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File #: 21-0518    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bid & Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/16/2021 Final action: 6/16/2021
Title: Authorize the issuance of a Purchase Order to Dooley Enterprises, Inc. for Range ammunition.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Exhibit 1 - Dooley Enterprises, Inc. Quote #015656, 3. Exhibit 2 - Winchester Law Enforcement Ammunition Letter

DATE: 06/16/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Police Department

Authorize the issuance of a Purchase Order to Dooley Enterprises, Inc. for Range ammunition.

The Police Department operates and maintains an indoor shooting range at 710 Public Safety Way, Corona, to comply with County, State, and Federal regulations. The Range Staff facilitates quarterly firearms qualification for officers, annual firearms inspections, Special Response Team qualifications, and Advanced Officer Training as required by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Additionally, the range staff issues ammunition to officers for external Advanced Officer Training and the police academy.

Recommended action
That the City Council:

a. Authorize the Purchasing Manager to issue a purchase order to Dooley Enterprises, Inc., in the amount of $198,443.

b. Determine, under Corona Municipal Code (CMC) Section 3.08.140(B), that competitive bidding is not required based upon the reason provided in the "Basis for Exception to Competitive Bidding" section of this report.

a. Authorize the City Manager or his designee to approve change orders up to 10% of the original price quote amount as provided by Corona Municipal Code Section 3.08.080(I).

The Police Department has used Winchester ammunition, one of the largest and most trusted law enforcement ammunition manufacturers globally, for many years for all Department ammunition needs.

Winchester ammunition established itself as the best suited for the Police Department's needs, considering tactical, safety, and liability issues. There have never been any problems with legality associated with this brand. The Police Department uses roughly a dozen different types and calibers of ammunition. Winchester supplies them all, even our highly sophisticated long-range r...

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