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File #: 19-7867   
Type: Purchase of Equipment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 11/14/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a contract with Grande Truck Center to provide the Animal Care Services Department with four live animal transport trucks in FY 2020 and six trucks in FY 2021 for a total cost of $566,370.00. Funding for two replacement trucks in the amount of $113,274.00 is available from the FY 2020 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund Budget. Funding for two additional units in the amount of $113,274.00 is available from the FY 2020 General Fund Budget. Funding for the purchase of six replacement units in FY 2021 in the amount of $339,822.00 is subject to future appropriation of funds. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Attachments: 1. 61-12064 - Grande Truck Center, 2. Bid Tab, 3. Draft Ordinance, 4. Ordinance 2019-11-14-0953
DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Live Animal Transport Trucks


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes the acceptance of an annual contract with Grande Truck Center of San Antonio, Texas to provide the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services Department with ten Live Animal Transport trucks for a total cost of $566,370.00. Four trucks are planned for purchase in FY 2020 and six trucks are planned for FY 2021. The FY 2020 purchase will consist of two replacement and two additional units. Funding for the two replacement trucks in the amount of $113,274.00 is available from the FY 2020 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund Budget. Funding for the two additional units in the amount of $113,274.00 is available from the FY 2020 General Fund Budget. Funding for the purchase of six replacement units in FY 2021 in the amount of $339,822.00 is subject to the future appropriation of funds.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for City Council consideration and action is the attached tabulation of three competitive bids to provide the Animal Care Services Department with a contract for the purchase of ten live animal transport trucks. These trucks will be used for animal control operations throughout the City. Currently, there are 26 live animal transport trucks in the City's fleet. The purchase of two additional trucks in FY 2020 will increase the fleet to 28 trucks.

ISSUE:

This contract will provide the Animal Care Services Department with four live animal transport trucks in FY 2020. Replacement of two units is consistent with the City's Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund and two additional units will be provided for to the Animal Care Services Department for animal control operations. The addition of two units will allow the department to support high impoundment districts and improve responsiveness to resident's call for service.

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