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File #: 22-578    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2022 Departments: COUNTY EXECUTIVE
On agenda: 7/26/2022 Final action: 7/26/2022
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of the Project Development Unit, or designee, to execute purchase orders with VWR International, LLC to procure, furnish, install, and relocate furniture, laboratory equipment, and supplies for the San Mateo Health Campus Project in an amount not to exceed $500,000.
Attachments: 1. 20220726_r_PDP04-VWR-PSA-FFE-RESO-20220726_20220630 edited ZS v1.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Executive
Adam Ely, Project Development Unit Director
Subject: Purchase Orders with VWR International for Furniture, Supplies, and Equipment Purchases for the San Mateo Health Campus Project

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing the Director of the Project Development Unit, or designee, to execute purchase orders with VWR International, LLC to procure, furnish, install, and relocate furniture, laboratory equipment, and supplies for the San Mateo Health Campus Project in an amount not to exceed $500,000.

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BACKGROUND:
In March 2017, this Board approved the San Mateo Health Campus Project (Project) which includes, inter alia, renovation of the nursing wing ground floor and central plant to relocate essential services, demolition of campus administration buildings built in 1950s, and construction of a new administration building.

The County Public Health Laboratory resides in the Health Services Administration Building that will be demolished as part of the Project. The laboratory will be relocated to the new Administration building. Some existing lab furnishings and equipment is in reasonable condition and can be reused in the new location, however, a substantial number of new furnishings and equipment must be purchased new.

DISCUSSION:
The Public Health Laboratory uses VWR International, LLC (VWR) as its vendor for lab furnishings, equipment, and supplies. VWR is a market leading vendor for lab furnishings, equipment, and supplies and offers key benefits that include competitive discounted rates as agreed upon in a Master Agreement, reuse of existing furnishings rather than purchasing all new equipment, and substantial cost savings.

Pursuant to Resolution 077462, this Board provided initial authority to the Director of the Project Development Unit (PDU) to execute purchase orders for necessa...

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