Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-1038    Version: 1 Name: Construction GPS Unit Purchase: Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2022 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/9/2022
Title: Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Seiler Instrument and Manufacturing Company, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, for the purchase of Phase III Engineering Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and appropriating $60,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the initial agreement and six years of technology support.
Attachments: 1. 22-1038 Sales Quotation, Seiler, 2. 22-1038 Authorized Dealer Letter, Seiler, 3. 22-1038 Vendor Disclosure, Seiler Instrument
Title
Joint resolution authorizing an agreement with Seiler Instrument and Manufacturing Company, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, for the purchase of Phase III Engineering Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and appropriating $60,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the initial agreement and six years of technology support.

Staff Summary
* The Division of Transportation (DOT) has utilized Trimble equipment for many years and has found such equipment meets our needs.
* Pursuant to Chapter 33.066 Bid Exemption of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, the Purchasing Agent has made a determination based on previous bid exemptions (2014 and 2020) that there is only one single source approved as an authorized dealer for the region.
* Seiler Instrument and Manufacturing Company, Inc. is the only authorized dealer in the Midwest for Trimble equipment.
* This agreement includes the purchase of one Trimble GPS unit along with the related equipment and accessories.
* The appropriation also covers cellular service and Trimble VRSNow service required to operate the equipment.
* This equipment is used for Phase III engineering services and is included in the Transportation Improvement Program, and designated as Section 22-00800-00-EQ.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Division of Transportation (DOT) has utilized Trimble equipment for many years and has found such equipment meets our needs; and

WHEREAS, Pursuant to Chapter 33.066 Bid Exemption of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, the Purchasing Agent has made a determination based on previous bid exemptions (2014 and 2020) that there is only one single source approved as an authorized dealer for the region; and

WHEREAS, Seiler Instrument and Manufacturing Company, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, is the only authorized dealer in the Midwest for Trimble equipment; and

WHEREAS, this agreement includes the purchase of one Trimble Global Positioning System (GPS) unit along with the related equipment and accessories;...

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