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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />~... <br />RESOLUTION 2009-066 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF A USED RATHER THAN NEW <br />WATER TANKER TRUCK FROM CASCADIA INTERNATIONAL, <br />PREVIOUSLY AUTHORIZED BY RESOLUTION 2008-134 <br />WHEREAS, the Public Works Department received Council approval to lease/purchase a <br />water tanker truck (NTE $165,154) on December 8, 2008, in accordance with Resolution 2008-134; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the Public Works Department was able to obtain less expensive equipment than <br />the specific equipment previously authorized, by purchasing a used, rather than new water tanker <br />truck; and <br />WHEREAS, the City will purchase a used International 7600 Truck with water tanker with <br />less than 2,000 miles, for the price of $106,193; and <br />WHEREAS, the City will pay for the water tanker truck in advance, to be reimbursed <br />through capital financing proceeds at such a time as the City can aggregate the financing of both the <br />water tanker truck and plow/sander truck into a single financing transaction; and <br />WHEREAS, in accordance with Seward City Code 6.10.125, the City Council hereby finds <br />that it is in the public interest to waive competitive procurement requirements and purchase used, <br />rather than new, equipment. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br />Section 1. The City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase a used water tanker truck <br />from Cascadia International, in the amount of $106,193 plus a contingency not to exceed 10% <br />($10,619) for shipping, tires, or other extraneous costs. <br />Section 2. The Seward City Council hereby finds it in the public interest to waive the <br />competitive procurement requirements per Seward City Code 6.10.125 which exempts the <br />procurement of used equipment from competitive procurement, for the purchase of a used water <br />tanker truck. <br />Section 3. The city manager is hereby authorized to purchase the water tanker truck and <br />accessories outright, and to proceed with capital financing of the equipment in order to be <br />reimbursed through capital lease proceeds. <br />Section 4. This resolution shall take affect immediately upon its adoption. <br />