A RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF EQUIPMENT FOR THE RECYCLING FACILITY
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors established a construction and demolition debris recycling center in order to maintain sufficient revenues to support the landfill and to extend the future life of the landfill; and
WHEREAS, significant quantities of cardboard are expected that will exceed the current labor-intensive sorting and baling operationís ability to process; and
WHEREAS, with minor building improvements an automated sorting and baling operation will allow a significant increase in both the types and quantities of materials recycled; and
WHEREAS, a Request for Proposals for the purchase and installation of recycling equipment was issued and four proposals received in September 2006; and
WHEREAS, the staff has completed its review of the proposals and recommends an award of this contract; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 12th day of April 2007, That the Fauquier County Administrator be, and is hereby, authorized to enter into a contract with PBE, Inc. in the amount of $567,127 for the purchase and installation of an automated recycling system, and to complete related building modifications for a total project cost of $611,290.