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December 09, 2021 City Council Regular Meeting
31. Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract for the Purchase of One (1) Jaws of Life from Municipal Emergency Services in the Amount of $30,650. This Device is an Essential Tool that Enables a Quick and Efficient Extricate of Victims Trapped in Vehicles and Collapsed Structures.
Strategic Priority
Public Safety

Recommend approval to procure one (1) Hurst eDRAULIC unit (Jaws of Life) from Municipal Emergency Services (Charlotte, NC)(D) in the amount of $30,650.

This device is an essential tool in Savannah Fire’s arsenal. The equipment enables quick, efficient and safe extricate of victims trapped in vehicles and collapsed structures. This purchase will allow Savannah Fire to start replacing the aging units ensuring the agency has reliable equipment.

This procurement will be through a cooperative purchasing agreement contract No. M-25698236. Cooperative purchasing is authorized as an appropriate procurement method in Division 10 Section 4-4152 of the City of Savannah’s purchasing ordinance. Delivery: As requested. Terms: Net 30 days. The vendor is:

C.C. Municipal Emergency Services (Charlotte, NC)(D) $30,650.40

A pre-proposal meeting was not conducted as this item is being procured through the use of a cooperative purchasing agreement. (D) Indicates non-local, non-DBE business.



Derik Minard, Fire Chief
Financial Impact
Expenditure of $30,650 from the General Fund
Review Comments
Exhibit 1: Funding Verification - Emergency Equipment
Exhibit 2: Purchasing Notes - Emergency Equipment
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