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File #: 20-0052    Version: 1 Name: Purchase from Strobes-R-Us for Police Department Vehicles
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 12/30/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 1/15/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWENTY-SIX (26) EMERGENCY VEHICLE WARNING EQUIPMENT PACKAGES FROM STROBES-R-US FOR THE NEW 2019-20 POLICE DEPARTMENT VEHICLES UTILIZING THE BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE (BSO) BID #18006AG, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(5) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES, IN ADDITION TO THE PURCHASE OF RELATED ACCESSORIES AND VEHICLE GRAPHICS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(8) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $232,292.43
Attachments: 1. 1. Vehicle Equipment Purchase Summary, 2. 2. Quotes from Strobes-R-Us, 3. 3. BSO Bid # 18006AG
Title
MOTION TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF TWENTY-SIX (26) EMERGENCY VEHICLE WARNING EQUIPMENT PACKAGES FROM STROBES-R-US FOR THE NEW 2019-20 POLICE DEPARTMENT VEHICLES UTILIZING THE BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE (BSO) BID #18006AG, PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(5) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES, IN ADDITION TO THE PURCHASE OF RELATED ACCESSORIES AND VEHICLE GRAPHICS IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CITY PURSUANT TO SECTION 35.18(C)(8) OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $232,292.43

Summary Explanation and Background

PROCUREMENT PROCESS TAKEN:

- Chapter 35 of the City’s Code of Ordinance is titled “PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES, PUBLIC FUNDS.”

- Section 35.18 of the City's Code of Ordinances is titled "COMPETITIVE BIDDING OR COMPETITIVE PROPOSALS REQUIRED; EXCEPTIONS."

- Section 35.18(C) states that "Only the following situations are exempt from the competitive bid and competitive proposal requirements of this section:"

- Section 35.18(C)(5) states, “Utilization of other governmental agencies’ contracts. Commodities or services that are the subject of contracts with the state its political subdivisions or other governmental entities including the United States government, are exempt from this section, provided, however, that this division shall apply only if the contract expressly permits or if the awarding jurisdiction and/or the vendor agree to allow the city to purchase therefrom and if either: (i) the commodities or services are the subject of a price schedule negotiated by the state or federal government or by competitive bid by another governmental agency and not on any preference; (ii) or the price offered for the commodity or service exactly equals or is lower than the governmental contract from vendors awarded the governmental contract. Where an award is made pursuant to this paragraph, the terms and conditions agreeable to the city may be used in lieu of those terms and conditions of the contract with the other governm...

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