham Avenue to store pandemic emergency supplies, made pursuant to Chapters 2.69 and 2.85 of the Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) and in response to the proclaimed emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic; and Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 35900 with Office Furniture Group, LLC, of Irvine, CA, to purchase, deliver, and install office furniture at 2525 Grand Avenue to support the Communicable Disease and Emergency Response Bureau, to increase the contract amount by $216,168, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $755,380. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Health and Human Services
Attachments: 1. 101221-C-10 Revised.pdf
Related files: 35900_001
TITLE
Recommendation to receive and file Contract No. 35900 with Office Furniture Group, LLC, of Irvine, CA, to purchase, deliver, and install office furniture at 3861 Worsham Avenue to store pandemic emergency supplies, made pursuant to Chapters 2.69 and 2.85 of the Long Beach Municipal Code (LBMC) and in response to the proclaimed emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic; and

Authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 35900 with Office Furniture Group, LLC, of Irvine, CA, to purchase, deliver, and install office furniture at 2525 Grand Avenue to support the Communicable Disease and Emergency Response Bureau, to increase the contract amount by $216,168, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $755,380. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to amend Contract No. 35900 with Office Furniture Group, LLC (OFG), to continue the reorganization of the new Communicable Disease and Emergency Response (CDER) Bureau within the Health and Human Services Department (Health Department) by adding reconfigurations of space at 2525 Grand Avenue to the original scope of work, which is in its entirety funded by grant resources.

In June 2021, the Health Department began renting a warehouse at 3861 Worsham Avenue to serve as the new Local/Regional Distribution Site (LDS). The LDS provides storage for pandemic emergency supplies and vehicles and includes office space to house the Public Health Emergency Management Division of the CDER Bureau. The contract with OFG was used to furnish the new office and warehouse spaces, providing work areas for the influx of staff hired to provide testing and vaccination support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The requested contract amendment will continue this work at the Main Health Facility at 2525 Grand Avenue for the Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control Division of the CDER Bureau. This Division has also been crucial in the pandemic response efforts...

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