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File #: 18-627    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/3/2018 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 1/7/2019 Final action: 1/7/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Acceptance of Refund of Residual Contingency Funds from Pierce Manufacturing Inc., in the Amount of $27,294 from the 2017 Purchase of a Fire Engine and Tractor Drawn Aerial Tiller Truck and Approval of a Supplemental Appropriation of $27,294 to the Equipment Operations and Maintenance Account REPORT IN BRIEF Accepts a refund in the amount of $27,294 from Pierce Manufacturing Inc., for unspent residual contingency funds paid under the contracts for the 2017 purchase of a fire engine and Tractor Drawn Aerial Tiller Truck and considers appropriating the funds to the Equipment Operations and Maintenance Account for the purchase of accessory equipment. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting the refund and authorizing a $27,294 revenue increase in account 001-0901-360.01-61 (Reimbursement Special Department Expense); and B. Appropriating $27,294 in account 001-0901-522.26-00 (Other Equipment Operations and Maintenance): and, C. Authorizing the...

 

Report Prepared by: Janet German, Secretary III, Fire Dept.

 

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SUBJECT: Acceptance of Refund of Residual Contingency Funds from Pierce Manufacturing Inc., in the Amount of $27,294 from the 2017 Purchase of a Fire Engine and Tractor Drawn Aerial Tiller Truck and Approval of a Supplemental Appropriation of $27,294 to the Equipment Operations and Maintenance Account

 

REPORT IN BRIEF

Accepts a refund in the amount of $27,294 from Pierce Manufacturing Inc., for unspent residual contingency funds paid under the contracts for the 2017 purchase of a fire engine and Tractor Drawn Aerial Tiller Truck and considers appropriating the funds to the Equipment Operations and Maintenance Account for the purchase of accessory equipment.       

 

RECOMMENDATION

City Council - Adopt a motion:

 

A.  Accepting the refund and authorizing a $27,294 revenue increase in account 001-0901-360.01-61 (Reimbursement Special Department Expense); and

 

B.  Appropriating $27,294 in account 001-0901-522.26-00 (Other Equipment Operations and Maintenance): and,

 

C.  Authorizing the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments.

 

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ALTERNATIVES

1.  Approve, as recommended by staff; or,

2.  Approve, subject to conditions other than as recommended by staff; or,

3.  Deny; or,

4.  Continue to a future meeting.

 

AUTHORITY

Charter of the City of Merced, Article XI. Fiscal Administration.  Section 1105. - Budget Appropriations. 

 

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES

This action is consistent with the city’s operating principal to promote Public Safety, as provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget.

 

DISCUSSION

Background - History

On June 5, 2017, City Council approved the acquisition of one:

 

                     Pierce Quantum 107’ Tractor Drawn Aerial aka Tiller Truck and equipment for $1,660,937.85 with $30,000 set aside for contingencies and

                     Pierce Quantum Fire Engine and equipment for $806,029.78 with $10,000 set aside for contingencies.

 

Tiller Truck