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File #: 19-0262    Version: 1 Name: BCR Automotive Group/Roesch Ford, Bensenville, Illinois
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 5/2/2019 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/21/2019 Final action: 5/21/2019
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Facilities and Fleet Department Vendor: BCR Automotive Group/Roesch Ford, Bensenville, Illinois Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute a contract with BCR Automotive Group/Roesch Ford, who was awarded a contract by the City of Chicago (contract #32916) through a competitive process, based on prices and terms offered to the City of Chicago for similar equipment. Good(s) or Service(s): Two (2) Ford F550 trucks, four (4) Ford F150 trucks, eight (8) Ford F350 trucks, two (2) Ford Fusions Contract Value: $619,298.00 Contract period: one-time purchase Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2019 $619,298.00 Accounts: Vehicles and Equipment 51057.530170, 51058.530170 Contract Number(s): 74000005868 Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item. The contract specific MWBE goal for this contract was set to zero. District(s): Districtwi...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent

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PROPOSED CONTRACT

 

Department(s):  Facilities and Fleet Department

 

Vendor:  BCR Automotive Group/Roesch Ford, Bensenville, Illinois

 

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute a contract with BCR Automotive Group/Roesch Ford, who was awarded a contract by the City of Chicago (contract #32916) through a competitive process, based on prices and terms offered to the City of Chicago for similar equipment.

 

Good(s) or Service(s):                       Two (2) Ford F550 trucks, four (4) Ford F150 trucks, eight (8) Ford F350 trucks, two (2) Ford Fusions

 

Contract Value:  $619,298.00

 

Contract period:  one-time purchase

 

Estimated Fiscal Impact:  FY 2019 $619,298.00

 

Accounts:  Vehicles and Equipment 51057.530170, 51058.530170

 

Contract Number(s):  74000005868

 

Concurrences:                     

 

The Chief Financial Officer and Chief Attorney have approved this item.

 

The contract specific MWBE goal for this contract was set to zero.

 

District(s): Districtwide

 

Summary:  The Facilities and Fleet Department received permission from the Vehicle Steering Committee on 4/23/2019 to decommission sixteen (16) Forest Preserve vehicles due to age and condition; and purchase sixteen (16) new vehicles to be assigned to the Landscape Maintenance and Resource Management Departments.  This request will be funded with existing capital funds and is not associated with funds identified in the proposed GO bond request. Of the sixteen (16) vehicles, two (2) vehicles will be outfitted with hybrid electric engines and fourteen (14) vehicles will have dual fuel tank capability (propane/unleaded gas). The purchase of these vehicles will support the Forest Preserves sustainability goals and reduce greenhouse gas production.

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