Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0452    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Perkin Elmer Health Sciences, Inc., Shelton, Connecticut in the amount of $52,454.50 for the purchase of a graphite furnace for the Lake County Public Works Department including training and annual maintenance.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/15/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Perkin Elmer Health Sciences, Inc., Shelton, Connecticut in the amount of $52,454.50 for the purchase of a graphite furnace for the Lake County Public Works Department including training and annual maintenance.
Attachments: 1. 22-0452 Final RFP, 2. 22-0452 Scoring Matrix for Board Approval, 3. 22-0452 Vendor Disclosure Form
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Joint resolution authorizing a contract with Perkin Elmer Health Sciences, Inc., Shelton, Connecticut in the amount of $52,454.50 for the purchase of a graphite furnace for the Lake County Public Works Department including training and annual maintenance.

Staff Summary
* The current graphite furnace at the Lake County Environmental laboratory is unable to be repaired and needs to be replaced in order to continue running metals analyses in the laboratory.
* The current graphite furnace has reached its end of life according to the manufacturer and replacement parts are no longer produced to repair this piece of equipment.
* A Request for Proposal was extended to 9 vendors, responses were received from 2 vendors, and 1 vendor was short-listed for finalist interviews.
* Based on the criteria set forth in the Request for Proposals, the evaluation committee selected Perkin Elmer Health Sciences, Inc., as the most qualified vendor.
* The contract includes the purchase of the graphite furnace in the amount of $49,701.80, training services in the amount of $2,752.70 for a total contract cost of $52,454.50.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, the current graphite furnace at the Lake County Environmental laboratory is unable to be repaired and needs to be replaced in order to continue running metals analyses in the laboratory; and

WHEREAS, the current graphite furnace has reached its end of life according to the manufacturer and replacement parts are no longer produced to repair this piece of equipment; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, a Request for Proposal was extended to 9 vendors, responses were received from 2 vendors, and 1 vendor was short-listed for finalist interviews; and

WHEREAS, based on the criteria set forth in the Request for Proposals, the evaluation committee selected Perkin Elmer Health Sciences, Inc., as the most qualified vendor.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illino...

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