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File #: BILL NO. 20-213    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/6/2020 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 11/17/2020 Final action: 11/17/2020
Title: An Ordinance approving the use of a cooperative contract between National Purchasing Partners, LLC and Municipal Emergency Services, Inc./Lawmen Supply Company for the purchase of Fire-Dex structural firefighting gear and related equipment in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00, and authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents necessary to use the same by and on behalf of the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. (F&BC 11/9/20)
Sponsors: Fire
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Exhibit A, 3. Master Price Agreement, 4. Bunker Gear 10-2020 Quote, 5. TECGEN51 Black Gear 10-2020 Quote
Title
An Ordinance approving the use of a cooperative contract between National Purchasing Partners, LLC and Municipal Emergency Services, Inc./Lawmen Supply Company for the purchase of Fire-Dex structural firefighting gear and related equipment in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00, and authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents necessary to use the same by and on behalf of the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri. (F&BC 11/9/20)

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Issue/Request:
An Ordinance approving the use of a cooperative contract between National Purchasing Partners, LLC and Municipal Emergency Services, Inc./Lawmen Supply Company for the purchase of Fire-Dex structural firefighting gear and related equipment in an amount not to exceed $100,000.00, and authorizing the City Manager to execute all documents necessary to use the same by and on behalf of the City of Lee’s Summit, Missouri

Background:
The City of Lee's Summit Fire Department ("Fire Department") currently uses firefighting protective gear, including structural, wildland, and extrication gear, which is manufactured by Fire-Dex, LLC. The Fire Department previously evaluated several products, of which Fire-Dex scored the highest overall in the evaluation. The Fire Department purchases structural firefighting gear annually due to the replacement cycle that is prescribed for the gear's service life and to ensure that our employees safety equipment meets those standards. Municipal Emergency Services, Inc. is the NPP approved regional dealer of the Fire-Dex brand of products in the Kansas and western Missouri regions, utilizing the Co-Operative purchasing contract.

The Fire Department continues with recently established health and wellness initiatives related to cancer reduction for our employees. These initiatives include coming into full compliance with replacement schedules of firefighting gear, and the purchase and use of wildland/extrication gear for a utilitarian use, limiting the exposure of time spent in firef...

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