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NWMC Spring Surplus Vehicle & Equipment Auction Still Set for April 21 The spring NWMC Surplus Vehicle and Equipment Auction will still be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2:00 p.m. at America’s Auto Auction, 14001 S. Karlov Avenue in Crestwood. America’s AA has notified staff that it will run the vehicles and equipment through their auction lane and only accept online bids. To date, the villages of Beecher and Wilmette have committed vehicle for the auction.

It’s not too late to inventory vehicles and equipment for disposal in the NWMC auction, the proceeds of which help support operations of the organization. If you can’t make the April event, the summer auction will be held on July 21 and the fall date is set for October 20. In addition, America’s Auto Auction hosts online sales on par with other government surplus Internet auctions. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or General Manager Larry Hero, 708-259-0464 or

Call One Offers Free Voice/Collaboration Capabilities to Essential Public Sector Personnel During this unprecedented time of workforce disruption, Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Telecommunications Program Vendor Call One is offering to provide voice and collaboration capabilities to essential Public Sector personnel free of charge until June 30, 2020. There are no strings attached and the offer applies to our entire membership, not just current Call One SPC customers.

These Call One cloud-based tools are easily downloaded to remote worker laptops and cellular phones. To expedite your request to support essential public sector personnel, please use the Call One form. The form allows you to provide Call One with a concise list of your critical Police, Fire, Health Care personnel, triaged by critical need. Additional information may here. The collaboration tool allows users to create and conduct meetings with audio, video and screen sharing capabilities for up to ten people. Tools to support up to 100 participants are also available to a limited number of users. Once registered, users should forward their office phone numbers to the Call One soft phone numbers they are provided to start making and taking calls. The soft phone operates seamlessly on a PC or cellular phone. The platform allows users to switch calls between devices as needed. The numbers Call One provides for this free service are temporary through June 30, but you can make arrangements with Call One after that date for permanent numbers. Please click here for additional information.

For those not familiar with Call One, the company is a premiere vendor partner of the NWMC. As the SPC Telecommunications Vendor (Contract #188), Call One provides voice and data services to customers throughout the United States, including a full portfolio of advanced Unified Communications services. More information about Call One may be found by viewing the company’s website. For questions or additional information regarding these solutions please contact Call One Account Executive Patrick Doolin, 312-252-4964 (office), 708-514-5127 (cell) or or Account Executive Paul Goldenberg, 312-496-6692 (office), 847-272-3882 (cell) or

SPC Extends Street Sweeper Contract Due to extraordinary circumstances in the time of COVID 19, the Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board has decided that it is in the best interest of our members to extend the SPC 2020 Rear Steer with Front Dump Sweeper (Contract #155) with Standard Equipment of Chicago through December 31, 2020. The contract extension includes a 2.5% base price increase and 2% increase on options, bringing the base price to $204,697. Additional information and the complete price list/order form may be found here.

SPC Extends Ford Transit Connect Contract The SPC Governing Board has approved the first of three (3) possible, one-year contract extensions on the Ford Transit Connect Plus Options and Other Options (Contract #190) with Roesch Motors of Bensenville. The duration of the contract extension is April 22, 2020 through April 21, 2021. 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 the SPC on a negotiated basis. For questions or additional information, please contact  Brian Kilduff, 630-279-6000, ext. 2245 or

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