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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2014-090 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, RESCINDING RESOLUTION 2014-077 AND AUTHORIZING <br /> THE PURCHASE OF A PREVIOUSLY OWNED 2012 DODGE <br /> DURANGO AS A REPLACEMENT ELECTRIC DEPARTMENT <br /> VEHICLE FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $21,000 AND <br /> APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Electric Department's Ford Escape (vehicle #532) was involved in an <br /> collision on June 19, 2014 and subsequently deemed a total loss, a replacement vehicle must be <br /> 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 City Council passed Resolution 2014-077 on September 22, 2014, <br /> authorizing the City Manager to purchase a new Dodge Journey using the state's procurement <br /> procedure for an amount not to exceed $23,939 from Anchorage Chrysler; and <br /> WHEREAS, Anchorage Chrysler no longer offers the 2014 Dodge Journey under the <br /> 6.. state procurement contract due to the end of the model year; 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 of approximately $21,000; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Electric Department gathered quotes for comparable vehicles; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Electric Department has located a previously owned mid-size SUV, <br /> Dodge Durango, at a local vendor for $21,000; and <br /> WHEREAS, Kelley Blue Book Website shows a fair market value for 2012 Dodge <br /> Durango in good condition to be purchased from a dealership to be valued at $24,313. <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 rescinds Resolution 2014-077 to purchase a 2014 <br /> Dodge Journey on the state's procurement list. <br /> Section 2. The City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase a previously owned 2012 <br /> Dodge Durango from Hertz Seward for an amount not to exceed $21,000 and appropriating <br /> funds. <br />