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File #: 19-1104    Version: 1 Name: 061719 - Purchase Electric Forklift from Fraza Forklift
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/17/2019 Final action: 6/17/2019
Enactment date: 6/17/2019 Enactment #: R-19-285
Title: Resolution to Authorize the Purchase of a 2019 Caterpillar Forklift from Fraza Forklift (Sourcewell Bid - $44,467.00)
Attachments: 1. Sourcewell Contract - Forklift.pdf, 2. Fraza Forklift Quote 053119.pdf
Resolution to Authorize the Purchase of a 2019 Caterpillar Forklift from Fraza Forklift (Sourcewell Bid - $44,467.00)
The attached resolution authorizes the purchase of one 2019 Caterpillar model 2EP5000 Forklift at a cost of $44,467.00 through the Sourcewell cooperative purchasing program (contract #101816-MCF) for use by the Public Services Area, Public Works Unit.

The forklift is used by the Public Works Unit at the Wheeler Service Center location to lift a variety of heavy materials and equipment onto trailer and vehicles. The forklift is also used to stock and retrieve materials from elevated storage areas within the Wheeler Service Center.

The proposed unit is a fully electric forklift, which is consistent with the City's Green Fleets Policy and important because the unit is frequently operated inside structures. This unit will replace asset #4913, a 2004 Clark C25C forklift that has 7,001 hours of use and whose repair costs have exceeded 320% of the purchase price of the vehicle. As a result, unit #4913 is no longer needed for City purposes.

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America, the manufacturer of the Caterpillar brand, was awarded contract number 101816-MCF by the Sourcewell cooperative purchasing program for forklift and lift truck equipment. Fraza Forklift, Canton, Michigan, is the local Michigan vendor of Caterpillar forklifts for Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America. The City's purchasing unit has reviewed the Sourcewell cooperative purchasing program and found that it meets the requirements of the City of Ann Arbor for competitive and fair purchasing.

Fraza Forklift complies with the requirements of the City's conflict of interest and non-discrimination ordinances.

Budget Impact: Adequate funding for the purchase of the forklift has been budgeted in the FY20 Fleet Services Fund budget, the FY20 Sustainability and Innovations Office budget and the FY20 Wheeler Center Fund Operations and Maintenance budget. The Su...

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