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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> AILED CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -008 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO PURCHASE AN <br /> ALL -WHEEL DRIVE OR FOUR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE IN THE <br /> AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $30,000 <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward City Council has been presented in the 2012 motor pool budget a <br /> vehicle replacement for number 526 a Chevrolet Blazer, in the amount of $40,000; and <br /> WHEREAS, the old vehicle 526 has been decommissioned and recommissioned at least <br /> three times; and <br /> WHEREAS, due to maintenance issues vehicle 526 has become inordinately expensive, <br /> including an as yet unindentified electrical short, that continually discharges the battery; and <br /> WHEREAS, a vehicle that will be required to venture off road during emergency situations <br /> has been selected; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Electric Department has identified the Subaru Forester as a vehicle that will <br /> rm accomplish the identified needs; and <br /> WHEREAS, due to safety concerns vehicle 527cannot be used as a trade -in as it is unlikely <br /> to make it to Anchorage and have very little trade -in value if it did; and <br /> WHEREAS, under city code Title 6.10.310.A, which states, "a department head may <br /> recommend an alternative procurement procedure to the City Manager if such procedure will best <br /> serve the needs of the City and accomplish the objectives of this title." <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 authorized to purchase a four - wheel -drive or all wheel drive <br /> vehicle in a not to exceed amount of $30,000. <br /> Section 2. The funds will be allocated from the Motor Pool Purchase account number 102- <br /> 1020 -5930. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take affect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 23` day of <br /> �,,,, January, 2012. <br />