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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-015 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA,AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A FORD F-350 XL FROM <br /> WORTHINGTON FORD FOR A NET PRICE OF $23,352.00 INCLUDING <br /> TRADE-IN OF VEHICLE #507 AND THE PURCHASE OF INSTALLED <br /> AFTER-MARKET OPERATING EQUIPMENT FROM QUALITY <br /> EQUIPMENT SALES AND SERVICE FOR $12,850 FOR A TOTAL <br /> PROJECT COST OF$36,202, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the city Electric Department is in need of a new utility linemen truck to <br /> replace vehicle #507, a Ford F-550 truck which has incurred significant repair costs, making <br /> replacement necessary and more cost-efficient; and <br /> WHEREAS,this vehicle is essential to the day-to-day operations of the Electric Department; <br /> and serves as the primary service vehicle for the line crew when out in the field; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Electric Department requires a truck large enough for operations when <br /> more than two linemen are dispatched to a jobsite; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Electric Department requires certain after-market equipment installed to <br /> effectively and efficiently perform operational duties; and <br /> • <br /> WHEREAS,the city solicited quotes based on the State's competitive procurement process, <br /> for one-ton crew cab trucks, and Cal Worthington Ford provided the lowest bid to meet the city's <br /> criteria; and <br /> WHEREAS,the Seward City Council expressed an interest in the option of trading in the old <br /> `linemen's truck', and the bid price includes trade-in; and <br /> WHEREAS, Quality Equipment Sales & Service is the lowest responsive bidder for the <br /> requested list of additional equipment; and <br /> WHEREAS, Seward City Code 6.10.120(B) exempts from competitive procurement <br /> requirements,major purchases when the City utilizes bids obtained from other governmental units. <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 Ford F-350 XL from Cal <br /> Worthington Ford in the amount of$32,352.00 less $9,000 for trade-in for a net cost of$23,352, <br /> with funding to come from the Motor Pool Fund reserves. <br />