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July 27, 2023 City Council Regular Meeting
24. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for Armored Car Services from Brinks, Inc. in an Amount Not to Exceed $130,000. The contract will provide daily revenue collection services in the City's parking garages, minimizing the City’s liability in cash handling. (Parking & Mobility)
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This contract is to procure armored care services from Brinks Inc. in an amount not to exceed $130,000. The Parking & Mobility Department will use these services for the collection of daily revenue from seven (7) depositary safes located in the city-owned parking garages, the meter shop area, and the Transportation office.  In addition, six (6) pay stations have been installed in each city-owned parking garage for customers to pay in advance when going to their vehicle. 

The armor car service will provide collection services five (5) times per week (Monday – Friday) from each location, thus minimizing the city’s liability in cash handling. The following locations will have dropbox for collection.

  • Bryan Street Parking Garage
  • Eastern Wharf Parking Garage
  • Liberty Street Parking Garage
  • Robert E. Robinson Parking Garage
  • State Street Parking Garage
  • Whitaker Street Parking Garage
  • Meter Shop
  • Transportation Office


​The bid was advertised, opened, and reviewed. One (1) proposal was received. Delivery: As needed. Terms: Net 30 days.


The vendor is:

L.B. Brinks, Inc. (Coppell,TX)(D) $130,000

A pre-bid meeting was held and one (1) vendor attended. (D) Indicates non-local, non-DBE business.

Local vendors notified via the supplier portal: Yes

Total sent: 202

Total received: 1



Sean Brandon, Director, Mobility & Parking Services Department
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $130,000 from the Parking Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Armored Car Services.pdf
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - Armored Car Services.pdf
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