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File #: ID 20-001337    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/30/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Approve the award of a purchase contract to Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, California, for the purchase of ten Chevrolet Bolts in the amount of $289,050 (Bid File 3778)
Sponsors: Department of Transportation
Attachments: 1. Bid Eval 3778.pdf
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REPORT TO THE CITY COUNCIL



October 22, 2020


FROM: GREGORY A. BARFIELD, Director
Department of Transportation

BY: BRIAN BARR, Assistant Director
Department of Transportation

DUANE MYERS, Fleet Manager
Department of Transportation, Municipal Fleet Division

CLIFF TRAUGH, Senior Management Analyst
Department of Transportation, Municipal Fleet Division

SUBJECT
Title
Approve the award of a purchase contract to Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, California, for the purchase of ten Chevrolet Bolts in the amount of $289,050 (Bid File 3778)

Body
RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends Council approve the award of a purchase contract to Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, California, for the purchase of ten Chevrolet Bolts in the amount of $289,050.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

The City Attorney's Office, Code Enforcement Division seeks to purchase 10 Chevrolet Bolts as replacements for trucks past their useful life. These new all electric vehicles will be utilized to travel throughout the City of Fresno enforcing the municipal code and responding to resident complaints. The units will be purchased through a competitive bidding procurement process and will be funded through the general fund.

BACKGROUND

The City Attorney's Office, Code Enforcement Division is responsible for enforcing the Fresno Municipal Code, as well as California building, plumbing, and electrical code. This is accomplished through inspections and citywide patrolling, utilizing seven teams and operating over 60 vehicles. These new vehicles will allow teams to safely and reliably travel throughout the city, addressing violations, complaints, and offering customer service to the residents of Fresno.

Currently, Code Enforcement operates a fleet of light-duty pickups originally purchased to fulfill a need to carry equipment. As the public nuisance and zoning teams have expanded in the last few years, the growing staff continued to operate out of existing pickups, handed down from other teams within their d...

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