Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition #37444 to Highland Tractor for the Public Works Department Fleet Division for $43,070.40.
This purchase is for a new skid steer loader tractor, John Deere model CT322, to be used by the Public Works Streets Division. This is a new equipment purchase.
This purchase is being made using the State of Florida Sheriff’s Association contract #06-14-0821 Specification 51. This contract is available for use to Florida municipalities. Manufacturers on the Sheriffs’ contract are Case, Caterpillar, John Deere and Volvo. The Fleet Manager has evaluated the different manufacturers and has selected the John Deere model CT322 as the one that best meets the needs of the City. In addition, the John Deere has the lowest base price cost among all manufacturers available. This purchase will be made from a local vendor. All other manufacturers are available from dealers outside the Leesburg area.
1. Approve the purchase as stated above for $43,070.40; or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
Funds have been budgeted and are available in the replacement equipment purchase account.
Department: __Public Works – Fleet____
Prepared by: __Mike Thornton________
Attachments: Yes__X_ No ______
Advertised: ____Not Required __X___
Attorney Review : Yes___ No _X__
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ________RS___________
Account No. _001-5110-519.64-13__
Project No. __FLEET___________
WF No. _____WF0412884 / ______