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File #: 1394-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/14/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/15/2019 Final action: 7/17/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contracts for the purchase of maintenance equipment on behalf of the Recreation and Parks Department; to authorize the appropriation of $768.25 within the Recreation and Parks Permanent Improvement Fund; to authorize the transfer of $768.25 or so much thereof as may be needed, between projects within the Recreation and Parks Bond Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $72,271.84 from the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund 7702 and Permanent Improvement Fund 7747; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance 1326-2019; and to declare an emergency. ($72,271.84)
Attachments: 1. Parks Maintenance Fact sheet Equipment 2019
Explanation

This ordinance will establish an Auditor's Certificate and authorize expenditures for the purchase of Parks Maintenance equipment for the Recreation and Parks Department. The Ventrac equipment will replace aging equipment. The ARGO ATV will be an addition to Parks Maintenance equipment.

Background: Competitive bids were solicited and opened by the Purchasing Office. This legislation will set up all of the funding required to enter into contracts with the successful bidders.

The Ventrac is a piece of equipment that handles different attachments. The equipment will have the ability to mow, clean sidewalks, mulch, edge, and dig. It can be utilized year round with the all-weather cab.

The ARGO ATV is an amphibious all-terrain vehicle that will be used on land and water. The ARGO ATV will have the ability to go into wooded areas in our Parks to clean out debris. Also, it will used to clean debris out of our ponds.

Ventrac - Baker Vehicle = $53,426.70
ARGO ATV - Liewer Enterprises = $18,845.14

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested in order to have equipment purchased and ordered for the 2019 mowing season for Parks Maintenance. This ordinance is establishing the funding required for the purchases.

Areas Affected: City wide

Master Plan Relation: This equipment purchase will support the mission of the Recreation and Parks Master Plan by improving maintenance standards and equipment city-wide, as well as continuing to improve and maintain existing parks.

Fiscal Impact: $72,271.84 is required and budgeted in the Voted Parks and Recreation Bond Fund 7702 and Permanent Improvement Fund 7747 to meet the financial obligations of these expenditures.

Title

To authorize the Director of Finance and Management to enter into contracts for the purchase of maintenance equipment on behalf of the Recreation and Parks Department; to authorize the appropriation of $768.25 within the Recreation and Parks Permanent ...

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