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File #: 14-0202    Version: 1 Name: 3/3/14 - Signature Ford Police Vehicles
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/3/2014 Final action: 3/3/2014
Enactment date: 3/3/2014 Enactment #: R-14-075
Title: Resolution to Approve the Purchase of 18 Vehicles from Signature Ford (Macomb County Cooperative Purchasing Contract $457,393.00)
Title
Resolution to Approve the Purchase of 18 Vehicles from Signature Ford (Macomb County Cooperative Purchasing Contract $457,393.00)
Memorandum
The attached resolution authorizes the purchase of one 2014 Ford F-150 four wheel drive pickup at $26,407.00, one 2014 Ford Escape four wheel drive at $24,050.00, four 2014 Ford Police Interceptor - Sedans at $24,601.00 each, nine 2014 Ford Police Interceptor - Utility at $26,298.00 each, two 2014 Ford Police Interceptor - Utility with rear auxiliary air conditioning for use as K-9 units at $26,846.00, and one 2014 Ford F-150 two wheel drive pickup at $18,158.00 for a total of $457,393.00 from Signature Ford, Perry, Michigan.

Police Vehicles
The police detective and patrol vehicles listed on this resolution will replace vehicles that will have reached the 80,000 miles or the 6 years in service limit specified in the City's labor contracts with the Ann Arbor Police Officers Association and the Ann Arbor Police Supervisors.

Police requires a fleet of detective vehicles with a variety of makes, models, and body styles. The fleet includes cars, pickups, and SUVs. To maintain the variety of vehicles needed in this operation, the Fleet & Facility Unit develops a list of vehicles that were awarded a contract under one or more of the cooperative purchasing programs from the State of Michigan, Macomb County, and Oakland County.

All three of the new sedans have less shoulder room then the Crown Victoria and we are finding it difficult to install the growing amount of equipment needed in Police vehicles and still have adequate room for our officers. Therefore we are incorporating more of the larger SUV pursuit rate vehicles into the fleet. These will be used for special service vehicles like the K-9, Command, SWAT, Crime Scene Processing, and general patrol.

This resolution is for the purchase of the Ford Police Interceptor-Sedan and the Ford Interceptor - Utility both equipped with Ford's 3.7 liter V-6 engin...

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