ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE

 

2.

Consider APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURE FOR PURCHASE OF FORD F150 4X4 CREW CAB TRUCK

 

Meeting Date:

December 5, 2017

Budgeted:

Yes

 

From:

David J. Stoldt,

Program/

Fixed Assets

 

General Manager

Line Item No.:

XX-02-914000

 

Prepared By:

Suresh Prasad

Cost Estimate:

$31,000

 

General Counsel Review:N/A

Committee Recommendation:The Administrative Committee reviewed this item on December 5, 2017 and recommended ____________.

CEQA Compliance:This action does not constitute a project as defined by the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15378.

 

SUMMARY: The Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 Budget includes fund to purchase Ford F150 4x4 crew cab truck as a pooled vehicle this fiscal year.With the hiring of additional field staffs, District is currently short on pooled vehicles that can be used in the field. This vehicle will be an addition to the Districtís existing pooled vehicles and will be accessible for use to all divisions.

 

District is part of the Ford Fleet Program, which provides incentives in price break.Staff solicited bids from two different Ford vendors which are attached as Exhibit 2-A.The vehicle provided in the proposals meets all specifications of the District.The prices are summarized in the following table:

 

Cypress Coast Ford

Salinas Valley Ford

Ford F350 Truck

$30,282.58

$30,084.94

 

RECOMMENDATION:Staff recommends that the Board authorize expenditure of funds to purchase Ford 150 4x4 crew cab truck from Salinas Valley Ford at a not-to-exceed price of $31,000.00.The Administrative Committee considered this item on December 5, 2017 and voted __ to __ recommend ___________.

 

BACKGROUND:The Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget includes $35,000 for the purchase of Ford F150 4x4 crew cab truck.In order to make it accessible for field use, the vehicles have to be equipped with 4wheel drive function. In addition, the crew cab functionality will enable the vehicle to be used for carrying group of people in fields. This will be a pool vehicle and will be accessible for use to all divisions of the District.

 

EXHIBIT

2-ATruck proposals

 

 

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