Gainesville Logo
 
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 190167.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2019 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 8/1/2019 Final action: 8/1/2019
Title: Contract Continuation with Enterprise FM Trust-Vehicle Leasing Agreement for the Gainesville Police Department (NB) This item is a request for the City Commission to authorize the waiver of the bid process and continue the participation in the ongoing contract with Enterprise FM Trust for an additional five years.
Title

Contract Continuation with Enterprise FM Trust-Vehicle Leasing Agreement for the Gainesville Police Department (NB)

This item is a request for the City Commission to authorize the waiver of the bid process and continue the participation in the ongoing contract with Enterprise FM Trust for an additional five years.

Explanation

The Police Department has had an ongoing contract with Enterprise FM Trust since 2013. The department needed the ability to obtain vehicles to be utilized in a covert capacity for various investigations.  The nature of these investigations necessitates the ability to swap out these vehicles frequently to prevent or alleviate concerns the vehicle compromised the investigations.  Enterprise also works with other North Florida agencies such as Alachua County Sheriff’s Office, Flagler County Sheriff’s Office and the City of Lake City, which keeps us all informed of what other agencies are experiencing with their undercover operations vehicles. Under the existing contract, during the past 12 months, GPD has used this contract to provide 5 vehicles to command staff so their assigned fleet vehicles could be outfitted for use by temporary staff assigned to the Police Service Technicians.

We have obtained the results of recent RFPs from the State of Florida for rental vehicles, the City of Orlando and the Preferred Rate Agreement offered to local governmental entities in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The prices paid under our agreement with Enterprise average $300 to $400 less per vehicle per month than the rates offered to the other cities and are $800 to $1000 less per vehicle per month than the State of Florida contract pricing for vehicle rentals. Purchasing conducted the same search and had the same findings.

The services provided by Enterprise Fleet Management are uniquely specialized in their provision of vehicles utilized by several North Florida law enforcement agencies. The specialized serv...

Click here for full text



© 2014 City of Gainesville, Florida. All right reserved.

CONTACT US
City Departments
Online Contact
200 East University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601
352-334-5000