Item Coversheet
City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to issue a purchase order to Altec Industries, in the amount of $123,320.00, for a hydraulic aerial truck for the Power and Light Department.

Council action to issue a purchase order.

Staff is seeking approval for replacement of unit #5607, a two-man aerial bucket truck. This is a fleet replacement of an existing bucket truck that has reached the end of its 12-year life-cycle and has been budgeted in the 2017/2018 Power & Light Department budget. The vehicle is assigned to the Transmission & Distribution High Line department for constructing and maintaining the electric utility’s infrastructure in the 45’ to 55’ height range. This is the aerial device in the Power & Light fleet for reaching that height and is relied upon daily. Maintenance cost incurred over the past year total $12,797.87 with a lifetime maintenance cost of $44,450; vehicle miles are 83,737 and hours used total 12,879.

The purchase order, if approved, will be issued against the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) agreement 031014-ALT valid through April 10, 2018. The cooperative purchasing provisions of paragraph 5 of the Independence City Code allows for the purchase of items competitively bid by other governmental entities.

Approval of this item authorizes the Procurement Manager to issue change orders up to a total of ten (10) percent of the original authorized amount, so long as appropriations are available.

Fiscal Impact:


Req. No: 69230 OF
Acct. No: 6123-5404-1715
Bid No: Cooperative
Amount: $123,320.00

Department:          Power & LightContact Person:          Andrew Boatright

Purchasing Division (Finance Department)Approved
Power and Light DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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