01-0668R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO AMERICAN LAFRANCE, INC., FOR ONE HEAVY RESCUE SQUAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $166,868.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that American LaFrance, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering one heavy rescue squad for the fire department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $166,868, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 0250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization RS01, Object V101.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a heavy rescue squad from American LaFrance, Inc., for $166,868 to be paid from Capital Equipment Fund 0250. This equipment is a replacement for a 1993 heavy rescue squad located at headquarters' fire station. The base bid for the new model is $251,668 less $84,000 for the trade-in of the 1993 model rescue squad and less $800 for delivery expense. American LaFrance, Inc., was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The estimated cost for this purchase was $250,000. The unobligated funds in Object V101 is $250,000. Bid No. 01-0590
 
Tabulation of bids received August 8, 2001
American LaFrance, Inc., Shawano, WI $166,868
General Safety Equipment, Inc., Wyoming, MN $212,964
Amtech Emergency Product, Rock Rapids, IA $230,450
Custom Fire Apparatus, Osceola, WI $284,480