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April 12, 2018 City Council Regular Meeting
38. Motion to Procure One Ton Flatbed Truck from J.C. Lewis Ford (Event No. 5806)
Strategic Priority

Recommend approval to procure an additional one ton flat bed non-dumping truck from J.C. Lewis Ford in the amount of $34,170.00.  This truck will be used by the Traffic Engineering Department to pick up Type 1, 2 and 3 barricades, barrels, cones, etc. This truck will be used to replace Unit No. 8218, which was involved in a collision and is not cost effective to repair. 

J.C. Lewis Ford submitted a bid of $34,491.32, which was within both 2% and $500.00 of the responsive, non-local low bidder’s pricing. J.C. Lewis Ford was offered the opportunity to match the low bidder’s pricing, and agreed to match it.

Bids were originally received on January 30, 2018.  Council approved the original purchase on March 1, 2018.  Delivery: As requested.  Terms: Net 30 days.  Bidders were:

L.B.  J.C. Lewis Ford (Savannah, GA)(B)  $34,491.32*
02.  O.C. Welch Ford (Hardeeville, SC)(D)  $34,170.00

A pre-bid conference was not conducted as this is a tag-on purchase.  (B) Indicates local, non-minority owned business.  (D) Indicates non-local, non-minority owned business.  (*) Indicates original bid and local vendor preference.  



Iris Ellsberry-Smith, Fleet Management Director
Financial Impact
$34,170.00 expenditure from the Vehicle Replacement Fund
Review Comments
Purchasing Summary.pdf
One Ton Flat Bed Funding Verification.pdf
Bid Tabulations.pdf
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