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File #: 22-5460    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract - Award Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/2/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request by the Office of the Purchasing Agent for approval of an award on the basis of only bid to Stracon Group Inc. in the amount of $100,300 for lead testing kit, accessories and related items for Public Health Services (ARPA funding) for the period of September 13, 2022 - August 31, 2023, with four one-year renewal options (220233), Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: 0% - Specialized, Technical, or Unique in Nature.
Attachments: 1. 22-5460 Award Job No. 220233 Stracon Group Inc.
Department: Purchasing
Department Head/Elected Official: DeWight Dopslauf

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Contract - Award

Project ID (if applicable): 220233
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Stracon Group Inc.

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): 0%
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: 0% - Specialized, Technical, or Unique in Nature

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by the Office of the Purchasing Agent for approval of an award on the basis of only bid to Stracon Group Inc. in the amount of $100,300 for lead testing kit, accessories and related items for Public Health Services (ARPA funding) for the period of September 13, 2022 - August 31, 2023, with four one-year renewal options (220233), Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: 0% - Specialized, Technical, or Unique in Nature.
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Background and Discussion:
On February 8, 2022, Commissioner's Court approved the use of ARPA Local Fiscal Recovery funding in the amount of $20,000,000 and 20 positions effective February 12, 2022, to implement the expansion of the Lead Abatement and Prevention Program. Obtaining certified lead firms to conduct lead abatement activities for Harris County residents and child occupied facilities is essential in the implementation of the approved Lead Abatement and Prevention Program.

The Lead Abatement and Prevention Program will offer services to all qualified participants. Blood lead screenings will be offered at predetermined locations throughout the county as we collaborate with existing
HCPH clinic sites and new outreach partners in our vulnerable communities. Blood lead testing will also be performed in schools in our vulnerable and low-income communities. The overall intent of the lead testing component is to ease the transportation burden of our impacted communities as we will be bringing the services to them. If a child or pregnant woman meets or...

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