Resolution 2014-12 Purchase of Fire Engine

RESOLUTION NO. 2014-12

 

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR TO ENTER

INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH PIERCE MANUFACTURING, INC. TO

PURCHASE A FREIGHTLINER FXP PUMPER FOR THE VILLAGE FIRE

DEPARTMENT; AND DECLARING THE SAME AN EMERGENCY

 

WHEREAS, the residents of the Village of Antwerp passed a levy for the purchase of a fire engine and related equipment; and

 

WHEREAS, the Council for the Village of Antwerp passed Resolution No. 2014-11 for the Village Administrator to purchase supplies, services, equipment and certain other materials from the Department of Administrative Services, Office of State Purchasing, known as the State Cooperative Purchasing Program; and

 

WHEREAS, Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. has presented a Purchase Agreement to the Village of Antwerp for a Freightliner FXP Pumper and the Village Administrator, as the agent of the Village under the State Cooperative Purchasing Program, is the proper person to enter into the Purchase Agreement for the purchase of a fire engine for the Village Fire Department.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Paulding County, Ohio:

 

Section 1.  The Village Administrator is authorized to enter into the Purchase Agreement with Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. for a Freightliner FXP Pumper, said Purchase Agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Section 2.  The funds to purchase this fire engine will be obtained in significant part from a loan through the Antwerp Exchange Bank, which loan will be repaid through funds collected from the levy in place for such purpose.  Any funds needed in excess of the loan amount for this purchase shall be paid from the fire fund.

 

Section 3.  It is found and determined that all formal actions of the Council of the Village of Antwerp, Ohio, concerning or relating to the passage of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of the Council, and that all deliberations of the Council and any of its committees that resulted in such formal action, were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all legal requirements.

 

Section 4.  This Resolution is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the Village and for the further reason that the Village is in immediate need of a new fire engine for the well being and safety of the residents and this Resolution shall be in full force and effect immediately after its passage; otherwise, it shall take effect and be in full force after the earliest period allowed by law.

 

 

Passed:                                    , 2014.

TOM VanVLERAH, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

 

LORETTA BAKER, Fiscal Officer