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File #: 21-1796    Version: 1 Name: 11/15/21 Approve the Purchase of Vehicles from Signature Ford
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/15/2021 Final action: 11/15/2021
Enactment date: 11/15/2021 Enactment #: R-21-410
Title: Resolution to Approve the Purchase of Vehicles from Signature Ford (Macomb County Cooperative Purchasing - $360,892.00)
Attachments: 1. Macomb County Pricing (#21-18).pdf, 2. Signature Ford Quotes - Combined.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve the Purchase of Vehicles from Signature Ford (Macomb County Cooperative Purchasing - $360,892.00)
Memorandum
The attached resolution authorizes the purchase of six 2022 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid patrol vehicles at $36,694.00 each, one 2022 Ford Expedition 4x4 at $40,224.00, one 2022 Ford Explorer 4x4 Hybrid at $48,188.00, one 2022 Ford F-150 pickup truck at $24,463.00, and one 2022 Ford F-250 pickup truck at $27,853.00 for a total of $360,892.00 from Signature Ford, Owosso, Michigan. This resolution includes both police vehicles and other City vehicles.

Police Vehicles: The City's labor contracts with the Ann Arbor Police Officers Association and the Ann Arbor Police Supervisors require that vehicles used by their members will not be driven more than 80,000 miles or 6 years, whichever comes first. The police vehicles listed on this resolution will replace vehicles that will have reached the contractual limit in the next year.

The pursuit-rated Interceptor Utility Hybrid patrol car uses a large battery pack to power the vehicle's law enforcement equipment including lights, sirens, computers, radio, printer, and the heating and AC for the cabin. When the vehicle's engine is at idle, which is a significant amount of time for a patrol vehicle, the engine shuts down and the battery powers the equipment. If the battery gets low, the engine automatically starts to recharge the battery. The City has experienced significant improvements in fuel economy for our existing fleet that has this hybrid system.

Other City Vehicles: One of the primary objectives of the Fleet and Facilities Unit is to ensure that the City maintains a fleet that is reliable and affordable. One of the ways that we do this is by establishing a replacement schedule for each class of vehicle. This does not mean that once a vehicle hits the preset age that it is automatically replaced. When a vehicle comes up on the replacement schedule, we use a two step ...

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