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File #: 2021-057    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/25/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVING A COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH AMAZON BUSINESS FOR SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT IN NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT OF $40,000 PER YEAR (CITY COUNCIL).
Attachments: 1. RFP No. MG20-81, 2. Contract No. MA3457, 3. Evaluation Documentation
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER APPROVING A COOPERATIVE PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH AMAZON BUSINESS FOR SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT IN NOT TO EXCEED AMOUNT OF $40,000 PER YEAR (CITY COUNCIL).

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I. SUMMARY

City department's use competitively solicited cooperative agreements by other government jurisdictions or public agencies to maximize cost savings and efficiently use staff resources when purchasing goods and services. Omnia Partners, Public Sector ("Omnia Partners") awarded contract no.MA3457 to Amazon Business for online marketplace services and easy-access to business-relevant products, supplies and products required by our City departments. Staff is recommending approving the use of Omnia Partners' cooperative purchasing agreement with Amazon Business for an amount not to exceed $40,000 per fiscal year.

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

TAKE the following action:
1. WAIVE the formal bidding procedures as defined by the Carson Municipal Code, Chapter 6, Section 2610, as allowed by Section 2611 (g)
2. AUTHORIZE the City of Carson to utilize a Cooperative Purchasing Agency, Omnia Partners, as allowed by Section 2611 (g) and award of purchase orders for materials, supplies and equipment from Amazon Business for the period February 17, 2021 to May 5, 2025 for an amount not-to-exceed $40,000 per fiscal year.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE any other action the City Council deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

Amazon Business is an online marketplace that delivers local governments and public agencies cost-savings solutions that simplify procurement and help drive compliance with purchasing requirements. Amazon Business allows flexibility, selection and convenience for expedient delivery of supplies and equipment such as IT products, breakroom products, office supplies, janitorial and sanitation supplies, maintenance, repair and operations supplies and recreation supplies. The City receives certa...

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