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File #: 23-1217    Version: 1 Name: Armored Ford Transit Vans
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/28/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 7/11/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: - Approval of a Purchase Order with International Armored Group U.S., Inc. for Two Armored Ford Transit Vans in an Amount Not-To-Exceed $427,000.
Attachments: 1. 2022-07-11 – ATT International Armored Group U.S., Inc. Sole Source Letter
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CC - ACTION ITEM: - Approval of a Purchase Order with International Armored Group U.S., Inc. for Two Armored Ford Transit Vans in an Amount Not-To-Exceed $427,000.

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Meeting Date: July 11, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Captain Troy Dunlap/ Police Department

Phone Number: (310) 253-6396

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

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (07/07/2022);

Department Approval: Manuel Cid, Police Chief (06/28/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve a Purchase Order with International Armored Group U.S., Inc. for two armored Ford Transit vans in an amount not-to-exceed $427,000.


BACKGROUND

Over the last decade, the City of Culver City has grown in population and density and is now a premier destination on the westside of Los Angeles County. The Culver City Police Department (CCPD) prides itself as a full-service police department that provides a high level of professional service to the community. With an increasing residential and day-time population and numerous high-profile public and private venues (religious institutions, schools, studios, and other corporate facilities), as well as the upcoming 2028 Los Angeles Summer Olympics, will undoubtedly increase visitation to Culver City, our staff is consistently evaluating the necessary staffing and emergency preparedness needs of the police department.

In 2019, after analyzing the City's emergency response capabilities, developing and implementing an Emergency Response Team was necessary and prudent. Additionally, staff determined that the procurement of an Armored Rescue Vehicle was warranted to allow the police and fire departments to improve their mission success of saving lives. As a result, CCPD brought an item to City Council to purchase a Lenco Armored Vehicle; however, the purcha...

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