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By Rita Kueny

SPC Awards New Street Sweeper Contract The Suburban Purchasing Cooperative (SPC) Governing Board is pleased to announce that the 2016 Street Sweeper Contract has been awarded to Standard Equipment Company of Chicago from January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. Under the SPC contract, the cost of the Elgin Pelican NP Dual Street Sweeper is $182,325.00. The SPC reserves the right to extend this contract for up to three (3) additional one-year terms upon mutual agreement of both the vendor and the SPC on a negotiated basis.

The RFQ for the Selection of a 2016 Street Sweeper was released on December 1, 2015 with responses due by December 4. RFQs were sent to: Amstate Equipment, Milwaukee, WI; EJ Equipment, Manteno, IL; Municipal Equipment Sales and Service, West Allis, WI; GPM Pump and Truck, Crystal Lake, IL; Sewer Equipment of Illinois, Island Lake, IL; and Standard Equipment, Chicago, IL. A legal advertisement was also placed in the Daily Herald.

Please contact Standard Equipment Sales Manager Maureen Kennedy, 312-706-0230 or with any questions or for additional information.

Ford Extends 15% Incentive on 2016 Taurus Indefinitely! The 15% discount offered by Ford Motor Company on the SPC 2016 Ford Taurus that was set to expire on December 31, 2015 has been extended indefinitely. With the $3,428 incentive, the $21,702 contract price costs just $18,274. Ford may rescind the incentive at any time, so please take that into consideration if you are thinking about purchasing the Taurus. For questions or additional information, please contact Duey Schroeder, Bredemann Ford, 847-510-5335 or

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