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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2016-029 <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#158, UTILIZING THE STATE'S COMPETITIVE BID PROCESS, <br /> PLUS ACCESSORIES TOTALING$2,500,AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS <br /> WHEREAS, the Water/Wastewater Department seeks to replace Unit#158,a 2006 Ford F- <br /> 250 which has incurred significant repair costs, making replacement necessary and more cost- <br /> efficient; and <br /> WHEREAS,this unit was scheduled to be replaced in 2016,as approved in the 2016/2017 <br /> Budget, utilizing funds from the Water Major Repair and Replacement Fund; and <br /> WHEREAS,the existing VHF radio will be transferred to the new vehicle and additional <br /> accessories such as lights, will be added at a cost of approximately$2,500; 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 Forman when working in the <br /> field; and <br /> WHEREAS, Seward City Code §6.05.020(C) requires that the purchase of passenger <br /> vehicles be subject to the provisions of Seward City Code§6.10 and be considered major purchases; <br /> 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 <br /> units; 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 /> 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-250 from Cal <br /> Worthington in the amount of$30,404,and additional accessories totaling up to$2,500 with funding <br /> to come from a transfer from the Water Major Repair and Replacement Fund to the Motor Pool.. <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 />