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File #: 21-666    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/14/2021 In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 7/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Approve a Purchase Order for the Purchase of a John Deere Excavator for County Road Maintenance, and authorize the Public Works Director/Assistant Purchasing Agent to sign the Purchase Order
Sponsors: Public Works
Attachments: 1. Sourcewell Contract, 2. Pape Quote
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Memorandum


Date: July 14, 2021

To: The Honorable Bruno Sabatier, Chair, Lake County Board of Supervisors

From: Scott De Leon, Public Works Director

Subject: Approve a Purchase Order for the Purchase of a John Deere Excavator for County Road Maintenance, and authorize the Public Works Director/Assistant Purchasing Agent to sign the Purchase Order

Executive Summary: (include fiscal and staffing impact narrative):

The adopted FY 21/22 budget for the ISF Heavy Equipment Division of the Public Works Department includes an appropriation for the replacement of one excavator. The budgeted amounts and the authorization to purchase these pieces of equipment prior to the adoption of the final County budget was approved by your Board on June 9, 2021.

The vendor (Pape' Machinery) for this purchase has utilized Sourcewell, previously known as the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), to secure a price quotation for the excavator. The replacement excavator is a John Deere Model 60G with Cab, digging and grading buckets, hydraulic thumb, and pads for operating on pavement, and will be purchased through Budget Unit 9908 - ISF Equipment Replacement for a total price of $84,620.25, which includes sales tax and delivery. A copy of the proposal is attached. You will note that the proposal includes an optional trade-in of a backhoe currently in the fleet, and staff is comparing this option against selling the equipment at auction. Due to this uncertainly, staff is recommending approval at a "not to exceed" price, which will likely be reduced or offset by the trade-in or sale of the backhoe.

The use of Sourcewell meets the requirements of Ordinance #2406, Purchasing Code No. 38.4 Cooperative Purchases. As an authorized retailer of John Deere products, the vendor is granted authority to utilize pricing through their contract with Sourcewell, and their proposal reflects the Sourcewell Contract number. We have also included a copy of the contract between Sourcewell and J...

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