Long Beach, CA
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File #: 22-1099    Version: 1 Name: FM - Contracts for petroleum fuels
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 8/25/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 34597 with Falcon Fuels, of Paramount, CA, and Contract No. 34598 with Merrimac Energy Group, of Long Beach, CA, for purchase and delivery of petroleum fuels, to increase the aggregate contract amount by $1,428,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $15,028,000, and extend the term to January 31, 2023. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Financial Management
Attachments: 1. 091322-R-19sr
Related files: 34597_004
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to amend Contract No. 34597 with Falcon Fuels, of Paramount, CA, and Contract No. 34598 with Merrimac Energy Group, of Long Beach, CA, for purchase and delivery of petroleum fuels, to increase the aggregate contract amount by $1,428,000, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $15,028,000, and extend the term to
January 31, 2023. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to amend Contract No. 34597 with Falcon Fuels and Contract No. 34598 with Merrimac Energy Group, to continue the furnishing and delivering of petroleum fuels. These fuels include unleaded gasoline, renewable diesel fuel, and jet fuel that support vehicles and equipment performing department operations throughout the City of Long Beach (City). Petroleum fuels are used to power the City fleet which includes emergency response and other vehicle types as well as marine vessels and helicopters. These amendments will add funds and extend the term of the contracts for an additional three months.

On December 11, 2018, the City Council approved an amendment to add $1,150,000 annually for a total annual aggregate amount not to exceed $4,150,000, and an aggregate contract award total not to exceed $11,300,000.

On April 19, 2022, an amendment was approved by the City Council to add funds of $2,300,000 and to extend the contracts to October 31, 2022.

A bid for petroleum fuels, advertised on February 24, 2022, was extended multiple times to post and answer bidder questions and closed on May 12, 2022. After review of the bid submittals and bidder protests, the Purchasing Division determined that the original bid solicitation did not specify the City’s requirements in sufficiently rigorous detail. The bid document has been updated with revised bid specifications to ensure bid responses accurately reflect the cost of services provided and ensure uniform submittals from prospective vendors. The ...

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