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  County Administrator's Report     10. 9.    
BCC Regular Meeting Budget & Finance Consent  
Meeting Date: 09/01/2016  
Issue:    Recommendation Concerning the Purchase of One Agriculture 100HP Tractor for the Public Works Pensacola Beach Division, VE 15-16.020
From: Joy D. Blackmon, P.E.
Department: Public Works  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation Concerning the Purchase of One Agriculture Tractor for the Public Works Department Pensacola Beach Division - Joy D. Blackmon, P.E., Public Works Department Director

That the Board authorize the issuance of a Purchase Order to Beard Equipment Company, in the amount $53,584.19, for one 100 HP agriculture tractor for the Public Works Department, Pensacola Beach Division, according to the specifications of VE 15-16.020.

The Purchasing Department posted the request on the Escambia County website for 30 days, beginning July 18, 2016.  One additional responsive quote was received from Coastal Machinery Company, Inc.

[Funding:  Fund 001, General Fund, Cost Center 211401, Object Code 56401]
BACKGROUND:

This agriculture tractor, upon purchase, will replace a model in the current fleet; the current unit will be auctioned as surplus. This new unit will facilitate the continuation of the beach maintenance program presently in operation on Santa Rosa Island. The Purchasing Department posted the request on the Escambia County Website for 30 days, beginning July 18, 2016, and the most responsive quote was obtained from Beard Equipment Company, Pensacola.

BUDGETARY IMPACT:

Funds are available in Fund 001, General Fund, Cost Center 211401,Object Code 56401

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:
N/A
PERSONNEL:
N/A
POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:

This recommendation is in compliance with the Escambia County, FL Code of Ordinances, Chapter 46, Article II, Section 46-44, Application; Exemptions; and Section 46-64, Board approval, and Award a Purchase Order.
 

In an effort to encourage competition from local businesses, and in compliance with Board-adopted policy, this purchase was advertised on the county's website for 30 days. One additional, less-responsive quote was received.

IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:

Upon Board approval, the Office of Purchasing will be requested to issue a Purchase Order.


Attachments
VE 15-16.020
Beard Equip. Submittal
Coastal Machinery Submittal

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