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File #: 18-6286   
Type: Purchase of Equipment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/13/2018
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the purchase of thirteen brush trucks with grappler loader from Houston Freightliner, Inc., for the Solid Waste Management Department and Transportation and Capital Improvements for a total cost of $2,409,242.66, funded from the Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund (ERRF). [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer]
Attachments: 1. 61-10789 Houston Freightliner, Inc., 2. Bid Tab, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2018-12-13-1002
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DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Purchase of Brush Trucks with Grappler Loaders


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes acceptance of an offer from Houston Freightliner, Inc., to provide thirteen replacement Brush Trucks with Grappler Loaders for a total cost of $2,409,242.66. Funding for this purchase is available from the FY 2019 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund (ERRF) Budget.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for City Council consideration and action is an offer to provide thirteen replacement brush trucks with grappler loaders for a total cost of $2,409,242.66.

Eleven of the brush trucks with grappler loaders will used by the Solid Waste Management Department for curbside brush and bulky collection from City residents. The two remaining replacement units will used by Transportation & Capital Improvements Department for removing debris from stormwater culverts. There are currently 50 brush trucks with grappler loaders in the City's fleet.


ISSUE:

This contract will provide the City with thirteen replacement brush trucks with grappler loaders. The Solid Waste Management Department will receive eleven replacement units and the Transportation & Capital Improvements Department will receive two replacement units. The replacement of these units is consistent with the City's Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund (ERRF) program.

These units will be purchased from Houston Freightliner, Inc. utilizing the Houston-Galveston Area Council of Governments (HGAC) cooperative purchasing agreement passed through Resolution 96-41-48 dated October 10, 1996.

The brush truck's cab and chassis have a two year warranty, the engines have a two year warranty, the transmissions have a three year warranty, and the grappler bodies have a one year warranty. The life expectancy for these trucks is 96 months.

The Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) Ordinance requirements were...

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