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AI- 4908   4. C. 7.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 12/04/2013  
Authorize Buyboard Contract No. 358-10 purchases from Caldwell Country for two 2500 Express Cargo Vans for two Departments.
Submitted By: Elsa Saenz, Purchasing Department
Department: Purchasing Department  

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RECOMMENDATION
Authorize Buyboard Contract No. 358-10 purchases from Caldwell Country for two 2500 Express Cargo Vans for two Departments.
BACKGROUND
These vehicles will replace the follow county vehicles to hold existing fleet size. In the IT Department it will replace a 2003 Dodge B1500 Van County No. 57510 and in the Building Maintenance Department it will replace a 1997 Ford Van County No. 46680.
DISCUSSION
Cost for two natural gas vehicles is $65,326.  A three tank system is located on the rear axle underbody replacing the spare tire and single midship underbody replacing the gas tank.  The vehicles that are being replaced had a fuel consumption of 668.30 gallons and 567.20 gallon respectively. 

The cost for two unleaded gas vehicles is $39,434.  The difference is $25,892.  The vehicles are to be paid from the Capital Outlay vehicle request fund of the 2013-2014 Budget.

Budget Information
Information about available funds
Budgeted: Funds Available: Adjustment: Amount Available:
Unbudgeted: Funds NOT Available: Amendment:
Account Code(s) for Available Funds
1:
Fund Transfers

Attachments
2013-2014 fleet
Express Cargo Van specs
CNG van quote
Unleaded van quote
Fuel report

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