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File #: 17-0268   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 4/11/2017
Title: Authorize the Issuance of a Purchase Order for an Articulating Telescopic Aerial Bucket Truck (F17-093)
Attachments: 1. Draft Purchase Order
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Authorize the Issuance of a Purchase Order for an Articulating Telescopic Aerial Bucket Truck (F17-093)

Report
REPORT IN BRIEF
Approval is requested to authorize the issuance of a Purchase Order for one Altec Model AT41P Articulating Telescopic Aerial Device in the amount of $175,791, including all taxes and fees for use by the Department of Public Works Operations Division.

EXISTING POLICY
Pursuant to Chapter 2.08 of the Sunnyvale Municipal Code, Council approval is required to approve bids greater than $100,000. Pursuant to Section 2.08.220, the City may utilize cooperative purchasing agreements initiated by other public or quasi-public agencies.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378(a) as it has no potential for resulting in either a direct physical change in the environment, or a reasonably foreseeable indirect physical change in the environment.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The articulating telescopic aerial vehicle is used for maintenance and replacement of City street lights by the Department of Public Works Operations Division. The existing 2002 International 4700 30' Aerial Platform Truck has reached its useful life and is up for replacement.

Investigation into various trucks used for street light repairs by neighboring cities resulted in the recommendation to replace the current truck with an Altec model articulating telescopic aerial vehicle similar to the 2002 International that meets all of the City's operational and safety requirements. Staff recommends purchasing the truck through the National Joint Powers Alliance, a purchasing cooperative which leverages volume pricing.

FISCAL IMPACT
Budgeted funding is available in Fleet Equipment Replacement Account.

Funding Source
The City's fleet vehicles are funded by the City's General Services Fund, Fleet Servi...

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