2017-52 S&B for 4 Police Vehicles

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SAFETY DIRECTOR TO PREPARE SPECIFICATIONS AND ADVERTISE FOR BIDS FOR THE PURCHASE OF THREE (3) MARKED POLICE VEHICLES AND ONE (1) UNMARKED POLICE VEHICLE, AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

WHEREAS, The Marion Police Department is in dire need of new police cruisers.

WHEREAS, 5 Police cruisers have the following miles: 156,753; 145,703; 131,247; 128,064; 124,487 and 3 vehicles have over 100,000 miles; 3 cruisers have already been taken out of service due to major repairs.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Marion, Ohio; Marion County, Ohio;

Section 1.     That the Safety Director is hereby authorized to prepare specifications and advertise for bids for the purchase of three (3) marked Police vehicles and one (1) unmarked Police vehicle.

Section 2.     That this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the welfare of the City of Marion and its inhabitants thereof:   Due to the real and present need to move forward without delay given the failing condition of the vehicles these will replace; and as such shall take effect and be in force immediately upon its passage and approval by the Mayor, provided it receives the affirmative vote of two-thirds of all members elected to Council, otherwise it shall become effective from and after the earliest period allowed by law.

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                                                  Kate Fisher

                                                  President of Council

 

Approved:

 

 

 

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Mayor Scott Schertzer

 

 

Attest:

 

 

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Clerk of Council