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File #: 21-2807   
Type: Purchase of Equipment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 4/29/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a contract with Swift Corporation, LLC, for the purchase, delivery, and installation of six automatic gate access systems for Stinson Municipal Airport for an estimated total cost of $136,800.00. Three gates, at the cost of $68,400.00, will be installed in FY 2021 with $34,200.00 of the cost reimbursed by the Routine Airport Maintenance Program grant awarded earlier this fiscal year and the matching $34,200.00 from the Aviation Capital Improvement Fund. The remaining three gates will be installed in FY 2022 contingent upon City Council approval of funding in the annual budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Attachments: 1. Swift Coporation, LLC - Bid Response, 2. Bid Tabulation, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2021-04-29-0271
DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Installation of Magnetic Gates & Gate Operators for Stinson Municipal Airport


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes acceptance of a contract with the Swift Corporation, LLC to provide the Aviation Department with the purchase, delivery, and installation of six Automatic Gate Access Systems for Stinson Municipal Airport for an estimated total cost of $136,800.00. Three gates will be installed in FY 2021 with funding available from the Airport Capital Improvement Fund and partially reimbursed by the Texas Department of Transportation as part of the Routine Airport Maintenance Program. Three gates will be installed in FY 2022 upon Council approval of the same Aviation Capital Improvement Fund.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for City Council consideration and action is the attached bid tabulation of six responses received for the purchase, delivery, and installation of six Automatic Gate Access Systems for Stinson Municipal Airport. The automatic gates will replace the existing chain driven gates. The lowest responsive bid was submitted by the Swift Corporation, LLC and is recommended for award.

Stinson Municipal Airport has eight automatic access gate entrances which are in use 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. Two entrances have already received new gates with hydraulic slide gate operators. The remaining six gates will be replaced with aluminum cantilever slide gates and hydraulic slide gate operators with vehicle and inductive detectors. Stinson Municipal Gates A1, A3 and A4, shall be installed and tested no later than August 24, 2021, and Gates A2, A5 and A6, shall be installed and tested no later than August 24, 2022.


ISSUE:

This contract will provide for the replacement of six automatic gate access systems for the Aviation Department at the Stinson Municipal Airport. Six entrances still have chain-driven gates which are over 15-years...

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