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Sparks City Council Meeting 6/11/2018

Consent Items: 8.2

Title: Consideration and possible approval of the purchase of replacement parts for Raw Sewage Pump Number 1 at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility (TMWRF) from Nevada Seal and Pump in an amount not to exceed $157,945.
Petitioner/Presenter: John A. Martini, P.E. – Community Services Director/Kim Laber – TMWRF Maintenance Manager
Recommendation: Staff recommends City Council approve the purchase of replacement pump components from Nevada Seal and Pump in the amount of $157,945.
Financial Impact: No impact to the General Fund. Fund 5605, Program 131505, fund 604070
Total Costs: $157,945.00
Fund: Joint Treatment Plant    Account: 604070
Program: TMWRF Operations (131505)
Amount: $157,945.00    Budget Status: Budget Exists
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
    
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

City staff is asking the City Council to approve the purchase of replacement parts for a raw sewage pump at TMWRF from Nevada Seal and Pump in the amount of $157,945. 



Background:

The Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility utilizes four raw sewage pumps to convey the incoming wastewater to the grit facility. These pumps were installed in 1992 and are showing extensive wear on the volute and base due to normal operation. Raw Sewage Pump Number 4’s volute and base were replaced in late 2014.  These same components were replaced on Raw Sewage Pump Number 3 in 2017. This purchase will address the replacement of the pump's volute and base of Raw Sewage Pump Number 1.  Replacing these pump components increases the pump’s efficiency and reliability while lowering the power demand.



Analysis:

Because the pump parts are proprietary they can only be purchased through the factory authorized representative, Nevada Seal and Pump. The attached quote includes the freight from the factory to TMWRF.



Alternatives:
  1. The City Council could approve the purchase as presented by staff.
  2. The City Council could reject the purchase and provide direction to the City Manager.


Recommended Motion:

I move to approve the purchase of replacement parts for Raw Sewage Pump Number 1 at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility (TMWRF) from Nevada Seal and Pump in an amount not to exceed $157,945.



Attached Files:
     01-Est_4776_from_Nevada_Seal__Pump_908512.pdf
     02-NSP FM Authorization Letter.pdf

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