The Streets and Stormwater Division and the Procurement and Contracts Division are requesting to utilize the Florida Sheriffs Association Contract #FSA20-EQU18.0 with Caterpillar, Inc., of Deerfield, Illinois, for the purchase of one (1) Caterpillar 326 Excavator, in the total amount of $236,764.00.
Caterpillar, Inc.'s sole authorized dealer for North and Central Florida is Ring Power Corporation, of St. Augustine, Florida. Therefore, this purchase will be made utilizing the services of the authorized dealer, Ring Power Corporation.
The City does not utilize other agencies’ contracts when there are opportunities for City-certified M/WBE firms to participate. The M/WBE office has reviewed the subject procurement and has determined that there were no City-certified M/WBE firms that are able to provide the subject goods or services.
Approving and authorizing the Chief Procurement Officer to utilize the Florida Sheriff Association Contract with Caterpillar, Inc., through its authorized distributor Ring Power Corporation, as indicated above, in the amount of $236,764.00, subject to review and approval by the City Attorney’s Office.