00-0586R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO AMERICAN LAFRANCE, INC., FOR TWO FIRE TRUCKS (ONE PUMPER AND ONE TELESQUIRT), IN THE AMOUNT OF $431,157.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that American LaFrance, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering two fire trucks (pumper and telesquirt) for the fire department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $431,157, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization RS00, objects V002 ($252,090) and V018 ($179,067).


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of two fire trucks, a pumper and a telesquirt, from American LaFrance, Inc., for $431,157 to be paid from Fund 250, Agency 015, objects V002 ($252,090) and V018 ($179,067). American LaFrance, Inc., was the lowest of the three companies who responded. The fire pumper truck is a replacement for a 1980 model pumper located at the Woodland fire station. The 1980 model pumper will be sold upon delivery of the new model. The Telesquirt pumper is a replacement for a 1979 model telesquirt which is located at the headquarters fire station. The 1979 model pumper will be placed into reserve and the current 1973 model reserve pumper will be sold upon delivery of the new model. The estimated budget amount for these fire trucks is $407,500. The uncommitted funds in Object V002 is $252,100 and Object V018 is $180,000. Bid No. 00-0363
 
Tabulation of bids received August 16, 2000:
American LaFrance, Inc., Ephrata, PA $431,157
Clarey's Safety Equipment, Inc., Rochester, MN $498,324
General Safety Equipment, Inc., Wyoming, MN $504,080