I. CONSENT AGENDA
To: Mayor Teresa Jacobs
and the Board of County Commissioners
F(~ffi'L Carrie Mathes, Manager, Procurement Division
Contact: Sheri Blanton, Forensic Senior Program Manager, Medical
Subject: Award of Invitation for Bids Y18-1037-AH, Computed Tomography
Scanner for Orange County Medical Examiner
Approval to award Invitation for Bids Y18-1037-AH, Computed Tomography
Scanner for Orange County Medical Examiner, to the low responsive and
responsible bidder, CMS Imaging, Incorporated, in the total contract award
amount of $534,830.
To provide a computed tomography (CT) scanner inclusive of gantry, extended
table, operator control and review workstation, software and associated picture
archiving and communication system, installation, training, and five years of
warranty, maintenance, and support.
Funding is available in account numbers, 0001-060-2530-6410 and 0001-060-
The Medical Examiner's Office concurs with this recommendation.
Two bids were received in response to this Invitation for Bids and were evaluated
for responsiveness, responsibility, and price. Price reasonableness has been
determined through comparing market rates of similar equipment and contacting
other medical examiner offices who have purchased CT scanners. Inquiries
included the Travis County Medical Examiner in Austin, Texas, Offices of the
Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore, Maryland and Tulsa, Oklahoma, as well as
the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque, New Mexico.