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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> CITY OF SEWARD,ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2018-025 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A <br /> CONTRACT WITH KENDALL FORD FOR THE PURCHASE OF ONE FORD <br /> AWD POLICE PATROL VEHICLE,FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED <br /> $37,879.00 <br /> WHEREAS,the purchase of one new police vehicle per year is consistent with the policy of <br /> the city in order to keep the fleet in good mechanical,dependable condition; and <br /> WHEREAS,the vehicle being replaced is a 2003 Ford and currently has 99,000 miles on it. <br /> Additionally, this vehicle is starting to develop engine problems, the paint is peeling off, and it is <br /> showing wear and tear on this 15-year-old vehicle;and <br /> WHEREAS,the vehicle must be professionally equipped with police equipment,including <br /> winter tires, and rims in the amount of$1,241.00 from various vendors; and <br /> WHEREAS,the last purchase of a police patrol vehicle was in 2016 and the Police Department <br /> will have retired one patrol vehicle(vehicle 258)after this purchase; and <br /> WHEREAS,the city has an opportunity to purchase patrol vehicle under the same contract <br /> terms that were offered to the State of Alaska by Kendall Ford through a competitive bid process;and <br /> WHEREAS,the City Council has determined that the public interest would be best served by <br /> not requiring competitive bids and makes the following finding: <br /> 1. Seward City Code Section 6.10.120 B.,provides that the city may utilize competitive <br /> bids obtained by other governmentalunits; and <br /> 2. Kendall Ford in Wasilla,Alaska has been awarded a contract to provide patrol vehicles <br /> for the State of Alaska and the City of Seward has an opportunity to purchase one patrol <br /> vehicle at a bid amount not to exceed$36,638.00. <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 enter into an agreement with Kendall Ford in an <br /> amount not to exceed $36,638.00 for the purchase of one model 2018 Ford police patrol vehicle in <br /> accordance with SCC Section 6.10.120(B). <br /> Section 2. Funding for the new vehicle in the amount of$37.879.00(which includes winter <br /> tires and rims),will be from the Motor Pool Fund Retained Earnings Account 102-0000-3050. <br />