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|May 12, 2022 City Council Regular Meeting|
19. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Landfill Cover Material with Savannah River Utilities (LOCAL) in an Amount up to $1,485,000. This contract will provide cover material for usage at the Dean Forest Road Landfill. The soil covering acts as a seal to the compacted waste and prevents rodents and other animals from getting into the landfill. (Sanitation Department)
This is an annual contract to purchase landfill cover material as needed from Savannah River Utilities (4140 A Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, GA) in an amount up to $1,485,000. This contract will be used by the City of Savannah’s Sanitation Department – Refuse Disposal Division to provide cover material for usage at the Dean Forest Road Landfill. Landfills are covered with six inches of compressed soil daily. The soil covering acts as a seal to the compacted waste and prevents rodents (i.e. rats, mice), and other animals such as birds, and flying insects from getting into the landfill. As a permitted facility, daily cover is required in accordance with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) rules. Quantity requirements range from 12,000 to 15,000 tons annually.
The contract expires May 11, 2023, and has four renewal options available.
Bid was advertised, opened, and reviewed. Delivery: As needed. Terms: Net 30 days. Bidders were:
L.B. Savannah River Utilities (4140 A Ogeechee Rd, Savannah, GA)(B) $1,485,000
02. SABE, Inc (101 N. Gamble Rd. STE. D Savannah, GA)(A) $1,760,000
A pre-proposal was not conducted. (A) Indicates local, DBE-owned business. (B) Indicates local non-DBE-owned business.
Local vendors notified via the supplier portal: Yes
Total sent: 394
Total received: 2
Gene Prevatt, Senior Director, Sanitation Department
Expenditure of $1,485,000 from the Sanitation Fund/Refuse Disposal/Other Contractual Services.
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Landfill Cover Material
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - Landfill Cover Material