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August 12, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting
19. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Office and General Furnishings for the Enmarket Arena with Center Office Systems Inc. (Local) in the Amount of $627,677. Over 1,000 items will be Procured, Including 800 Chairs, 6 Sofas and Loveseats, 130 Tables and other Items that will be Placed Throughout the Arena. Facility will Open in February 2022. Expenditure Included in Project Budget.
Strategic Priority
Good Government

Recommend approval of a contract for office and general furnishings for the New Arena with Center Office Systems Inc. in the amount of $627,677.

The furniture includes over 1,000 items; including more than 800 chairs, 6 sofas and loveseats, and 130 tables throughout the arena.  The arena is slated for opening in February, 2022 therefore the furniture is scheduled for delivery in December, 2021.

The bid was advertised as Savannah First, opened, and reviewed. Delivery: As needed. Terms: Net 30 days. The bidders were:

L.B.         Center Office Systems Inc. (Savannah, GA)(B)            $627,677

               Office Services (Savannah, GA)(B)                               $691,863.15


A pre-bid conference was not conducted. L.B. indicates low bidder. (B) indicates local, non-DBE owned business.  Recommend approval.



Bret Bell, Assistant to the City Manager
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $627,677 from the Capital Improvement Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes.pdf
Exhibit 3: Arena Office and General Furniture Specs.pdf
Exhibit 4: Fee Sheet.pdf
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