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SPC Awards Short-Term Contract Extension with Foster Coach The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board has awarded a short-term contract extension to Foster Coach Sales, Inc. of Sterling for the 2017 Horton Type I Additional Duty Ambulance (Contract #133). The contract extension runs from October 2, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

The SPC Fire Core Cost Containment Committee (FCCCC) continues their work on new RFPs for Type I and Type III ambulances and determined that it would not be feasible to complete the RFP in time to issue a new contract to take effect October 2. We appreciate the hard work the following FCCCC volunteers are putting into this project: · Romeoville Fire Chief/Paramedic Kent Adams · Des Plaines Emergency Vehicle Technician John Dahlgren · Thornton Fire Chief Dave Habecker · Bloomingdale Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Janus · Morton Grove Fire Lieutenant Dennis Kennedy (Committee Chair) · Mount Prospect Public Works Mechanic Kevin Krotky · Mount Prospect Fire Lieutenant Todd Novak · Elk Grove Village Fleet Services Administrator Mike O’Hara · Des Plaines Fire Division Chief, EMS Ed Rogers · Glenwood Fire Chief Kevin Welsh

For questions or additional information on the current contract, please contact staff or Steve Foster, 800-369-4215 ext. 3, 815-499-0125 (cell), or


The July 25 NWMC Surplus Vehicle and Equipment Auction is Coming Up Soon! The next live NWMC Surplus Vehicle and Equipment Auction will be held on Tuesday, July 25 at America’s Auto Auction in Crestwood. It’s time to review your fleets and equipment to determine which should be sold for top dollar! For questions or additional information, please contact staff or America’s Auto Auction Commercial Account Manager Bruce Uhter, Bruce.Uhter@americasautoauction, 708-389-4488 (office), 219-713-0327 (cell) or sales representative Jim Fee, 773-315-0293 or

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