Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 2013-14

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING BID OF PIERCE MANUFACTURING, INC. FOR FIRE TRUCK AND EQUIPMENT

WHEREAS, the City of Elkins has need of a new fire truck and equipment to allow better deployment of fire fighting apparatus to provide quicker response times.

WHEREAS, the City of Elkins advertised for bids for a specific fire fighting apparatus and equipment and received two (2) bids to provide same.

WHEREAS, the City desires to obtain the fire truck offered by Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. and to immediately place an order for such apparatus, which will have the apparatus available to be placed into service at Elkins, Arkansas, within 270 days per the bid.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, That:

1. The Chief of the Elkins Fire Department is hereby authorized to place an order for an apparatus and equipment as described in the bid of Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., to provide said apparatus and equipment for $275,409.00 delivered.

2. That the Mayor and Recorder/Treasurer are anthorized to take such steps as are necessary to obtain a loan on the best terms available to finance the purchase of such fire truck (apparatus) and equipment, which loan will be repaid from funds of the Elkins Fire Department.

3. The Fire Chief or Mayor and Recorder/Treasurer are authorized and directed to execute any document necessary to order such truck and equipment from Pierce Manufacturing, Inc.; the Mayor and Recorder-Treasurer are authorized to move forward with obtaining the aforementioned loan and then using funds from the loan to acquire the aforesaid truck for the price set forth in the attached bid at the time of delivery.

APPROVED this 15th day of August, 2013