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File #: 16-1210    Version: 1 Name: 9/6/16 - Award Quint Fire Truck Bid
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/6/2016 Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/6/2016 Enactment #: R-16-344
Title: Resolution to Amend the Fleet and Facility Unit FY 2017 Budget by Appropriating Funds from the Fleet Services Fund Balance and to Approve the Purchase of a 2016 Quint Fire Apparatus with a 75' Aerial Ladder from Smeal Fire Apparatus Company (RFP #971 $659,897.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. RFP 971 - Quint Fire Truck ADD #1, 2. RFP 971 - Quint Fire Truck
Title
Resolution to Amend the Fleet and Facility Unit FY 2017 Budget by Appropriating Funds from the Fleet Services Fund Balance and to Approve the Purchase of a 2016 Quint Fire Apparatus with a 75' Aerial Ladder from Smeal Fire Apparatus Company (RFP #971 $659,897.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
The attached resolution authorizes the purchase of a 2016 Smeal Metro Star model rear-mount aerial quint for use by the Safety Services Area, Fire Department Unit. Funds are available for this purchase in the fund balance of the Fleet Services Fund.

A "quint" apparatus provides versatility in firefighting as it includes pump capacity similar to an engine, on-board water storage, a mid-size aerial ladder like a ladder truck, fire hose and a compliment of ground ladders. This purchase is an integral part of an ongoing program to correctly size the Fire Department's fleet and will allow the fleet to remain in compliance with NFPA 1901 standard for fire apparatus service life which recommends that an apparatus stay in front line service for no longer then 15 years and be removed from service completely after 25 years.

Request for Proposal #971 was issued for a Quint Fire Apparatus and nine proposals were received. Staff from the Fire Department and Fleet Services reviewed the proposals and Smeal Fire Apparatus Company, Snyder, NE was scored as best fitting the needs of the City.

This unit will replace a 2001 Pierce brand fire engine which will be retained in the Fire Department's fleet as a "reserve" engine that will be put into service when an engine truck is removed from service for maintenance or repairs. No apparatus are being sold as part of this transaction and the "reserve" fleet will be increased by one unit.

The new quint is currently under production as a stock vehicle. Additional modifications that need to be completed to comply with our specifications, which are included in the price, will push the delivery back to December, 2016.

Smeal Fire Apparatu...

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