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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Shealy <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2004-23 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE SEWARD FIRE DEPARTMENT TO <br />PURCHASE 40 SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS WITH <br />ACCESSORIES, SUBJECT TO OBTAINING FINANCING <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Seward Fire Department has the need to replace the 40 old, mismatched <br />self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA's) currently being used by the fire fighters; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, after many years of trying to purchase SCBA's through funding of Capital <br />Projects and applying for the Fire Act Grants with no success; and <br /> <br />, WHEREAS, during the 2004 budget work sessions funds were allocated that would afford <br />the Fire Department the opportunity to purchase a minimum of 3 SCBA's; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, it was asked during the budget work sessions, Council asked the <br />Administration to pursue options; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Council was asked to consider a lease or financing the purchase ofthe required <br />number of SCBAs; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, an RFP was requested by Council at the January lih meeting, and a Request <br />for Proposal with a specific set of criteria was developed and advertised; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City received qualified proposals from four different SCBA vendors. <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA that: <br /> <br />Section 1. City Council authorizes the purchase of forty (40) self-contained breathing <br />apparatus and additional accessories (spare cylinders, twenty (20) amplifiers and one (1) RlT pack), <br />from Eagle Enterprises for an amount not to exceed $150,265.00, subject to obtaining financing <br />options for the purchase. <br /> <br />Section 2, City Council authorizes the City Administration to proceed with a Request for <br />Proposal for financing options for the purchase of the self contained breathing apparatus and <br />accessones. <br /> <br />Section 3, This resolution shall take affect immediately upon its adoption. <br />