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In addition, the vehicles were available for delivery within six to eight weeks, much less time than the typical six to nine months.
The replacement of the overhead door of barracks 2 is rejected
In a rare division, council rejected a contract to replace two garage doors at Fire Station No. 2, 2707 E. William St., over concerns about the tendering process.
With a 4-3 vote, the board rejected a $ 68,400 contract with the Bloomington-based Felmley-Dickerson Company.
Councilors Ed Culp, David Horn, Chuck Kuhle and Rodney Walker voted “no”, while Moore Wolfe, Councilor Bill Faber and Councilor Lisa Gregory voted “yes”.
Felmley-Dickerson was the second lowest bidder, with city staff choosing their bid over Decatur-based Christy-Foltz due to the latter’s inability to meet the demands of the minority company (MBE ) from the city.
Christy-Foltz’s offer was $ 61,718.
The city requires contractors to make good faith efforts to achieve the city’s goal of 10% of the project amount going to MBE subcontractors and 18% of the total hours to be worked by contractors. minority employees.
Felmley-Dickerson hit that 10% threshold while Christly Foltz only hit 2% while not appearing to be making a good faith effort, according to city documents.