CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE: Adopt a Resolution authorizing and directing the City Manager to enter into a purchase agreement with McLarty Ford for the purchase of one Crew Cab Ton Truck. (PWD)

AGENDA DATE: 03/19/2018

ITEM#: 6

DEPARTMENT: Public Works Department

DATE SUBMITTED: 02/27/2018

PREPARED BY: Tracie Lee, Assistant Public Works Director

SUBJECT: Purchase of Crew Cab Ton Truck for the Street Division

EXHIBITS: Resolution, McLarty Ford Bid, and Gregg Orr Extreme Bid.

APPROVAL:

 

EXPENSE REQUIRED: $32,900.00

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $32,900.00 (201-141-54001, Street Capital Outlay)

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: $0.00

SUMMARY: The City Manager is requesting authorization to purchase one (1) Crew Cab Ton Truck in the amount of $32,900 from McLarty Ford.  The Public Works Department advertised in the Texarkana Gazette and solicited bids. McLarty Ford in Texarkana, Texas submitted the lowest qualified bid (two bids were received).  

To fund the purchase, we propose to use $32,900.00 of the $270,000.00 in line item 201-141-54001, Street Capital Outlay approved in the 2018 budget. 

BOARD ACTION: The City Manager and staff recommend board approval.

EMERGENCY CLAUSE: This item will be approved by a resolution; therefore, it will not need an emergency clause.

 

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. ______

 

            WHEREAS, pursuant to advertisement by the Public Works Department a low bid was submitted by McLarty Ford for one (1) Crew Cab Ton Truck in the amount of $32,900.00; and

WHEREAS, the funding for the purchase will come from $270,000.00 budgeted in line item 201-141-54001, Street Capital Outlay, that was approved in the 2018 budget; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager and staff recommend approval;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas that the City Manager is authorized and directed to enter into a contract with McLarty Ford in the amount and for the purposes set forth above with funding from the sources so indicated. 

PASSED AND APPROVED this 19th day of March, 2018.

 

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Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

 

 

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney