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450-A2-TRASH RECEPTACLES (TCI) AND TWO WHEELED REFUSE CONTAINERS
Start Date: 11/2007
End Date: 04/2014
Section 1 - Special Instructions and Conditions 1.1 DESCRIPTION: 450-A2 Trash Receptacles from TCI Two Wheel Refuse Containers/Carts 1.2 TYPE OF CONTRACT: Automated Firm Price with Escalation at renewal. 1.3 TERM OF CONTRACT: The term of this contract is November 8, 2007 thru March 31, 2010. First renewal period - April 1, 2009 thru March 31, 2010 (Exercised) Second renewal period - April 1, 2010 thru March 31, 2011 (Exercised) Contract Extension: April 1, 2011 thru August 31, 2011 Contract Extension: September 1, 2011 thru November 30, 2011 Contract Extension: December 1, 2011 thru February 29, 2012 Contract Extension: February 29, 2012 thru June 30, 2012 Contract Extension: July 1, 2012 thru October 31, 2012 Contract Extension: November 1, 2012 thru February 28, 2013 Contract Extension: March 1, 2013 thru June 30, 2013 Contract Extension: July 1, 2013 thru October 31, 2013 Contract Extension: November 1, 2013 thru January 31, 2014 Contract Extension: February 1, 2014 thru April 30, 2014. 1.4 DELIVERY FOR TCI TRASH RECEPTACLES: 90-120 Days after receipt of order DELIVERY FOR TWO WHEEL CARTS: 45 days after receipt of order 1.5 MINIMUM ORDER - TWO WHEEL CONTAINERS: 50 each 1.6 SPOT PURCHASE OPTION: Not applicable to TCI products TWO WHEEL CONTAINERS - State agencies may spot purchase if need is less than 50 each. Orders should not be split to meet this requirement. 1.7 SHIPPING INFORMATION: TCI SHIPMENTS: PLUS FREIGHT SHIPPING INFORMATION APPLICABLE TO TWO WHEEL CONTAINERS ONLY: Orders totaling $1,000.00 or more shipped to a single destination: F.O.B. destination, freight prepaid and allowed Orders totaling less than $1,000.00 shipped freight prepaid and added as a separate item on invoice. Qualified ordering entities must not be charged freight for partial shipments of any order with a net total of $1000.00. 1.9 WARRANTY: Two wheel carts: Manufacturer's Standard Warranty or 10 years, whichever is longer. 1.10 PRICE CHANGES: Prices will remain firm until August 31, 2008. Prices may be decreased at any time after award. 1.11 CPA CONTRACT MANAGER: Any questions concerning the terms and conditions and technical specifications shall be directed in writing to the address below. DANA L. EDWARDS, CTPM Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Texas Procurement and Support Services Division P. O. Box 13186 Austin, TX 78711-3186 PHONE: (512) 463-2563 FAX: (512) 475-0851 1.12 PURCHASE ORDERS: Only contract purchase orders issued by the TPASS or orders issued through a TPASS contract are eligible for contract pricing. 1.13 ASSEMBLY CHARGES FOR TWO WHEEL CONTAINERS: OTTO INDUSTRIES, INC.: Does not offer assembly. REHRIG PACIFIC COMPANY: Does not offer assembly. TOTER, INC.: Assembly pricing available using the following commodity codes: 450-34-90001- Minimum Order of 2,500 required 450-34-90002- For Municipalities with an applicable Living Wage Ordinance Minimum Order of 2,500 required 1.14 STYLE DESCRIPTIONS/INFORMATION FOR TWO WHEEL CONTAINERS: Detailed Style descriptions available on each line item. Additional information regarding Styles: Style 1. A semi-automated lifting area shall be integrally molded and recessed within the body of the cart. a. The locking bar shall be designed to freely rotate a full 360 degrees and shall be constructed of zinc-coated, cadmium, or plated steel to prevent rust and corrosion. Devices used to secure the locking bar in place must fit snugly, be of durable material, remain securely in place, and allow the complete 360 degree rotation of the locking bar. b. No permanent deformation to the holes in the semi-automated lifting area of the cart, which support the locking bar, shall occur when a force is applied sufficient to bend the metal locking bar more than 1 inch. c. The hole for the locking bar shall not have a greater diameter than 1/16 inch of the size of the locking bar. d. The locking bar shall extend a minimum of 1-1/2 inch beyond the point at which it penetrates the wall of the cart body or attachment point on both sides. The ends of the bar shall not touch the inside wall of the cart when the bar is pushed to the extreme left or right. Style 2. Same as Style 1 except, the locking bar shall be integrally molded for and be a part of the cart body. Style 3. A cart manufactured without pickup point for use with fully automated lifting mechanism MARKINGS: At contract user's option, the cart shall have a name molded into its lid as a minimum or its body or both in letters at approximately 1-1/2" high. The information will take the following format as an example: "Property of the State of Texas." Any limitation on the number or size of letters used in the molding process shall be stated in the bid response section. The minimum order for implementing this option at no cost to buyer shall be stated in the area labeled accessories. SERIAL NUMBER: At the contract user's option, each cart shall be hot stamped with a unique serial number at approximately 1" high on the front body of the cart. Each serial number will be unique to the individual cart for each ordering entity and match the following format: The 1st two numbers shall be the last two digits of the year manufactured, and the last six numbers shall be a sequential manufacturing number of all carts manufactured for a specific ordering entity. The minimum order for having this option at no cost to the ordering entity is stated in the area labeled accessories. SPECIALIZED TOOLS: One (1) set of any specialized tools which may be required to assemble any carts provided shall be provided to the ordering entity by contractor at no cost to user for outright ownership.