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File #: R-2020-058    Version: 1 Name: Purchase of Six Lifeguard Towers
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/20/2020 In control: Department of Fire Rescue & Beach Safety
On agenda: 4/22/2020 Final action: 4/22/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Issue A Purchase Order For Catalogue Purchases Of Two First Aid Stations And Six Lifeguard Towers From Post And Beam, LLC, In An Amount Not To Exceed $698,368.00, In Accordance With Section 38.40(C)(8) Of The City's Purchasing Ordinance (Best Interest).
Attachments: 1. Ress Purchase of Six Lifeguard Towers.pdf, 2. PO- Post Beam LLC - Fire Rescue Beach Safety.pdf, 3. Quote from Post Beam - Purchase of Six Lifeguard Towers.pdf, 4. TermSheetPOPostBeamLifeguardTowersBestInterest.pdf
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Approving And Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Issue A Purchase Order For Catalogue Purchases Of Two First Aid Stations And Six Lifeguard Towers From Post And Beam, LLC, In An Amount Not To Exceed $698,368.00, In Accordance With Section 38.40(C)(8) Of The City's Purchasing Ordinance (Best Interest).


Strategic Plan Focus
Public Safety


Body

Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
Our Lifeguard Towers and First Aid Stations are twenty years or older. Their useful lifespan is nearing the end or has already for some. Some of the issues we have been experiencing include wood rot, peeling paint, rusting hardware and steel fittings, and structural issues.

It was decided five years ago to pursue replacing the units within the Community Redevelopment Agency district first as funds were available and this project tied into the ongoing projects on the beach being funded through the CRA.

An architectural firm, CPZ Architects, was selected after going through a proposal review and they produced an iconic design. This design proved too costly to build but one of the bidders on the project, Post & Beam, subsequently produced a catalog with several tower models and options. Post & Beam was contracted through a catalog purchase to build six first aid stations and fifteen lifeguard towers for the CRA. Some design concepts from the CPZ Architects iconic design where incorporated into the Post & Beam catalog units.

There are two First Aid Stations and six Lifeguard Towers outside the CRA district. These units are the same age as the units within the CRA district and are showing the same signs of aging. The City has provided funds to replace these units for FY 2020.

Fiscal Impact:
The total purchase cost of $698,368 includes $218,000 for two First Aid Stations, $464,400 for six Lifeguard Towers, and $15,968 for the purchase and installation of th...

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