RESOLUTION

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 2ND ONE YEAR EXTENSION WITH

PENN POWER SYSTEMS

FOR EMERGENCY GENERATOR MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION SERVICES

 

R-03-20-34

            WHEREAS, specifications were completed by Pennoni Associates, Inc. (“Pennoni”) and bids were properly advertised by the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority (“GTMUA” and/or “Authority”) for Emergency Generator Maintenance and Inspection Services; and

            WHEREAS, three (3) companies submitted a response on April 10, 2018, for the specified work as follows:

 

VENDOR                                                                    BID AMOUNT

                       

1. Penn Power Systems                                                 $41,975.00

2. Warshauer Generator, LLC                                        $46,590.00

3. Cooper Power Systems                                             $49,400.00; and

            WHEREAS, a contract with Penn Power Systems (“Penn Power”) was awarded at the Authority’s Regular Meeting of April 19, 2018 (R-04-18-36); and

            WHEREAS, provisions for an extension of the contract were provided in the Technical Specifications; and

            WHEREAS, on February 28, 2020, Penn Power offered to extend the agreement for a 2nd additional one (1) year period with the original contract bid price and conditions;

            WHEREAS, on March 12, 2020, Thomas Leisse, PE, CME, Authority Engineer, opined that the services provided by Penn Power are being performed in an effective and efficient manner and recommended the contract be extended for a 2nd additional one (1) year period; and

            WHEREAS, the Authority’s Solicitor, Christopher F. Long, has reviewed the Contract and Technical Specifications, researched the applicable law, and has recommended in a legal opinion dated March 16, 2020 that a 2nd Contract extension may be granted to Penn Power for a one (1) year term; and 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Chairman and Board Members of the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority, as follows:

 

1.      The provisions of the WHEREAS clauses set forth above are incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof.

 

2.      The Members of the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority, in accordance with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-15, make the following factual determinations:

 

a.       The contract services by Penn Power are being performed in an effective and efficient manner;

 

b.      The original contract price is hereby extended. 

 

c.       The terms and conditions of the contract remain substantially the same.

 

3.      The Contract for Emergency Generator Maintenance and Inspection Services between the GTMUA and Penn Power is hereby extended for a one (1) additional year period to commence on April 1, 2020 and expire March 31, 2021.

 

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority certifies that funds are available for payment of this Contract.  The amount to be expended under this contract shall not exceed $41,975.00.  Funds will be charged against the Sewer Operating Fund.

 

                                                                        THE GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP

ATTEST:                                                       MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY

 

Frank Schmidt, Secretary                                Richard P. Calabrese, Chairman

 

 

            Certified that the above is a true and correct copy of a Resolution duly adopted by the Gloucester Township Municipal Utilities Authority at its Regular Meeting of March 19, 2020.

 

 

Marlene Hrynio, Administrative Secretary

Dated:  March 19, 2020