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File #: 21-1967    Version: 1 Name: 12/6/21 Approve Purchase of Wood Chipper from Bandit Industries Inc.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/6/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/6/2021 Final action: 12/6/2021
Enactment date: 12/6/2021 Enactment #: R-21-437
Title: Resolution to Authorize the Purchase of One Wood Chipper from Bandit Industries Inc. (MiDeal - $35,300.00)
Attachments: 1. MiDeal Contract 190000000301.pdf, 2. Bandit Chipper Quote 1121r1.pdf
Title
Resolution to Authorize the Purchase of One Wood Chipper from Bandit Industries Inc. (MiDeal - $35,300.00)
Memorandum
The attached resolution authorizes the purchase of one new Bandit Model 90XP brush and wood chipper at a total cost of $35,300.00 through the State of Michigan MiDeal cooperative purchasing program (#190000000301) for use by the Community Services Area, Park Operations.

The proposed wood chipper will replace a 2001 Bandit 90W wood chipper (#6916) with unknown hours of use and which is beyond its useful life. The wood chipper is used by Park Operations staff to maintain park grounds and open spaces in the City. This unit is designed to handle small to medium sized brush and limbs which allows Park Operations staff to quickly maintain their properties without needing to coordinate for chipping with the City's Forestry unit. This is a tow behind vehicle.

Bandit Industries Inc. was awarded contract number 190000000301 by the State of Michigan MiDeal cooperative purchasing program for Brush Chippers, Stump Grinders and Related Forestry.

Bandit Industries Inc. complies with the requirements of the City's conflict of interest and non-discrimination ordinances.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: Adequate funding for the purchase of this equipment is available in the FY22 Fleet Services Fund Operations and Maintenance budget.

The new wood chipper will be placed on a 10-year replacement schedule which is consistent with our other pieces of forestry equipment. Park Operations will have an annual replacement cost of approximately $4,150.00.

Green Fleet Policy: At their November 3, 2021 meeting, the Green Fleet Committee approved the need for the replacement of this equipment, that the proposed replacement is consistent with the Green Fleet Policy and recommended the approval of this resolution. The Sustainability and Innovations Manager has concurred with the actions of the Committee.
Staff
Prepared by: Matthew J. Kulhanek, Fleet and Facility U...

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