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File #: 2021-008   
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 12/23/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/14/2021 Final action: 1/14/2021
Title: Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with Unifirst Corporation for the purchase of uniforms and related services.
Attachments: 1. Resolution, 2. Exhibit A, 3. Form 1295

Title

Consider a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with Unifirst Corporation for the purchase of uniforms and related services.

 

Body

Employee uniforms are provided for professional representation and to ensure a consistent appropriate image to the public. To ensure cost savings to the City, the Purchasing Department is utilizing the Sourcewell Cooperative bidding procedures to award to Unifirst Corporation. Unifirst has been providing the City with uniform rental and cleaning services since 2008. After reviewing the current services, options and pricing, staff recommends the City continue with Unifirst for the term of this contract which will expire in May 2024.

 

This contract covers uniforms for approximately 171 of the City’s field and service staff. Public Safety uniforms are covered under a separate vendor agreement.

 

The City currently spends about $130,000 per year on uniform services Citywide. The costs are paid from the respective department's operating budget.

 

Cost: Not to exceed $575,000.00 over 4 year contract

Funding Source: Various department budgets