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File #: 21-0800    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bid & Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/1/2021 Final action: 9/1/2021
Title: Purchase three (3) Paramedic Rescue Squad Trucks utilizing the National Purchasing Partners Contract # PS20225 Cooperative Contract.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. EXHIBIT 1-Fouts Squad Proposal, 3. EXHIBIT 2-Fouts NPP Master Price Agreement, 4. EXHIBIT 3-League of Oregon Cities Fire Apparatus Solicitation Synopsis, 5. EXHIBIT 4-League of Oregon Cities Fire Apparatus RFP, 6. EXHIBIT 5-Intergovernmental Cooperative Purchasing Agreement, 7. EXHIBIT 6-Citygate Standards Of Coverage Assessment
REQUEST FOR CITY COUNCIL ACTION



DATE: 9/1/2021

TO: Honorable Mayor and City Council Members

FROM: Fire Department

SUBJECT:
Title
Purchase three (3) Paramedic Rescue Squad Trucks utilizing the National Purchasing Partners Contract # PS20225 Cooperative Contract.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
The Fire Department requests authorization to issue a purchase order to Fouts Brothers Fire Equipment in the amount of $627,567 to purchase three (3) Paramedic Rescue Squad Trucks. This purchase is required for the implementation of two (2) Low-acuity Paramedic Rescue Squads. The third unit will be utilized as a reserve unit. The implementation of these units has been approved and funded through the budgeting process.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommended action
That the City Council:

a. Authorize the Purchasing Manager to issue a purchase order to Fouts Brothers Fire Equipment in the amount of $627,567 to purchase three (3) Paramedic Rescue Squad Trucks.

b. Authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to approve change orders up to 10% or $62,757 as authorized by Corona Municipal Code Section 3.08.080(I).

c. Make a determination under Corona Municipal Code Section 3.08.140(C) that competitive bidding has been satisfied based upon the reasons provided in this agenda report.

d. Authorize a one-time appropriation of $90,324 from the General Fund to the Vehicle Procurement Capital Improvement Project No. 6834.

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BACKGROUND & HISTORY:
In 2019, Citygate Associates, LLC (Citygate) conducted a Standards of Coverage Assessment of the Corona Fire Department. This operational assessment of the Fire Department included an analysis of emergency incident volume, incident type, and fire service emergency response modeling. Finding #7 of the assessment identified that the overall number of simultaneous incidents has been increasing since 2014. Additionally, the Department has experienced a fifty percent increase in call volume over the past fifteen years. Currently, si...

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