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File #: 21-2347   
Type: Purchase of Equipment
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 4/8/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a contract with Ancira Motor Company to provide the San Antonio Fire Department with first responder trucks for FY 2021 and FY 2022 for an estimated total cost of $750,400.00. Funding in the amount of $136,200.00 is available from the FY 2021 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund budget. Funding for FY 2022 is subject to City Council approval of the annual budget. [Ben Gorzell, Chief Financial Officer; Troy Elliott, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Finance]
Attachments: 1. Ancira Motor Company - Bid Response, 2. Bid Tabulation, 3. Addendum I & II, 4. Certificate of Exemption, 5. Draft Ordinance, 6. Ordinance 2021-04-08-0222
DEPARTMENT: Finance


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Troy Elliott


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Citywide


SUBJECT:

Annual Contract for First Responder Trucks for the Fire Department


SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes acceptance of a contract with Ancira Motor Company to provide the San Antonio Fire Department with ten First Responder Trucks for FY 2021 and FY 2022 for an estimated total cost of $750,400.00.

Funding for two replacement responder trucks in the amount of $136,200.00 is available from the FY 2021 Equipment Renewal and Replacement Fund (ERRF) budget. Additional purchases are subject to the appropriation of subsequent funding.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Submitted for City Council consideration and action is the attached tabulation of two offers to provide an annual contract for replacement first responder trucks for the San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD). The annual contract will provide ten replacement trucks that will consist of three emergency medical services (EMS) responder trucks, six first responder trucks and one squad truck.

Two replacement units are planned in FY 2021 and eight replacements are planned in FY 2022 subject to the appropriation of subsequent annual funding by City Council.

The EMS Responder Trucks will be utilized by EMS Supervisors that provide additional support to deployed ambulances. These trucks can carry additional emergency medical technicians and supplies to a call for medical emergency services. These trucks are capable to provide direct medical support when a gurney is not required.

First Responder Trucks will be assigned to Battalion Chiefs that accompany fire engines, platform ladder trucks, and squad trucks during calls for a critical firefighting response. These trucks can carry additional fire fighters and auxiliary supplies.

The Squad Truck, a smaller response vehicle that responds to minor calls for service, that reduce the wear and tear on larger more expensive firefighting vehicles. These vehicles are dr...

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