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File #: 200288.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2020 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 9/17/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: Request to Purchase Fire Protection Equipment for Gainesville Fire Rescue (NB) This item requests City Commission approval for the issuance of a purchase order to Municipal Equipment Company not to exceed $150,000 for firefighter bunker gear during FY21.

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Request to Purchase Fire Protection Equipment for Gainesville Fire Rescue (NB)

 

This item requests City Commission approval for the issuance of a purchase order to Municipal Equipment Company not to exceed $150,000 for firefighter bunker gear during FY21.

 

Explanation

Gainesville Fire Rescue provides fire protection equipment, including bunker gear, for over 170 full-time firefighting positions.  The maximum useful life for bunker gear is 10 years. The department distributes the replacement costs for bunker gear over multiple years.  A new purchase order is needed for bunker gear purchases from Municipal Equipment Company during FY21 in an amount not to exceed $150,000.

 

Fiscal Note

Funds for the purchase are identified in GFR’s uniform account 001-820-8220-5220-3040-01.

 

Recommendation 

The City Commission authorize the City Manager to execute the purchase order not to exceed $150,000 to Municipal Equipment Company for fire protection equipment.

 




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