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File #: 2018-644    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/9/2018 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 3/28/2018 Final action: 3/28/2018
Title: RFB 1124 Hauling of Biosolids to Disposal Sites Custom Ecology of Ohio, Inc.
Sponsors: Suzanne Coffey (WRRF)
Indexes: Wastewater Operations
Attachments: 1. Biosolids Hauling No Response Follow Up_28March18 JG FINAL March 9, 2. Biosolids Hauling Pricing Tabulation_28March18 JG FINAL March 9, 3. Biosolids Hauling Procurement Checklist_28March18 JG FINAL March 9
Title
RFB 1124 Hauling of Biosolids to Disposal Sites
Custom Ecology of Ohio, Inc.

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Agenda of: March 28, 2018
Item No.: 2018-644
Amount: $4,241,600.00


TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: March 9, 2018

RE: RFB 1124 Hauling of Biosolids to Disposal Sites - Custom Ecology of Ohio, Inc.
MOTION

Upon recommendation of Suzanne Coffey, Chief Planning Officer, Interim Chief Operating Officer - Wastewater, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) authorizes the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to enter into an Agreement for Hauling of Biosolids to Disposal Sites with Custom Ecology of Ohio at a cost not to exceed $2,120,800.00 for two years with two one-year renewal options at $1,060,400.00 per year for a total of $4,241,600.00 and authorizes the Chief Executive Officer to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

BACKGROUND

On those occasions when sludge production exceeds available biosolids dryer facility and incineration capacity, the excess material is diverted to WRRF Central Offloading Facility (COF). All biosolids processed through the COF are stabilized using calcium lime. The lime-stabilized sludge cake is discharged from the COF and then transported to an approved type II landfill for final disposal.
The vendor, upon delivery of the stabilized sludge cake, will be responsible for the proper disposal of the material, in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, rules and regulations of the regulatory agencies.
JUSTIFICATION
The NPDES Permit requires the Water Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) to limit solids discharged into the Detroit River and Rouge River. After dewatering, the biosolids (sludge) are disposed of via the biosolids dryer, incineration, land application or burial in approved type II landfill. A vendor is needed to haul bi...

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