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File #: 22-1228    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution ratifying a contract with Ben Watts Marina, Fox Lake, Illinois, for the purchase of two boat motors, the derigging of the old motors, controls, gages and wiring and the rigging of new motor controls, steering system, gauges and wiring for
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2022 In control: Law & Judicial Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Joint resolution ratifying a contract with Ben Watts Marina, Fox Lake, Illinois, for the purchase of two boat motors, the derigging of the old motors, controls, gages and wiring and the rigging of new motor controls, steering system, gauges and wiring for the Lake County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit in the amount of $43,726.11.
Attachments: 1. Ben Watts Marina Motor Quote, 2. Ben Watts Marina Vendor Disclousure Statement Form
Title
Joint resolution ratifying a contract with Ben Watts Marina, Fox Lake, Illinois, for the purchase of two boat motors, the derigging of the old motors, controls, gages and wiring and the rigging of new motor controls, steering system, gauges and wiring for the Lake County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit in the amount of $43,726.11.

Staff Summary
* Sheriff's Office entered into a contract to procure two replacement engines with Ben Watts Marina along with the derigging of the old equipment and installation of the new equipment with budgeted funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.
* Sheriff's Office has five patrol boats, four of them are operational. A replacement boat was ordered in 2021 and is scheduled to be delivered in spring of 2023. Of the four boats that are operational, two of these boats have dual motors that are no longer serviceable due to the manufacturer filing bankruptcy and the motors are beyond end of life due to the hours of service.
* Due to serious supply chain issues and high demand for boat motor engines, the lead time to procure motors is in excess of one year. Ben Watts Marina was able to procure two replacement engines on behalf of the Lake County Sheriff's Office with a lead time for delivery of eight to twelve weeks.
* This procurement is within the FY 22 budgeted amount previously approved by the County Board during the FY22 budget process.
* In accordance with Section 33.067 of the Lake County Purchasing Ordinance, emergency procurements are made when a threat exists to public health, welfare, or safety, or to prevent or minimize serious disruption of government services.

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Sheriff's Office entered into a contract to procure two replacement engines with Ben Watts Marina along with the derigging of the old equipment and installation of the new equipment with budgeted funds for FY 22; and

WHEREAS, Sheriff's Office has five patrol boats, four of them are operational. A replacement boat was ordered in 2021 and i...

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