Intended Sole Source Purchase: Polaris Integrated Library System Software Renewals and Maintenance

Date Posted: 1/16/2020 to 1/27/2020
 
Project #: SS200118MKP
 
Contact:   Mary Patterson
  Lee County Procurement Management
  2115 Second St., 1st Floor
  Fort Myers, FL 33901
  239-533-8876
 
The description of services intended for purchase from a sole source is posted in accordance with section 287.057(3)(c), Florida Statutes and will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days.
 
Commodity or Service Required: 
The purchase for Polaris Integrated Library System Software Renewals and Maintenance
 
Description: 
The Lee County Library is seeking to execute a sole source for Polaris Integrated Library System from Innovative Interfaces, Inc.  The purchase includes the license renewal and maintenance of Polaris Integrated Library System software, which integrates all aspects of the library system: circulation, acquisitions, cataloging, customer data management, serials, check-ins, and online access to the electronic databases. 
 
Intended Sole Source:
Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
 
Justification for Sole Source Acquisition:
The Lee County Library System has used the Polaris Integrated Library System for over 10 years. Innovative Interfaces, Inc. is the sole supplier for all application software products and services running on the Polaris platform. 
 
Recommended Procurement Approach: 
For the reasons stated above, Lee County Procurement Management intends to utilize the Sole Source Procurement method to contract with Innovative Interfaces, Inc. for supplying the above.
 
Respond to:
If your firm feels they have the ability to supply the above, please contact Mary Patterson, Lee County Division of Procurement @ mpatterson@leegov.com for future purchase review.

Intended Single Source Purchase: Machinex Conveyor Package, Equipment Upgrades & Installation

Date Posted: 1/21/20 to 1/29/20
 
Project #: SS200126MKP
 
Contact:   Mary Patterson
  Lee County Procurement Management
  2115 Second St., 1st Floor
  Fort Myers, FL 33901
  239-533-8876
 
The description of services intended for purchase from a sole source is posted in accordance with section 287.057(3)(c), Florida Statutes and will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days.
 
Commodity or Service Required: 
The purchase of Machinex conveyor packages, equipment upgrades & mechanical & electrical installation
 
Description: 
Lee County Solid Waste is seeking to execute a single source for Machinex full conveyor packages, equipment upgrades, & mechanical & electrical installation. The purchase includes the design, fabrication & shipping of full conveyor packages replacing conveyors C-3, C-6, C-8, & C-13 at 10500 Buckingham Rd, Ft. Myers, FL 33971. The work includes the mechanical & electrical installation (disconnect & reconnect wiring), & the start-up of new equipment. For the four conveyors, Machinex will upgrade with a supercrew splice, any necessary control panels, and perform any re-wiring needed to accomplish turnkey operation.
 
Intended Single Source:
Machinex Technologies, Inc.
Justification for Single Source Acquisition:
The justification based on the computer program inside the control panels is proprietary to Machinex and is password protected. The department maintains OEM equipment; non-OEM machinery will not necessarily be 100% compatible with OEM Equipment and programing.  
Recommended Procurement Approach: 
For the reasons stated above, Lee County Procurement Management intends to utilize the Single Source Procurement method to contract with Machinex Technologies, Inc. for supplying the above.
Respond to:
If your firm feels they have the ability to supply the above, please contact Mary Patterson, Lee County Division of Procurement @ mpatterson@leegov.com for future purchase review.