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File #: 17-6577   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 1/11/2018
Posting Language: An Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the Galls, LLC contract for the web-based uniform purchase program for the San Antonio Fire Department to increase the annual amount from $837,500.00 to an estimated annual amount of $943,500.00, funded from the General Fund and the Aviation Operating Fund. [Erik J Walsh, Deputy City Manager; Charles N. Hood, Fire Chief]
Attachments: 1. SAFD Amendment, 2. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO Contract Disclosure Form 11-29-17, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Fiscal Impact Form-Bunker gear, 5. Ordinance 2018-01-11-0014
DEPARTMENT: SAFD


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Charles N. Hood


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City Wide


SUBJECT:

Galls, LLC Amendment to Contract for the Web-based Uniform Purchase Program for SAFD


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes an amendment to the Galls, LLC contract for the web based uniform purchase program for the San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) to increase the annual amount from $837,500.00 to an amount up to $944,000.00 annually. The increase is necessary due to the additional number of uniformed personnel that have been added to the San Antonio Fire Department since the contract was originally written in 2013. The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the City of San Antonio and Local 624 International Association of Fire Fighters provides for a commissary system for the supply of uniforms and equipment to sworn SAFD personnel. Funding for this contract is available in the Fire Department's FY 2018 General Fund budget and the FY 2018 Airport Operations and Maintenance Fund.



BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

On August 15, 2013, City Council authorized the execution of a contract with Galls for a five year period beginning October 1, 2013, and ending September 30, 2018 by Ordinance No. 2013-08-15-0540. The contract includes renewal options for two (2), additional one (1) year terms. The contract provides a commissary system whereby each sworn San Antonio Fire Department personnel has an allotment of $500.00 annually to acquire and maintain their uniform items, not classified as personal protective equipment (PPE). The allotment is per fiscal year. Any unused credit is not carried forward to the following fiscal year.

Galls, LLC has been providing a web-based uniform purchase program for the last five years for sworn SAFD personnel.



ISSUE:

Ordinance No. 2013-08-15-0540 authorized a contract with Galls, LLC to provide a web-based uniform purchase program for SAFD in an amount not exceed $837,500.00 annually. Due to the increase in number of u...

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