Background: Emergency Management Department plans to replace its vehicles on a 10-year cycle, based on the assumption that maintenance and repair costs will start exceeding the vehicle’s value; current vehicle is now 10 years old. The Department also has a new capability in the form of a communications trailer, and the current vehicle, an SUV, is not safe to tow it. The new vehicle will be a full-sized pick-up.
Fiscal Impact: $30,462.50 from Emergency Management Department’s equipment reserve fund.
Recommended Motion: Approve the Emergency Management Department to accept the Withnell Dodge quote and purchase a new vehicle, and authorize the Emergency Manager to sign for the vehicle. Fiscal Impact: $30,462.50.