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Ordinance #: 2019-02
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF ELKINS FIRE DEPARTMENT TO OBTAIN FINANCING AND AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE THEREOF FOR THE PURCHASE OF A FIRE APPARATUS FOR THE ELKINS FIRE DEPARTMENT AND SUCH OTHER ACTION AS IS NECESSARY IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.
WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that it is immediately necessary and in the best interest of the citizens of the City of Elkins to purchase one (1) International MV 2200 Gallon Fire Apparatus for the City of Elkins Fire Department; and
WHEREAS, the fire apparatus will be used to equip the City of Elkins Fire Department with a fire apparatus that includes up to date and essential emergency equipment; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has been advised that acceptable and constitutional financing has been identified by the Mayor, the Mayor has received a commitment for such financing; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has determined it is in the best interest of the City of Elkins to permit the Mayor and Fire Chief to move forward with arrangements to take advantage of the current pricing opportunity on the apparatus.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Elkins as follows:
The Proposal secured by the Fire Chief of Elkins for the purchase of one (1) International MV 2200 Gallon Fire Truck and the total sum of approximately Two Hundred Ninety-Three Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($293,250.00) is hereby authorized and the Mayor is authorized to take all such action as is necessary in connection therewith in order to lock-in the purchase. Further, all previous actions of the Mayor or his designee in connection therewith are hereby approved and ratified.
PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council for the City of Elkins, Arkansas, this 10th day of January 2018