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File #: 23-48    Version: 1 Name: SCBA Purchase Order
Type: Minute Order Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/8/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: (1) Approval of a Purchase Order with Allstar Fire Equipment for Replacement Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $524,106.89; and (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Related Budget Amendment to Allocate the Available Funds.
Attachments: 1. 2022_08_08_ATT 1_California Contract 1-22-42-04.pdf
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: (1) Approval of a Purchase Order with Allstar Fire Equipment for Replacement Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $524,106.89; and (2) FOUR-FIFTHS VOTE REQUIREMENT: Approval of a Related Budget Amendment to Allocate the Available Funds.

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Meeting Date: August 8, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Kenneth Powell/Fire Dept.

Phone Number: (310) 253-5910

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

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/03/2022)

Department Approval: Kenneth Powell, Fire Chief (07/26/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) approve a purchase order with Allstar Fire Equipment for the purchase of replacement Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus in an amount not-to-exceed $524,106.89, including all fees and taxes; and (2) approve a related budget amendment to allocate the available funds (four-fifths vote required).


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) enable firefighters to carry out their mission of protecting life, property, and the environment by providing breathable air in an atmosphere that is immediately dangerous to life or health. SCBA is a vital component of a firefighter's personal protective equipment (PPE). Existing SCBA is no longer compliant with current 2018 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, the manufacturer has gone out of business, and maintaining the existing SCBA has presented challenges.

Staff has endeavored to replace SCBA for the past two years through federal grant applications and, most recently, through budget requests to increase funding to the asset replacement fund to replace SCBA as soon as possible.


Staff formed a committee consisting of several fire department subject matter e...

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