Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 112411
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File Number: 112411 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1042-11 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: PURCHASE OF FOUR BUSES UNDER THE ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN Introduced: 11/15/2011
Requester: Internal Services Cost: Final Action: 12/6/2011
Agenda Date: 12/6/2011 Agenda Item Number: 8F1
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION RATIFYING THE COUNTY MAYOR’S OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE ACTIONS, AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 2-8.2.7 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, IN APPROVING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH GILLIG LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,657,000 TO PURCHASE FOUR THIRTY-FOOT LOW FLOOR DIESEL TRANSIT BUSES FOR THE CITIES OF CORAL GABLES, MIAMI BEACH, AND TOWN OF CUTLER BAY, AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR AND ON BEHALF OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, AND TO EXERCISE ALL OTHER RIGHTS CONTAINED THEREIN
Indexes: BUS PURCHASE
Sponsors: NONE
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 12/6/2011 8F1 Adopted P

County Attorney 11/15/2011 Assigned Bruce Libhaber 11/16/2011

County Mayor 11/15/2011 Assigned County Attorney 12/6/2011
REPORT: Internal Services - Bruce Libhaber

County Mayor 11/15/2011 Assigned Ed Marquez 11/15/2011

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION RATIFYING THE COUNTY MAYOR’S OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE ACTIONS, AS AUTHORIZED BY SECTION 2-8.2.7 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, IN APPROVING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH GILLIG LLC IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,657,000 TO PURCHASE FOUR THIRTY-FOOT LOW FLOOR DIESEL TRANSIT BUSES FOR THE CITIES OF CORAL GABLES, MIAMI BEACH, AND TOWN OF CUTLER BAY, AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR AND ON BEHALF OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, AND TO EXERCISE ALL OTHER RIGHTS CONTAINED THEREIN

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WHEREAS, this Board desires to accomplish the purposes outlined in the accompanying memorandum, a copy of which is incorporated herein by reference,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board ratifies the actions of the County Mayor or County Mayor’s Designee, as authorized by Section 2-8.2.7 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, in approving the selection of Gillig LLC in substantially the form attached hereto and made a part hereof, in the amount of $1,657,000 for the purchase of four 30-foot low floor diesel buses for the cities of Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Town of Cutler Bay, authorizes the County Mayor or County Mayor’s designee to execute same for and on behalf of Miami-Dade County and any other rights contained therein.

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Date:

To: Honorable Chairman Joe A. Martinez
and Members, Board of County Commissioners

From: Honorable Carlos A. Gimenez
Mayor

Subject: Resolution Ratifying Action of the County Mayor or County Mayor’s Designee
Relating to the Purchase of Four Buses under the Economic Stimulus Plan

STAFF RECOMMENDATION
RECOMMENDATION
It is recommended that the Board of County Commissioners (Board) adopt the attached resolution ratifying the action of the County Mayor or County Mayor’s designee in executing an agreement with Gillig LLC in the amount of $1,657,000 to purchase four 30-foot low floor diesel buses for the cities of Coral Gables (one bus), and Miami Beach (two buses), and Town of Cutler Bay (one bus), as authorized by Section 2-8.2.7 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Economic Stimulus Ordinance.

SCOPE
The purchase of the buses will benefit the Cities of Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Town of Cutler Bay, impacting Commission Districts 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9.

FISCAL IMPACT/FUNDING SOURCE
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the Urbanized Area Formula Funding program (49 U.S.C. 5307), awarded Miami-Dade County $1,732,737 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to purchase buses for the Cities of Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Town of Cutler Bay. The County must purchase the buses as the recipient of the ARRA grant.

There is no fiscal impact to the County as the purchase is entirely funded by ARRA grant funds. Operating and maintenance costs are detailed below:

City Operations and Maintenance Miami Beach The buses purchased will be assigned to the existing Miami-Dade Transit Routes (Nos. 115/117) with no change in service.  There would be no change in current operating costs therefore creating no fiscal impact to the County. Coral Gables The City of Coral Gables will operate and maintain their buses. There is no fiscal impact to the County. Cutler Bay Miami-Dade Transit will use the bus purchased on the Town of Cutler Bay’s circulator route. Cutler Bay will pay the full operating cost of this route, thus there is no fiscal impact to the County.

TRACK RECORD / MONITOR
The staff member assigned to manage this contract is Fred Shields, Special Projects Administrator II, MDT Bus Maintenance.  The staff member responsible for managing this ARRA grant is Suzanne Salichs, Manager, MDT Grants Division.


DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY
The authority of the County Mayor or County Mayor’s Designee to execute and implement this contract is consistent with those authorities granted under Section 2-8.2.7 of the Code of Miami-Dade County.

MANAGER'S BACKGROUND
BACKGROUND
The, FTA under the Urbanized Area Formula Funding program (49 U.S.C. 5307), awarded Miami-Dade County $1,732,737 under ARRA to purchase buses for the Cities of Coral Gables, Miami Beach, and Town of Cutler Bay. In accordance with Section 2-8.2.7 of the Code, the County accessed a competitively awarded contract by the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority d/b/a LYNX on June 27, 2011 to purchase the four buses. The buses are scheduled to be delivered before June 2012. The buses for City of Miami Beach and Town of Cutler Bay will be operated and maintained by MDT. The City of Coral Gables will operate and maintain its bus. The County will hold title to all the buses.

The LYNX contract includes FTA provisions, including Buy America requirements. Accessing this competitively established contract allows the County to purchase the four buses, and expedite their deployment. This will assist the three municipalities to provide improved public transportation.


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Deputy Mayor



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