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City Council Regular
Consider Purchase of Fire Rescue Truck
Joan Lenzmeier, City Clerk
Staff is recommending purchase of one fire engine through a contract for cooperative purchasing.
Staff is recommending the purchase of one (1) 2020 Rosenbauer fire engine utilizing a cooperative purchasing contract with the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) at a base cost of $675,379. This will replace a 2009 Pierce fire engine. Staff anticipates the existing truck will be kept as a reserve engine. The 2009 Rosenbauer rescue truck will then be sold for approximately $50,000.
Staff is requesting that the order be placed on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 with anticipated delivery in October of 2020.
Funding for the replacement fire engine has been included in the proposed 2020 City budget. While the budget will not be approved until December, the City can realize a more timely delivery of the new fire engine by ordering now.
Authorize the purchase of one replacement fire engine.
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