04-0691R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF A MOBILE COMMAND CENTER FROM LDV, INC., FOR $406,613.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to purchase one LDV Mobile Command Center Model No. MMC30LLS260H-03 from LDV, Inc., for the amount of not to exceed $406,613; payable from Fund 0215, Agency 200, Organization 2472, Object 5580.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the city to purchase a mobile command center for use by the police department for tactical call outs, emergencies and large events such as Fourth Fest and Grandma’s Marathon. The unit will serve as an on-site command and communications center as well as a mobile “station house” for organizing, informing and maintaining personnel needed in dealing with large or complicated events.


The entire cost of this unit is being paid for by a federal homeland security grant through the state commissioner of public safety, division of homeland security and emergency management.