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April 22, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting
9. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for the Purchase of Automotive Batteries for City Vehicles with O'Reilly Automotive Stores Inc. (Local) for up to $63,478 (Event No. 8065)
Strategic Priority
Good Government

Recommend approval to award an annual contract for automotive batteries for use on City fleet vehicles for up to $63,477.87 with O’Reilly Automotive Stores Inc. dba O’Reilly Auto Parts. This contract was bid  and awarded through the Savannah First Initiative.

The department will use this contract to procure maintenance-free batteries with characteristics to withstand rough handling and usage. The latest battery specification shall comply with the Battery Council International Battery Replacement Data Books, unless otherwise specified.

This contract will expire on April 7, 2022. This Contract is for one year with three renewal options available.

This bid was advertised to local only companies as part of Savannah First Initiative. The bidders were:

O’Reilly Automotive Stores Inc. (Savannah, GA)(B) $63,477.87

(B) Indicates local, non-minority owned business. Recommend approval.





Brett Bell, Chief of Operations
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $63,478 from the Internal Service Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Automotive Batteries.pdf
Exhibit 2: Specifications - Automotive Batteries.pdf
Exhibit 3: Purchasing Notes - Automotive Batteries .pdf
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