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Council action is recommended to enter a contract (208-18) with Blue Springs Winwaterworks for Fire Hydrants for one year with two possible one-year extensions.

Council action to enter into a contract.

A contract for the purchase of fire hydrants is required for the Water Department to install with new water mains or replace damaged hydrants.


The Procurement Division issued an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for fire hydrants on May 22, 2018. The ITB was published on Public Purchase, the City’s e-bidding system, with notices sent to 13 potential bidders; 6 accessed the ITB. Four bids were received by the June 5, 2018, deadline. The bidders were Blue Springs Winwaterworks, Schulte Supply, HD Supply Waterworks, and Ferguson Waterworks.


Blue Springs Winwaterworks submitted the lowest most responsive and responsible bid that met the minimum requirements of the ITB.  The City has been doing business with Blue Springs Winwaterworks for a number of years with satisfaction. Staff recommends award of a one-year contract with two possible one-year extensions to Blue Springs Winwaterworks.


Expenditures will not exceed budget.


Department:          Water DepartmentContact Person:          Dan Montgomery

Purchasing Division (Finance Department)Approved
Water DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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