Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-0520    Version: 1 Name: FD - Contracts for Fire Boat Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Detection and Telemetry Equipment
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 4/13/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFP FD21-060 and award contracts to Bubble Technology Industries, of Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, and HDT Expeditionary Systems, Inc., of Solon, OH, for Fire Boat Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Detection and Telemetry Equipment, in a total aggregate amount not to exceed $2,400,000 for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary subsequent amendments. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Fire
Attachments: 1. 051022-R-26sr
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. RFP FD21-060 and award contracts to Bubble Technology Industries, of Chalk River, Ontario, Canada, and HDT Expeditionary Systems, Inc., of Solon, OH, for Fire Boat Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Detection and Telemetry Equipment, in a total aggregate amount not to exceed $2,400,000 for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and, authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to enter into the contract, including any necessary subsequent amendments. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into contracts with Bubble Technology Industries (BTI) and HDT Expeditionary Systems, Inc. (HDT) for furnishing, delivering and installing Fire Boat CBRN Detection and Telemetry Equipment.

The Fire Department requires a fully functioning CBRN detection and telemetry system for two water vessels: Fire Boat 15 (Vigilance) and Fire Boat 20 (Protector). Vigilance and Protector were obtained in 2016 and 2017 with emergency response features, including facilities for medical treatment, a Command Information Center, boom deployment to contain spills and an onboard crane and modern technology capabilities. The Request for Proposals (RFP) includes the design, equipment, installation, integration, testing, operations, and professional services for CBRN equipment that provides real-time intelligence by detection, data collection and air sampling from a potential CBRN environment in the area of response and provides 24-hour operational detection safety. The CBRN detection and telemetry system is vital to the protection and security to the Long Beach community and surrounding areas.

The RFP was advertised in the Long Beach Press-Telegram on June 23, 2021, and 47 potential proposers specializing in Fireboat CBRN Detection and Telemetry Systems were notified of the RFP opportunit...

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