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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-028 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA,AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A FORD F-250 FROM CAL <br /> WORTHINGTON FORD FOR A PRICE OF $30,404 TO REPLACE <br /> UNIT#156 UTILIZING THE STATE OF ALASKA'S COMPETITIVE BID <br /> PROCESS, PLUS ACCESSORIES TOTALING $9,000, AND <br /> APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS,the Water/Wastewater Department seeks to replace Unit#156,a 2004 Dodge <br /> 2500 Quad Cab which is worn and in need of replacement; and <br /> WHEREAS,the existing VHF radio will be transferred to the new vehicle and additional <br /> accessories will be purchased, including$6,500 for the utility box and$2,500 for lights; and <br /> WHEREAS,this vehicle is essential to the day-to-day operations of the Water/Wastewater <br /> Departments, serving as the primary vehicle for the Water/Wastewater crew when working in the <br /> field; and <br /> WHEREAS,Seward City Code§6.05.020(C)requires the purchase ofpassenger vehicles be <br /> subject to the provisions of Seward City Code §6.10 and be considered major purchases; and <br /> WHEREAS, Seward City Code 6.10.120(B) exempts major purchases from a separate <br /> competitive procurement process when the city utilizes bids obtained from other governmental units; <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS,the city solicited quotes based on the State's competitive procurement process, <br /> for 3/4 Ton crew cab trucks,and Cal Worthington provided the lowest bid to meet the city's criteria; <br /> and <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 an F-250 from Cal <br /> Worthington Ford in the amount of$30,404,and additional accessories totaling up to $9,000 with <br /> funding to come from a transfer from the Water Major Repair and Replacement Fund to the Motor <br /> Pool Fund. <br /> Section 2. In accordance with Seward City Code 6.10.120(B), this vehicle purchase is <br /> exempt from competitive procurement requirements in accordance with the recitals above which are <br /> incorporated herein. <br />