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|February 24, 2022 City Council Regular Meeting|
9. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Sports Equipment with Thompson Sports Shop (Local) in the Amount up to $125,000. Sports equipment will be used for teams participating in youth sports programs. The items are being purchased as part of the City's initiative to improve recreation programs and services to the public and will allow the City to better support volunteer coaches.
Recommend approval to procure sports equipment from Thompson Sports Shop (Savannah, GA)(B) in the amount up to $125,000
The Recreation & Leisure Services will use the sports equipment for teams participating in youth sports programs. The equipment will be used for cheerleading, football, baseball, track, and basketball. The items included are balls, helmets, pads, uniforms, and bats. These items are being purchased as part of the City’s initiative to improve recreation programs and services to the public and will allow the City to better support volunteer coaches and teams by helping reduce the cost of equipment. Reusable inventory will remain the property of the City of Savannah and be distributed to teams participating in the City’s youth sports program for use during the season, with storage and maintenance managed by the Recreation and Leisure Services Department where appropriate.
This procurement was made through piggybacking of a Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools contract with Thompson Sport. Piggybacking purchasing is authorized as an appropriate procurement method in Division 10 Section 4-4152 of the City of Savannah’s purchasing ordinance.
The contract was competitively bid and awarded by Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools. A master agreement with Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools was signed for a one-year term with two renewal options.
Delivery: As requested. Terms: Net 30 days. The vendor is:
P.B. Thompson Sport Shop (Savannah, GA)(B) $125,000
A pre-proposal meeting was not conducted as these goods are being procured through the use of a piggyback purchasing agreement. (B) indicates local, non-DBE owned business.
Kelly Ledbetter, Director, Recreation and Leisure Services
Expenditure of $125,000 from the General Fund
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Sport Equipment
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - Sport Equipment