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File #: 15-0301    Version: 1 Name: FM - Six Fire Pumper Trucks
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 3/18/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/7/2015 Final action: 4/7/2015
Title: Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. ITB FS15-040 and authorize City Manager to execute a contract with Kovach Mobile Equipment Corporation, dba KME Fire Apparatus, of Nesquehoning, PA, for the purchase of six fire pumper trucks, in a total amount not to exceed $3,400,463 inclusive of taxes and fees; and Increase appropriations in the Fleet Services Fund (IS 386) in the Financial Management Department (FM) by $1,134,803. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Financial Management
Indexes: Contracts
Attachments: 1. 040715-R-20sr.pdf
Related files: 33808_000
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Recommendation to adopt Specifications No. ITB FS15-040 and authorize City Manager to execute a contract with Kovach Mobile Equipment Corporation, dba KME Fire Apparatus, of Nesquehoning, PA, for the purchase of six fire pumper trucks, in a total amount not to exceed $3,400,463 inclusive of taxes and fees; and

Increase appropriations in the Fleet Services Fund (IS 386) in the Financial Management Department (FM) by $1,134,803. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into a contract with Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corporation for the purchase of six fire pumper trucks. The new pumpers will replace four leased units approved for replacement in Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 15) and two additional pumpers that have exceeded their useful life. Capital funding in the amount of $2,265,660 is currently budgeted in the General Fund to replace the four previously leased units. The non-recurring funds were provided through the FY 15 budget process using Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) State revenues. The additional two pumpers are to replace budgeted units based on a request by the Fire Department (FD) and will be funded by replacement capital funds previously collected in the amount of $1,134,803. The units being replaced are 20 years old and have exceeded their 16-year recommended life cycle.

The bid was advertised in the Press-Telegram on December 23, 2014, and 959 potential bidders specializing in automotive or transportation services were notified of the bid opportunity. Of those bidders, 18 downloaded the bid via our electronic bid system. The bid document was made available from the Purchasing Division, located on the seventh floor of City Hall, and the Division’s website at www.longbeach.gov/purchasing. A bid announcement was also included in the Purchasing Division’s weekly update of Open Bid Opportunities, which is sent to 30 local, minority, and women-owned business groups. Four bids were received on January 22, ...

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