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File #: 0722-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/16/2021 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 3/29/2021 Final action: 4/1/2021
Title: To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate universal term contract purchase agreement(s), on behalf of the Division of Fire, for the purchase of fire uniforms from Galls, LLC, and turnout gear from Lion First Responder PPE Inc.; to authorize and direct the City Auditor to transfer $296,000.00 within the Division of Fire's general fund budget from the Transfer line item to Materials and Supplies; to authorize the expenditure of $1,050,000.00 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,050,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 0722-2021.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Finance and Management Director to associate General Budget Reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate universal term contract purchase agreement(s) on behalf of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire for the purchase of fire uniforms and turnout gear from Galls, LLC and Lion First Responder PPE Inc., respectively, as required for approval by City Council in order for the division to expend more than $100,000.00, per City Code Section 329.19(g), for the Division of Fire. These uniforms and turnout gear will provide replacement equipment for current division personnel, as well as new equipment for incoming recruits. Fire uniforms consist of such items as pants, shirts, jackets, and boots; turnout gear is used by Firefighters as protective outerwear in firefighting situations.

Bid Information: Universal term contracts exist for these expenditures ~ Galls, LLC (Vendor #007478) $700,000.00 / Lion First Responder PPE Inc. (vendor #030657) $350,000.00

Emergency Designation: This legislation is to be declared an emergency measure to make funding immediately available for the purchase of said fire uniforms and turnout gear for division personnel.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $1,050,000.00 from the Division of Fire’s 2021 General Fund budget for uniforms and PPE gear for current personnel. The Division of Fire’s general fund budget includes funding for both uniforms ($1,070,574) and turnout gear/PPE ($1,133,894); $100,000.00 has been encumbered via general budget reservations thus far this year with each vendor.

Title
To authorize the Finance and Management Director to associate general budget reservations resulting from this ordinance with the appropriate universal term contract purchase agreement(s), on behalf of the Division of Fire, for the purchase of fire uniforms from Galls, LLC, and turnout gear from Lion First Responder PPE Inc.; ...

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