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File #: 19-8555   
Type: Purchase of Equipment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/5/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a contract with Nardis, Inc. to provide the San Antonio Police Department, Park Police, Aviation Police and Fire Department with concealable body armor for an estimated annual cost of $443,000.00. Funding is available in the respective departments’ FY 2020 Adopted Budget in the General Fund and Airport Operating and Maintenance Fund. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Attachments: 1. Contracts Disclosure Form, 2. RFP 019-29 Concealable Body Armor for SAPD and Other Law wAddendum 1 JTG ANG CT, 3. Final Score Matrix, 4. 61-11210 Nardis Public Safety, 5. COE, 6. Addendum I, 7. Contract - Nardis Inc, 8. Draft Ordinance, 9. Ordinance 2019-12-05-0977
DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Concealable Body Armor for SAPD and Other Law Enforcement Officers


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes the execution of a three year contract with Nardis, Inc. to provide the San Antonio Police Department and other law enforcement officers with concealable body armor utilized in day to day operations by authorized personnel for an estimated annual cost of $443,000.00 in FY 2020. There are also two additional one-year renewal options. The total contract value is $2,212,198.54. Funding is available in the FY 2020 Adopted Budget in the General Fund and Airport Operating and Maintenance Fund. Funding for future years is subject to council authorization.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for Council consideration and action is a proposal submitted by Nardis, Inc. to provide concealable body armor utilized in day to day operations by authorized personnel from the San Antonio Police Department, Park Police, Aviation Police and Fire Department. These vests are to be issued as standard equipment to officers for daily wear as protection under uniforms against ballistic threats. Concealable body armor periodically requires replacement every five years or when its integrity is compromised through normal wear and tear.

The City of San Antonio issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for "Concealable Body Armor for SAPD and Other Law Enforcement Officers" (RFP 19-029) on February 27, 2019. Two proposals were received on March 29, 2019, and were deemed eligible for evaluation.

The RFP set forth minimum requirements inclusive of vest composition, design, trauma reduction, fitting, labeling, warranty, liquidated damages, and quality control requirements. Specifications also included compliance with National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Military (MIL) standards including: NIJ-STD-0101.06, MIL-C-7219D, MIL-F-21840, MIL-T-43548 and MIL-STD-662F.

The evaluation process i...

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