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File #: 15-13592    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/12/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action:
Title: CATS Light Rail Emergency Response Vehicle
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CATS Light Rail Emergency Response Vehicle




Approve a contract in the amount of $529,449 to the lowest responsive bidder Western Star Trucks of Delmarva, LLC for the purchase of a light rail emergency response vehicle and parts.



Staff Resource(s):

John Lewis, CATS

Allen Smith, CATS



§                     The CATS Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) is for the rescue of disabled light rail vehicles (LRVs) and streetcars.

§                     The ERV will push, tow, or pull a LRV or Streetcar from the right-of-way allowing revenue service not to be hindered. The vehicle can also carry equipment to any disabled vehicle enabling personnel to put any vehicle back in service from incidents or accidents that may occur.

§                     On January 13, 2020, the city issued an Invitation to bid; two bids were received.

§                     Western Star Trucks of Delmarva, LLC was selected as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.


Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

No goals shall be established on Contracts where: (a) there are no subcontracting opportunities identified for the Contract; or (b) there are no DBEs certified to perform the scopes of work that the city regards as realistic opportunities for subcontracting.


These contracts meet the provisions of (a) - No subcontracting opportunities


Fiscal Note

Funding: CATS Capital Investment Plan