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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />RESOLUTION FAILED <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2000-110 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER SOLICIT BIDS FOR <br />AND PURCHASE A NEW 2000 OR 2001 ONE TON 4WD PICKUP FOR <br />USED OIL COLLECTION, TRANSPORT AND DELIVERY. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Harbor Department collects and delivers used oil to and from various <br />facilities in town and is responsible for used oil collection and recycling; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, used oil collection occurs at the six dumpsters in the Harbor area, at the Seward <br />Marine Industrial Center, Institute of Marine Science, A VTEC and the electrical generation plant and <br />is delivered to various City buildings for recycled use in used oil burners for heat; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the oil recycling operation benefits nearly every city department and is <br />environmentally responsible; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the vehicle currently in use tows the 1 OOO-gallon vacuum tanker used to collect <br />oil, which weighs over 9000lbs when full; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the vehicle currently in use is two-wheel drive and presents a serious safety <br />issue, at best, in the winter months, has a history of excessive and growing maintenance costs and has <br />over 95,000 hard miles; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, it is essential for safety and liability issues to purchase a new 1 ton four-wheel drive <br />vehicle for the tanker operations; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a suitable vehicle is an important and critical element dealing with collection, <br />transportation and delivery of large amounts of used oil and the associated hazards; <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to solicit bids for a new 1 ton 4WD pickup for the <br />Harbor Department. If the bid price is $30,000 or less, the City Manager is authorized to purchase <br />the new vehicle. <br /> <br />Section 2. $22,500 is appropriated from the Harbor Enterprise Fund Retained Earnings <br />Account Number 401-0000-3050, $4500 from the Water and Sewer Fund Retained Earnings Account <br />Number 701-0000-3050 and $3000 from the Parking Fund Retained Earnings Account Number 403- <br />0000-3050 to the Motor Pool Internal Service Fund Account Number 102-0000-0000 for the <br />purchase. <br />