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September 2013 SPC News

By Rita Kueny


2014 Dodge Charger Police Chase Vehicle

Last month, the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) announced an $868.00 price increase on the 2014 Dodge Charger Police Chase Vehicle, along with execution of the second of three possible contract extensions. This week, program vendor Napleton Fleet Group notified the SPC that they were able to convince Chrysler Motors to reduce that amount by half for the SPC. Therefore, the vehicle will cost $22,180.00, down from the previously approved $22,604.00. Chrysler anticipates significant changes to the 2015 model year, so this pricing and the SPC contract will only be honored through the 2014 model year factory cut-off date, scheduled for late April or early May, 2014. For questions or additional information, please contact Bob Barr, 630-455-2911 or rbarr@napletonfleet.com.

Sewer Cleaning Contracts Extended

The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC), has awarded the first of three (3) possible one-year contract extensions to Standard Equipment, Chicago, IL as primary vendor and EJ Equipment, Manteno, IL as the alternate vendor. The SPC reserves the right to extend these contracts for up to two (2) additional one-year terms upon mutual agreement of both the vendor and the SPC on a negotiated basis.

Primary Vendor: Standard Equipment Contract #127: Vactor 2112 Plus 12-Yard Fan Catch Basin/Sewer Cleaner with Auxiliary Engine on Navistar 7500 Tandem Axle Chassis Base price $280,188.00 Contract #128: Vactor 2110 Plus 10-Yard Fan Catch Basin/Sewer Cleaner with Auxiliary Engine with Navistar 7500 Tandem Axle Chassis Base Price: $264,441.00

Alternate Vendor: EJ Equipment Contract #127: Vac-Con Model V212E/1300 LHA mounted on a 2013 Freightliner 14SD, 66,000 GVWR, 6×4; ISC 350HP, 3000 RDS Base Price: $274,374 Contract #128: Vac-Con Model V290/1000 LHA mounted on a 2013 Freightliner Chassis 108SD, 46,000 GVWR, 4×2; ISC 350HP, 3000 RDS Base Price: $257,757

For additional information, questions, or to place an order, please contact the vendors directly. The Standard Equipment contact is Tom Markel, Sales Manager, telephone 312-706-9675, cell 312-208-6376, or tmarkel@standardequipment.com. The EJ Equipment contact is Eric Lasage, Regional Manager, phone 800-522-2808, cell 815-370-3549 or eric@ejequipment.com.

2014 Ford Expedition XL 4×4 Special Services Vehicle Contract Extension

The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) has awarded the second of three possible one-year contract extensions to Landmark Ford of Springfield for the 2014 Ford Expedition XL 4×4 Special Services Vehicle. This contract has been extended from October 5, 2013 through October 4, 2014. The SPC reserves the right to extend this contract for up to one (1) additional one-year term upon mutual agreement of both the vendor and the SPC on a negotiated basis. For additional information, questions, or to place an order, please contact Lyle Snow, 800-798-9912 ext. 253 (office), 217-553-2508 (cell), or lylesnow@msn.com.

HVAC Air Filters/Belts Contract Extension

The SPC has also granted Tri-Dim Filter Corporation of Elgin the first of three possible one-year contract extensions for HVAC air filters and belts. The contract will run from September 19, 2013 through September 18, 2014. The SPC reserves the right to extend this contract for up to two (2) additional one year terms upon mutual agreement of both the vendor and SPC on a negotiated basis. For additional information or questions, please contact District Sales Manager Kurt Bolin, 847-695-2600 (office), 773-410-8723 (cell) or k.bolin@tridim.com.

Acting as an extension of your purchasing staff, SPC staff works diligently in order to avoid the needless duplication of effort through in-house coordination of several functions involved in the procurement process, including the bidding process. Please consider the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative when making purchases and note that every municipality and government agency in the State of Illinois is authorized to participate in SPC Programs. Feel free to contact your SSMMA SPC staff representative Rita Kueny at (708) 206-1155 or rita.kueny@ssmma.org with any questions or comments you may have regarding existing SPC programs or additional programs you might like to see added.

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