|Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - June 17, 2014|
Agenda Item #42
Purchase of Six (6) 35' Low Floor Clean Diesel Buses for Transit Division
Contact and/or Presenter Information
Olga Valcich, Contract Specialist - Purchasing Division x3055
Michael Brennan, CEM, Fleet Services Division Manager x7359
Authorization for the purchase of six (6) Low Floor Clean Diesel buses from Gillig, LLC, utilizing the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority Consortium (LYNX) Contract in the amount of $439,911.00 each for a total amount of $2,639,466.00.
Manatee County Code of Law
The Public Works Department, Transit Division, is in need of replacing six (6) 2004 Gillig Phantom standard floor heavy diesel buses which have exceeded the FDOT minimum service life for mileage and/or years in operation. The purchase of the new low floor clean diesel buses would allow Manatee County to maintain the existing level of service to its citizens by placing additional reliable vehicles into operation.
The purchase of the replacement buses is made pursuant to the executed Agreement between the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority d/b/a LYNX and Gillig, LLC. LYNX is the lead agency responsible for contracting for heavy duty transit coaches on behalf of LYNX and many other jurisdictions (known as consortium members), including Manatee County. The contract was entered into pursuant to competitive procurement process (I3-R06) and fully complies with FTA requirements.
Consortium members are authorized to issue purchase orders in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Agreement which is effective December 12, 2013, through and including December 11, 2018.
The funding for these replacement buses is provided by various grants through the Federal Transit Administration. Detailed funding source information is:
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Continuing Services Grant:
Delivery of the replacement buses will be approximately eighteen (18) months from order.
County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)
Explanation of Other
Instructions to Board Records
Please send a stamped copy of the Agenda to Fleet Services, Karie.firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchasing Division: Olga.email@example.com
Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Multiple Grants detailed in Background/Discussion
Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Attachment: Dept.Memo.,Quote.Execu.Agree.FTA Certs.6.5.2014..pdf