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Sponsored by: Oates <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2009-012 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL, OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO PURCHASE ONE <br />LIGHT RESCUE FIRE APPARATUS FROM SPENCER <br />MANUFACTURING, INC., AND A MOBILE RADIO AND AUTOMATIC <br />EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR FROM OTHER VENDORS, IN AN <br />AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $161,877.00 SUBJECT TO OBTAINING <br />FINANCING AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS FROM THE MOTOR POOL <br />INTERNAL SERVICE FUND <br />WHEREAS, the Seward Fire Department was authorized by Council Resolution 2008-134 <br />to purchase a new triple combination pumper for an amount not-to-exceed $550,000; and <br />WHEREAS, the purchase of a new triple combination pumper as approved by Council will <br />result in the inability to fit more than one apparatus inside the SMIC station; and <br />WHEREAS, the efficiency of replacing three older vehicles with two new apparatus was <br />explored; and <br />WHEREAS, the cost to purchase both new apparatus was kept under the allotted budget for <br />the purchase of the triple combination pumper; and <br />WHEREAS, proposals were received from emergency vehicle dealers specializing in this <br />type of vehicle; providing specifications and price quotes for vehicles. This proposal met the Fire <br />Department's specifications, for current and future anticipated needs, while staying within their <br />budget. <br />WHEREAS, the City will recognize a substantial cost savings by using the same vendor <br />selected to manufacturer the triple combination pumper, and <br />WHEREAS, $155,977 goes to Spencer Manufacturing Inc. for the light rescue fire vehicle, <br />and $5900.00 to other vendors for a mobile radio and an automatic external defibrillator, subject to <br />financing. <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 authorized to purchase a light rescue fire vehicle from <br />Spencer Manufacturing, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $155,977, and purchase a mobile radio for <br />the unit and an automatic external defibrillator from other vendors in the amount of $5,900.00, <br />subject to obtaining financing. <br />