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File #: 21-0821    Version: 1 Name: 6/7/21 Purchase EV Refuse Truck from Bell Equipment and Appropriate Funds
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: 6/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-193
Title: Resolution to Approve the Purchase of One Rear Loading Electric Refuse Truck from Bell Equipment Company and to Appropriate Funding from the Solid Waste Fund Balance (Sourcewell - $531,532.00) (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Sourcewell - Heil Corp Contract.pdf, 2. EV Rear Load Refuse Truck Quote 050421.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve the Purchase of One Rear Loading Electric Refuse Truck from Bell Equipment Company and to Appropriate Funding from the Solid Waste Fund Balance (Sourcewell - $531,532.00) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
The attached resolution authorizes the purchase of one 2022 Peterbilt 520 EV truck chassis with a Heil Durapack 5000 25-yard rear loading packer body at a total cost of $531,532.00 from Bell Equipment Company for use by the Public Services Area, Public Works Unit.

Heil Corporation was awarded Contract Number 091219-THC by the Sourcewell cooperative purchasing program for refuse trucks and Bell Equipment Company of Lake Orion, MI, is the dealer of record for Heil Corporation in the State of Michigan.

The proposed purchase will be the first all-electric refuse truck in the City of Ann Arbor and State of Michigan. While cementing the City's commitment to carbon reduction, it will provide the City the opportunity for a real-life evaluation of this technology for refuse collection operations. The purchase is consistent with many of the City's established sustainability efforts including the Green Fleets Policy and the A2 ZERO Plan.

The Peterbilt EV chassis is designed for 10 hours of daily refuse collection and has a full battery recharge time of 4-8 hours depending on the size of the DCFC (direct current fast charger) being installed. Like other electric vehicles, the truck generates no emissions, minimal noise, and operational and maintenance cost are expected to be significantly reduced from the diesel chassis version of this truck. Peterbilt also has an existing service infrastructure for their trucks in SE Michigan. The truck will require the purchase and installation of a DCFC charger at the Wheeler Service Center which will be funded by the Office of Sustainability and Innovations (OSI) and is not part of this resolution.

This rear loading refuse truck will be an addition to the City's fleet of refuse trucks and is needed to main...

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