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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-006 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA,AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO PURCHASE A USED <br /> AERIAL APPARATUS, IN LIEU OF PROCEEDING WITH THE <br /> REFURBISHMENT OF ENGINE 3, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED <br /> $280,000,AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS,Capital Project funds were identified for the refurbishment of Engine 3,a 1985 <br /> E-One pumper, and the competitive bid/proposal process was utilized to solicit proposals; and <br /> WHEREAS, two proposals were received and reviewed for fiscal responsibility and <br /> addressing the needs of the community,both presently and into the future; and <br /> WHEREAS, the cost of refurbishment for a 30-year old apparatus is equal to the cost of <br /> purchasing a used aerial apparatus that is at least 10 to15 years newer; and <br /> WHEREAS,the purchase of a used aerial apparatus can be accomplished within the funds <br /> designated for the refurbishment project,and this purchase will further enhance firefighter safety by <br /> providing a newer model apparatus with a fully enclosed cab; and <br /> WHEREAS, an aerial apparatus will lend itself to addressing identified unmet needs and <br /> increase the capabilities and services available in our community; <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 a used aerial apparatus, <br /> including all essential equipment required,in lieu of proceeding with the refurbishment of Engine 3, <br /> for an amount not to exceed$280,000. <br /> Section 2. Funding in the amount not to exceed$280,000 is hereby appropriated from the <br /> Motor Pool Internal Service Fund reserves account no.03000-0000-3400 to the Equipment account <br /> no. 03000-0000-8103. <br /> Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br />