DISCLAIMER

 

PURCHASING & LICENSING COMMITTEE


08-0213R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ELK RIVER CHRYSLER FOR THE PURCHASE OF THREE DODGE DURANGO SXT SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES TO BE USED AS UNMARKED POLICE SQUADS IN THE AMOUNT OF $68,216.28.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Elk River Chrysler for the purchase and delivery of three 2008 Dodge Durango SXT 4x4 flexible fuel sport utility vehicles to be used as unmarked patrol squads in accordance with state of Minnesota Contract #438549, Release A-175(5), specifications and pricing for $63,912 plus $4,154.28 sales tax (unmarked patrol units not tax-exempt) plus $150 plates, for a total combined amount of $68,216.28, payable from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department/Agency 015, Organization 2008, Object 5580, Project CE250-V803.


ADMSVS/FLT/PUR DS:le 3/14/2008


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of three 2008 Dodge Durango SXT sport utility vehicles from Elk River Chrysler for a total of $68,216.28, payable from the capital equipment fund.


The purchase is based on a cooperative purchasing agreement referenced as state of Minnesota Contract #438549, Release A-175(5), and includes a standard warranty. These three vehicles will be used as unmarked patrol squads; however, this use does not make the purchase tax-exempt. They will replace units 9116, 9131, and 9132.


Elk River Chrysler is located in Elk River, Minnesota.


Requisition No. 08-0279