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File #: 23-0426    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Contract Status: Approved
File created: 6/20/2023 In control: FPD Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/18/2023 Final action: 7/18/2023
Title: PROPOSED CONTRACT Department(s): Department of Facilities and Fleet Vendor: Earle Kinlaw and Associates (EKA), Grayson, Georgia Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to enter into and execute Good(s) or Service(s): Three (3) Jacobsen HR800 rotary mowers with cabin Contract Value: $463,140.33 Contract Period: One-time purchase Estimated Fiscal Impact: FY 2023 $463,140.33 Accounts: Clean Air and Clean Water Referendum, Vehicle Purchase 51033.560266 Contract Number(s): #74000012640 issued under Project #23-FL-201 (piggyback contract based on the GSA Schedule Contract No. GS-07F-085CA) Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final contract is subject to legal review and approval. The contract-specific Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise goal for this contract was set to zero. District(s): Districtwide Summary: The Forest Preserves' purchase of the three (3) mowers will enable th...
Indexes: (Inactive) ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. Jacobsen HR800_Spec_Sheet

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PROPOSED CONTRACT

 

Department(s):  Department of Facilities and Fleet

 

Vendor:  Earle Kinlaw and Associates (EKA), Grayson, Georgia

 

Request: Authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to enter into and execute

 

Good(s) or Service(s):  Three (3) Jacobsen HR800 rotary mowers with cabin

 

Contract Value:  $463,140.33

 

Contract Period:  One-time purchase

 

Estimated Fiscal Impact:  FY 2023 $463,140.33

 

Accounts:  Clean Air and Clean Water Referendum, Vehicle Purchase 51033.560266

 

Contract Number(s): #74000012640 issued under Project #23-FL-201 (piggyback contract based on the GSA Schedule Contract No. GS-07F-085CA)

 

Concurrences: The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final contract is subject to legal review and approval.

 

The contract-specific Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise goal for this contract was set to zero.

 

District(s):  Districtwide 

 

Summary:  The Forest Preserves’ purchase of the three (3) mowers will enable the Department of Landscape Maintenance to replace units that are over thirty (30) years old. The new units will allow staff to mow regardless of temperatures and maintain large areas in less time with an increased cutting width of 16 feet. Green technologies for this product are not yet available in the U.S. market.

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