BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:
RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Cushman Motor Company, Inc., for the purchase and delivery of one 2007 Westward Industries Interceptor III patrol vehicle for the Duluth police department (parking enforcement unit) in accordance with its quote of $23,215, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the General Fund 100, Department/Agency 700, Organization 1407, Object 5406.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase and delivery of one 2007 Westward Industries Interceptor III patrol vehicle for $23,215, to be paid from the general fund. This vehicle will match existing enforcement vehicles in use, providing movability in parking spaces and on the street.
Last year, the city ordered two new Interceptor III patrol vehicles to replace older ones; now, the police department would like one more replacement. Cushman’s price has not changed from 2006.
The city would like to remain consistent with what it has. Cushman Motor Company, Inc., is the only manufacturer of three-wheel police vehicles for patrolling parking and street meters. Cushman Motor Company, Inc., located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is our area supplier and the exclusive dealer of the Westward Industries Interceptor in the five-state area.