|Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 10, 2015|
Agenda Item #26
Purchase of Four Low Floor Clean Diesel Buses for Transit
Contact and/or Presenter Information
Michael J. Brennan, CEM
Authorization for the purchase of four (4) Low Floor Clean Diesel buses for the Public Works Department, Transit Division, utilizing the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority Consortium (LYNX) Contract from Gillig Corporation, Hayward, CA, in the amount of $432,254.00 each for a total amount of $1,729,016.00.
Ordinance 08-43, Article 4, Section 2-26-40 Policies.
The Public Works Department, Transit Division, has expanded its services in 2015, and will expand again in 2016 requiring the purchase of four (4) additional Low Floor Clean Diesel buses to fulfill the vehicular requirements of these expanded services.
The Transit Division has requested Public Works, Fleet Services Division, to proceed with the purchase of four additional (4) Low Floor Clean Diesel heavy transit buses from Gillig Corporation, Hayward, CA, as they are the current contracted provider of heavy transit buses in the State.
The purchase of these additional 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 (I3R06) 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
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 Admin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Multiple Grants, detailed listing in Background Discussion
Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
Attachment: Low Floor Clean Diesel Bus Purchase Memo 02262015.pdf
Attachment: R060223 Bus Buy Purchase Request.pdf
Attachment: R060223 Bus Buy Quote.pdf