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File #: 1415-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/5/2013 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director on behalf of the Fleet Management Division to enter into contract with Bus Service Inc. for two (2) 2013 Starcraft Allstar CNG Powered shuttle buses; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $125,602.00 from the Special Income Tax Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($125,602.00)
Explanation

This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director on behalf of the Fleet Management Division to enter into contract with Bus Service Inc. for two (2) 2013 Starcraft Allstar CNG Powered shuttle buses. Solicitation SA004968 closed on 05-30-2013. There were three (3) bidders:

Bus Service Inc. - $62,801.00
TESCO - $65,130.00
Edwin H. Davis & Sons - $70,000.00

These CNG Powered shuttle buses will be used to shuttle city employees from the Short Street Shuttle parking lot to the City Hall Campus. These CNG Powered shuttle buses will replace two (2) gasoline powered buses. The older buses will be repurposed for use by the Recreation and Parks Department.

Bus Service Inc. contract compliance number 31-0965364 expires 07/02/2014

Emergency action is requested to allow the immediate purchase of two CNG Powered shuttle buses for the Fleet Division so that they will be made available to replace two conventionally fueled shuttle buses. By utilizing these new buses in the downtown area the health and economic benefit of using CNG fueled vehicles can be most significantly realized.

Fiscal Impact: A total of $125,602.00 will be spent from the Special Income Tax Fund 430 and has been budgeted.

Title
To authorize the Finance and Management Director on behalf of the Fleet Management Division to enter into contract with Bus Service Inc. for two (2) 2013 Starcraft Allstar CNG Powered shuttle buses; to authorize the appropriation and expenditure of $125,602.00 from the Special Income Tax Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($125,602.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Fleet Management Division intends to purchase two (2) 2013 Starcraft Allstar CNG Powered shuttle buses; and

WHEREAS, Solicitation SA004968 was posted on vendor services and closed 05/30/2013; and

WHEREAS, Bus Service Inc. was deemed the lowest responsible and responsive bidder and is recommended to be awarded this contract; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operati...

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