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AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF TWO CUROTTO CANS FROM SW SEQUIPMENT, LLC FOR USE ON THE CITY’S SOLID WASTE TRUCKS, AND WAIVING THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENT DUE TO A SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE AND SPECIAL MARKET CONDITIONS, PURSUANT TO RCW 39.04.280
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DocuSign Envelope ID:64DDBC41-E6D8-4E2E-AA5E-3B45A8C182BE <br /> RESOLUTION 3075 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANACORTES, <br /> WASHINGTON, authorizing the purchase of two Curotto cans from SWS <br /> Equipment, LLC. for use on the City's solid waste trucks, and waiving the <br /> competitive bidding requirement due to a sole source purchase and special market <br /> conditions, pursuant to RCW 39.04.280. <br /> WHEREAS, RCW 39.04.280 provides that the City, by resolution, may waive <br /> competitive bidding requirements when a purchase is clearly and legitimately limited to <br /> a single source of supply, or when the purchase involves special facilities or market <br /> conditions. <br /> WHEREAS, when the City converted to automated solid waste trucks back in <br /> 2015 the City bought 2 new trucks with Curotto cans (the attachment that goes on the <br /> front forks to pick up and dump cans); and <br /> WHEREAS, staff originally thought that the Curotto cans would outlast the truck <br /> due to easily and continually repairing/rebuilding them. However, when the City <br /> recently replaced these 2 trucks on their normal 7 year replacement cycle it became <br /> evident that the Curotto cans should be on the same replacement cycle; and <br /> WHEREAS, staff investigated doing a full rebuild of our existing units and <br /> found it to be cost prohibitive. A full in-house rebuild would cost the City an estimated <br /> $30,000-$40,000 each in parts alone and require a vast amount of internal labor to <br /> perform; and <br /> WHEREAS, brand new Curotto cans cost approximately $43,000 each plus <br /> shipping and tax, and have a 4-5 month lead-time; and <br /> WHEREAS, SWS Equipment, LLC. currently has 2 Curotto cans in stock that <br /> were traded in. These units have never been used but they now must be sold as used. <br /> The price would be $33,000 each plus shipping and tax; and <br /> WHEREAS, SWS Equipment, LLC. indicated that this deal was only available <br /> for a short period of time and would be sold to the first purchaser; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Public Works Operations Manager believes the price for these <br /> two "used" Curotto cans is a highly favorable price and would be sold to another party <br /> before the City has the time to comply with formal bidding requirements; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of <br /> Anacortes, Washington, as follows: <br /> Section 1. The City Council of the City of Anacortes, Washington, finds that the <br /> purchase of these two "used" Curotto cans clearly limits the City of Anacortes to <br /> a single source of supply and special market conditions,justifying the waiver of <br /> competitive bidding requirements. <br /> Resolution 3075 Page 1 <br />
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