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2009-211-1157 - Air B School Bus Transportation City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: November 10, 2009 Item Type: Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: Yes No Ordinance Reading: 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: Yes No Yes No X Funding Source: General Fund – Parks creation artment & Re p De Advertising Requirement: Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: ITB#0809009 Bus Transportation Services X Sponsor Name Dr. Danny Cre City Manager w, Department: Parks & Recreation Department Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO AIR B SCHOOL BUS TRANSPORTATION, INC., ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS, NOT TO EXCEED THE BUDGETED AMOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE Staff Summary: Background The City Council authorized the City Manager to issue Purchase Orders to Air B School Bus Transportation, Inc. located in Miami, Florida on January 14, 2009. Resolution number 2009-018-963 authorized the expenditure of $140,000.00 through September 30, 2009. Current Situation The City’s Parks and Recreation Department continues to handle programming which includes after school programs, summer/holiday camp programs and senior programming. These programs have increased by an average of 20% this year. Bus services are required for transporting the participants during these programs. The City’s current contract with Air B School Bus Transportation, Inc. for bus service is a two year contract with two (2) renewal periods for a total of four years, from 2009-2013. ITEM J-6) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION P.O. to Air B School Bus Transporation Inc. 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Proposed Action: City staff recommends that City Council approve the attached resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a purchase order to Air B School Bus Transportation, Inc. to provide transportation services for recreational programs in an amount not to exceed the budgeted amount of $145,000.00. Attachment: None