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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-077 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, USING THE STATE'S COMPETITIVE PROCUREMENT <br /> PROVISIONS AND AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF A NEW DODGE <br /> JOURNEY SXT IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,939.00, AND <br /> APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Ford Escape (vehicle #532) was crashed and totaled on June 19, 2014 <br /> and a replacement vehicle must be acquired; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Escape proved to be inadequate for the purpose it was purchased and a <br /> mid-size SUV would be more appropriate; and <br /> WHEREAS, the State of Alaska has a procurement contract resulting from a competitive <br /> bid process, for mid-size SUV's from four vendors in the state recommending the purchase of <br /> the Dodge Journey SXT from Anchorage Chrysler for$23,939; and <br /> WHEREAS, the city will be receiving a check from the other driver's insurance agency <br /> for the totaled value of the Escape for an amount yet to be finalized; and <br /> fl <br /> WHEREAS, the amount additional to the insurance reimbursement will come from the <br /> Electric Enterprise Fund reserves and is estimated to cost $2,935; and <br /> WHEREAS, purchasing this vehicle on the state's procurement saves the city <br /> approximately $7,731 versus purchasing the same vehicle from the same dealer according the <br /> their website; and <br /> WHEREAS, the state procurement price for the Dodge Journey is $1,854 over the price <br /> of the Ford Escape purchased in 2012. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br /> CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> Section 1. The City Council hereby waives the competitive procurement requirements of <br /> the City Code in accordance with Seward City Code 6.10.120(B) which authorizes the purchase <br /> of products or services utilizing competitive bids obtained by other governmental entities. <br /> Section 2. The City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase a new Dodge Journey SXT <br /> utilizing the contract with Anchorage Chrysler, resulting from the State of Alaska's competitive <br /> bids, in the amount of $23,939. Funding for this purchase will come from insurance <br /> reimbursement proceeds with the remainder to be appropriated from the Electric Enterprise Fund <br /> reserves, charged to capital equipment account no. 15000-3000-8103. <br />