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File #: 20-6968   
Type: Purchase of Equipment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 1/14/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a contract with Siddons-Martin Emergency Group, LLC, to provide the San Antonio Fire Department with up to four Wildland Brush Fire Trucks for a total estimated cost of $960,828.00. Funding in the amount of $720,221.00 is available from the FY 2021 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund Budget for three trucks, and $240,608.00 is available from the 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant for an additional truck. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Attachments: 1. Siddons-Martin Emergency Group - Bid Response, 2. Bid Tab, 3. Draft Ordinance
DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Purchase of Wildland Brush Fire Trucks


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes a contract with Siddons-Martin Emergency Group to provide the San Antonio Fire Department with up to four Wildland Brush Fire Trucks for a total estimated cost of $960,828.00. Funding in the amount of $720,221.00 is available from the FY 2021 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund Budget for three trucks and in the amount of $240,607.00 is available from the 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant for an additional truck.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for City Council consideration and action is the offer submitted by Siddons-Martin Emergency Group utilizing the BuyBoard cooperative contract number 571-18 to provide up to four Wildland Brush Fire Trucks through September 30, 2021. Three replacement trucks will be funded through the FY 2021 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund for a total cost of $720,221.00. This contract also provides pricing for one add-one truck in the amount of $240,607.00 funded through the 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grant.

This contract will provide the Fire Department with Wildland Brush Fire Trucks used to respond to emergencies that are not accessible by conventional Type 1 fire engines. These trucks are lighter, smaller and more agile four-wheel drive firefighting trucks that can access remote areas and will be used to combat wildland brush fires. There are nine wildland brush fire trucks currently in service. Three replacement trucks will be assigned to stations 40, 42, and 48. The add-on truck assignment has not been determined. The life expectancy of these trucks is 96 months.


ISSUE:

This contract will provide the City of San Antonio Fire Department up to four Wildland Brush Fire Trucks to assist in fighting fires and with other emergency response requirements.

The units have a one-year bumper-to-bumper warranty.

These uni...

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