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File #: 19-7071   
Type: Purchase - Annual Contract
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 10/17/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving contracts with American Abatement, Big Tex Contractors, LLC, Ida Ponce dba A+ Lawn Service, Mauro Monita, Raul Cerda dba Raul’s Landscape Service, and Silvia R. Mendoza dba Mendoza & Mendoza to provide as needed vacant lot abatement services for a one year period with the City's option to extend each contract. Funding in the amount not to exceed $659,732.00 is available in the FY 2020 General Fund Budget. [Roderick J. Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Michael Shannon, Director, Development Services]
Attachments: 1. Final Score Matrix, 2. Contract Disclosure Form_A+ Lawn Service, 3. Contract Disclosure Form_American Abatement, 4. Contract Disclosure Form_Big Tex Contractors, 5. Contract Disclosure Form_Mauro Monita, 6. Contract Disclosure Form_Mendoza and Mendoza, 7. Contract Disclosure Form_Raul Cerda, 8. Draft Ordinance, 9. Ordinance 2019-10-17-0841, 10. Staff Presentation
DEPARTMENT: Development Services Department


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Michael Shannon, PE, CBO


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Vacant Lot Abatement Services - Contract Award


SUMMARY:

An Ordinance awarding contracts with American Abatement, Big Tex Contractors, A+ Lawn Service, Mauro Monita, Raul's Landscape Services, and Mendoza and Mendoza for Vacant Lot Abatement Services for the Development Services Department for a one (1) year period. The City shall have an option to extend the contract for four (4) additional one (1) year periods.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for Council consideration and action are the proposals submitted by American Abatement, Big Tex Contractors, A+ Lawn Service, Mauro Monita, Raul's Landscape Services, and Mendoza and Mendoza to provide Vacant Lot Abatement Services for the Development Services Department as required. The contractor will furnish all labor, materials, and equipment to mow grass and weeds and remove all brush, rubbish, rocks, bricks, and trash as required on vacant lots - properties that do not have a structure - identified by the City. No volume of work under this contract is guaranteed. Once the contract is executed, specific projects will be identified and may be performed under this contract on an "as-needed" basis.

A Request for Proposal (RFP 19-053) was issued on April 24, 2019, with a submission deadline of June 10, 2019. The RFP was identified as High-Profile due to the cumulative amount of the contract. The RFP was advertised in the San Antonio Express-News; SA Legal News, dba The Hartbeat; TVSA channel; City's SAePS e-procurement portal and an email notification was released to a list of potential Respondents identified by the Development Services Department. Additionally, the RFP was posted to the City's Bidding and Contracting Opportunities website. A total of seven (7) firms responded to the RFP and were deemed eligible for review.

The proposals were reviewed by the selection comm...

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