File #: 23-199    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 2/17/2023 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority/Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 3/6/2023 Final action: 3/6/2023
Title: SUBJECT: Approval to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirements to Purchase One (1) BME Type 3 Fire Engine Stock Model 34 (Job 3456) from Golden State Fire Apparatus for $496,718.62 Plus a 10% Contingency ($49,672) REPORT IN BRIEF Considers waiving the City's competitive bidding requirements pursuant to Merced Municipal Code Section 3.04.210 for the purchase of one (1) BME Type 3 Fire Engine Fire Engine Stock Model 34 (Job 3456) from Golden State Fire Apparatus for $496,718.62 plus a 10% contingency ($49,672). RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Waiving the City's competitive bidding requirement as permitted by Merced Municipal Code Section 3.04.210 for standardization of equipment in purchasing a BME Type 3 fire engine; and, B. Authorizing the purchase of one (1) BME Type 3 Fire Engine stock unit #3456 with the total purchase price of $496,718.62; and, C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Deputy City Manager to execute the necessary documents, the Finance Off...
Attachments: 1. Golden State Fire Apparatus Proposal - 02 23 23.pdf, 2. BME Job #3456 Spec Update.pdf
Report Prepared by: Jeremy Franklin, Battalion Chief, Fire Department

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SUBJECT: Approval to Waive the Competitive Bidding Requirements to Purchase One (1) BME Type 3 Fire Engine Stock Model 34 (Job 3456) from Golden State Fire Apparatus for $496,718.62 Plus a 10% Contingency ($49,672)

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers waiving the City's competitive bidding requirements pursuant to Merced Municipal Code Section 3.04.210 for the purchase of one (1) BME Type 3 Fire Engine Fire Engine Stock Model 34 (Job 3456) from Golden State Fire Apparatus for $496,718.62 plus a 10% contingency ($49,672).

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Waiving the City's competitive bidding requirement as permitted by Merced Municipal Code Section 3.04.210 for standardization of equipment in purchasing a BME Type 3 fire engine; and,

B. Authorizing the purchase of one (1) BME Type 3 Fire Engine stock unit #3456 with the total purchase price of $496,718.62; and,

C. Authorizing the City Manager or the Deputy City Manager to execute the necessary documents, the Finance Officer to make the necessary budget adjustments, and the City Purchasing Supervisor to issue the Purchase Order/Change Order(s), and approval of change orders not to exceed 10% ($49,671.86) of the purchase price.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to conditions other than recommended by staff' or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items; or,
5. Continue to a future meeting.

AUTHORITY
Title 3, Article III of the Merced Municipal Code, Purchases over Thirty-six Thousand Dollars.

Section 3.04.210 - Exemptions from competitive bidding
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, competitive bidding requirements for purchases in excess of Thirty-six thousand dollars ($36,000), and the "bidding threshold", may be waived with the approval of the City Council. Waivers may be authorized for, but are not limited to, cooperative pur...

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