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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-058 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF TWO USED FORD F-250 <br /> TRUCKS IN THE AMOUNT OF$7,500 AND$8,000,AND APPROPRIATING <br /> FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the City of Seward's Motor Pool Replacement Plan guides the City's <br /> replacement of existing heavy equipment and passenger vehicle fleet; and <br /> WHEREAS, through public auction at Ritchie Brothers Auctions, the City is able to <br /> purchase two used Ford F-250 work trucks at significant cost savings, to replace a 1988 Street <br /> department truck and a 1999 Parks Maintenance truck; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Street department truck was included in the 2015 budget at an estimated <br /> replacement cost(new) of$50,000 and the Parks Maintenance truck was slated for replacement in <br /> the Motor Pool Replacement Plan in 2012 but was not in the budget; and <br /> WHEREAS,the Street department truck is a used 2005 Ford F250 with a Blue Book value <br /> of between$18,426 and$20,976(fair to excellent condition),at a cost of$8,000,and the Parks truck <br /> loam is a used 2007 Ford F250 with a Blue Book value of between$22,330 and$24,180(fair to excellent <br /> condition) at a cost of$7,500, and both vehicles' car fax/auto check vehicle history reports show <br /> high scores, no accidents, and a positive vehicle history; and <br /> WHEREAS,in accordance with Seward City Code 6.10.125,the City Council may find that <br /> it is in the public interest to waive competitive procurement requirements and purchase used,rather <br /> 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 two used Ford F250 trucks in <br /> a total amount not to exceed $15,500 plus administrative fee and insurance of$447.50, for a total <br /> combined cost of$15,947.50 for the two vehicles. <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 two trucks. <br /> Section 3. Funding in the amount of$15,947.50 is hereby appropriated from the Motor Pool <br /> Reserves account no. 03000-0000-3400 to the equipment expense account no. 03000-0000-8103. <br /> Section 4. This resolution shall take affect immediately upon its adoption. <br />