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NWMC October 23 Fall Surplus Vehicle & Equipment Auction Suburban Purchasing Cooperative vehicle vendor Currie Motors sold a record number of vehicle this past quarter, so we know that there are now plenty of vehicles to sell at the October 23 NWMC Surplus Vehicle and Equipment Auction at America’s Auto Auction in Crestwood. Please join Alsip, Highland Park, Indian Head Park, Lincolnshire, Morton Grove, Northbrook, Olympia Fields, Palatine, Skokie and Wilmette at the final live auction of 2018.

If participation in the October 23 live auction is not possible, members can always utilize America’s online auctions at any time during the year. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or America’s Auto Auction Commercial Account Manager Bruce Uhter,, 708-389-4488 (office) or 219-713-0327 (cell).

SPC Awards 2019 Dodge Charger Pursuit Extension The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board has approved the third and final, 1-year contract extension on the 2019 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Vehicle Plus Option Packages and Other Options (Contract #149) to Napleton Fleet Group of Oakbrook Terrace. The contract runs through August 25, 2019 with the following prices: V6 Engine, Rear Wheel Drive (base vehicle) – $21,720.00 Rear Wheel Drive V8 – $23,638.00 All Wheel Drive V8 – $24,378.00 With Ford discontinuing production of sedans, including the Police Interceptor Sedan (Contract #154), the Dodge Charger Pursuit vehicle will be the only option in the police sedan market. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or Bob Barr, 630-455-2911 or

SPC Awards 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit and Special Services Vehicle Contract The SPC Governing Board has awarded a new contract on the 2019 Chevy Tahoe Police Pursuit and Special Services Vehicle (Contract #185) to Currie Motors Chevrolet of Forest Park. The contract runs from September 13, 2018 through September 12, 2019 at a price of $32,089.00, which is $844.49 less than the 2018 contract price! For questions or additional information, please contact staff or Tom Sullivan, 815-464-9200 or

SPC Awards Ford Contract Extensions The SPC Governing Board has awarded the following contract extensions to Currie Motors of Frankfort: Ford Escape The second of three possible one-year contract extensions on the 2019 Ford Escape (Contract #165) has been awarded from November 15, 2018 through November 14, 2019. The price on the Escape S has increased from $18,557 to $19,814.00, which was the original price point in 2016. The Escape SE model, which is the most popular version, will remain priced at $21,436.00.

Ford Police Interceptor Utility The third and final one-year contract extension on the Ford Police Interceptor Utility (Contract #152) has been awarded from November 19, 2018 through August 31, 2020, due to production of the new 2020 model not beginning until June, 2019. The price of the 2020 3.3L Gasoline Hybrid will be priced at $35,295.00 and the conventional 3.3L Gasoline version will be priced at $31,994.00. Both power trains will have a 10-speed automatic transmission and several highly desirable features that were previously options will now be standard, including a Bluetooth function with a standard modem, complete with a 2-year subscription included. The Hybrid power train should generate $3,190.00 per year in fuel savings based upon idle fuel consumption reduction and improved fuel economy when patrolling. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or Tom Sullivan, or 815-464-9200.

Get Ready for Winter with SPC Liquid Calcium Chloride The SPC Governing Board has awarded the second of three possible one-year contract extensions on Liquid Calcium Chloride (Contract #166) to Sicalco of Hinsdale. The contract extension runs from December 5, 2018 through December 4, 2019 and contains the following price increase:

Price/Gal      Delivery      Total Delivered Price Through December 4, 2018 $0.4546       $0.1343        $0.5889 Effective December 5, 2018 $0.4785       $0.1343        $0.6128 Therefore, participants who order by December 4 will save $0.0239 per gallon, or 4.0584%. For questions or additional information, please contact staff or Frank Sibr, 630-371-2655 or

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