AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           November 27, 2006

 

From:                          Mike Thornton, Purchasing Manager

 

Subject:                      Purchase Requisition #37444 to Highland Tractor for the Public Works Department Fleet Division

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of purchase requisition #37444 to Highland Tractor for the Public Works Department Fleet Division for $43,070.40.

 

Analysis:

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.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the purchase as stated above for $43,070.40; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

Funds have been budgeted and are available in the replacement equipment purchase account.

 


Submission Date and Time:    11/22/2006 12:53 PM____

 

Department: __Public Works – Fleet____

Prepared by:  __Mike Thornton________                     

Attachments:         Yes__X_   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No _X__

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ________RS___________

 

Account No. _001-5110-519.64-13__

 

Project No. __FLEET___________

 

WF No. _____WF0412884 / ______

 

Budget  _____$1,268,330_________

 

Available ____$778,733__________