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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -031 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF ONE PUMPER FIRE <br /> APPARATUS FROM SPENCER MANUFACTURING INC. IN THE <br /> AMOUNT OF $406,167.00 AND FROM PROCOMM ALASKA ONE <br /> MOTOROLA MOBILE RADIO AND ADAPTER IN THE AMOUNT OF <br /> $4,246.00 AND APPROPRIATING THESE FUNDS FROM THE MOTOR <br /> POOL INTERNAL SERVICE FUND <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Fire Department responds to a variety of emergencies in the <br /> community; and <br /> WHEREAS, the current apparatus (Engine 4) being used for emergency response is over <br /> thirty years old; and <br /> WHEREAS, the city mechanics have stated this vehicle is no longer economically feasible to <br /> maintain; and <br /> WHEREAS, emergency vehicles need to meet a national standard to respond to fire, rescue <br /> and other duties that the current vehicle can not meet; and <br /> WHEREAS, it is more cost effective for the City of Seward to purchase the communication <br /> equipment for the vehicle than the manufacturer; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Seward Fire Department has sufficient funds in the Motor Pool Retained <br /> Earnings fund to purchase said vehicle, as it was budgeted for FY 2012. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. Competitive procurement procedures for the purchase of the vehicle described <br /> above have followed the procedures outlined in the purchasing code 6.10. Article 3. <br /> Section 2. Three responses were received, but only one actual Bid Proposal was received <br /> from emergency vehicle dealers specializing in this type vehicle; providing specifications and price <br /> quotes for the vehicle. <br /> Section 3. Spencer Manufacturing Inc. provided the best value while meeting the <br /> specifications of the Fire Department, for current and anticipated future needs and staying within our <br /> budget. <br /> Section 4. The City Manager is hereby authorized to sign a contract to purchase from <br />