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 River City Hydraulics, Inc. for the purchase of a Trashbed Knuckle Boom Truck. (PWD)

AGENDA DATE: 03/19/2018

ITEM#: 7

DEPARTMENT: Public Works Department

DATE SUBMITTED: 02/27/2018

PREPARED BY: Tracie Lee, Assistant Public Works Director

SUBJECT: Purchase of Trashbed Knuckle Boom Truck.

EXHIBITS: Resolution, and River City Hydraulics, Inc. Bid.

APPROVAL:

 

EXPENSE REQUIRED: $138,150.00

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $138,150.00 (201-141-54001, Street Capital Outlay)

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: $0.00

SUMMARY: The City Manager is requesting authorization to purchase one (1) Trashbed Knuckle Boom Truck in the amount of $138,150.00 from River City Hydraulics, Inc.  The Public Works Department advertised in the Texarkana Gazette on February 4th and 11th for solicitation of bids. The only bid submitted was from River City Hydraulics, Inc. in Sherwood, Arkansas.  

To fund the purchase, we propose to use $138,150.00 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 from River City Hydraulics, Inc. to purchase one (1) Trashbed Knuckle Boom Truck in the amount of $138,150.00; 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 River City Hydraulics, Inc. 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.

 

_____________________________

Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

________________________________

Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

 

 

________________________________

George M. Matteson, City Attorney