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File #: CC-19-802    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/25/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/13/2019 Final action:
Title: Request City Council to Issue a Purchase Order for FY19/20 with Siemens Mobility, Inc. in the amount of $34,258.34 for the Purchase and Installation of the Backup Battery System, City Project 190803.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1-CCO No 1.pdf, 2. Disclosure Form - Siemens Mobility.pdf
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For City Council Meeting [August 13, 2019]
TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council
APPROVAL: Rod Foster, City Administrator
FROM: Sean Grayson, Acting Public Works Director

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Request City Council to Issue a Purchase Order for FY19/20 with Siemens Mobility, Inc. in the amount of $34,258.34 for the Purchase and Installation of the Backup Battery System, City Project 190803.

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BACKGROUND:
On January 29, 2019, the City Council awarded a Contract Service Agreement to Siemens Mobility, Inc. in the amount of $232,327.64 for the purchase and installation of the Backup Battery System at 68 signalized locations in the City, City Project 190803.

ANALYSIS/DISCUSSION:
The City of Rialto currently operates and maintains 95 traffic signals. Traffic signal maintenance and repair requires ongoing and regular field preventive maintenance which also includes a Battery Back-Up System (BBS). The life expectancy of the BBS ranges from three (3) to five (5) years. In the instance of a power outage, the BBS would operate the traffic signal as a flasher or in normal operation until the power is restored back by the utility company. Most of the BBS's in the City are approaching their life expectancy and are in need of replacement.

The funding for the BBS was made possible with the assistance of Assembly Member Eloise Gomez Reyes, District 47, at a roundtable meeting held on April 25, 2017. At the meeting, City Managers submitted a list of projects requesting funding from the State of California for various projects in their respective cities to assist with emergency services. On June 15, 2018, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services notified the City with an award total of $1,705,000, including $300,000 for the BBS to assist Rialto with emergency services.

During the installation of the Battery Back-up system, the following issues were discovered at the following four (4) intersections.

1. First Street and Willow Avenue- Existing Interrupted Power (UPS) woul...

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