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Agenda Item - 6.d.

City of Garden Grove


To:Scott C. Stiles

From:William E. Murray
Dept.:City Manager 

Dept.: Public Works 

Authorize the issuance of a purchase order to Pres Tech Equipment Company to provide and install a PT-26-G Valve Exerciser and an 8'x10' Valve Truck Body.  (Cost: $54,607.35) (Action Item)



To secure City Council authorization to purchase a PT-26-G Valve Exerciser and an 8’ X 10’ Valve Truck Body, per IFB No. S-1242, from Pres Tech Equipment Company.


The City water staff exercises water gate valves throughout the City’s water system. The existing water gate valve machine is approximately 15 years old and replacement parts are difficult to find due to age of the valve exerciser.


IFB No. S-1242 was advertised on October 12, 2018, and closed on November 14, 2018.  One bid was found to be responsive.  The bid result is as follows:


Company Name

Total Bid Amount

Pres Tech

Equipment Company



Funds for this purchase in the amount of $54,607.35 are available in the Water Enterprise Fund in the current FY 2018-19 Water Services Budget. The retired unit will be sold at the current scrap metal market value.


It is recommended that the City Council:


  •  Authorize the City Manager or his designee to issue a purchase order to Pres Tech Equipment Company, in the amount of $54,607.35, to provide and install a PT-26-G Valve Exerciser and  8' x 10' Valve Truck Body. 




By:  Les Ruitenschild, Water Distribution Supervisor