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File #: 21-636    Version: 1 Name: Compressor Purchase Order
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 1/27/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 2/8/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Approval of a Purchase Order with Bauer Compressors, Inc. for a Replacement Air Compressor/Fill Station/Cascade System in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $71,296.47.
Related files: 21-182
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CC - Approval of a Purchase Order with Bauer Compressors, Inc. for a Replacement Air Compressor/Fill Station/Cascade System in the Amount Not-to-Exceed $71,296.47.

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Meeting Date: February 8, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Kenneth Powell/Fire Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-5910

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (02/04/2021);

Department Approval: Kenneth Powell, Fire Chief (01/27/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends City Council approve a purchase order with Bauer Compressors, Inc. for the purchase of a replacement air compressor/fill station/cascade system in an amount not-to-exceed $71,296.47 including all fees and taxes.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) administers the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. The purpose of the program is to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

On March 19, 2020, staff applied for an AFG program grant to replace an air compressor/fill station/cascade system for filling self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), replace two rapid intervention crew (RIC) packs, replace 54 SCBA, and add six SCBA.

On August 12, 2020, the DHS approved the Department's application in part. The air compressor/fill station/cascade system for filling SCBA was approved in full. The two RIC packs were approved at a reduced amount and the 60 SCBA were not approved.

On August 24, 2020 City Council accepted the 2019 AFG program funds awarded to the City in the amount of $79,097.00 and approved a budget amendment to appropriate the grant funds.

In accordance with C...

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