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Legislation #: 150306 Introduction Date: 4/23/2015
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS SHARP, HILL, WAGNER, CIRCO, DAVIS, MARCASON, TAYLOR AND REED
Title: Recognizing the General Services Department’s Procurement Services Division, and the City staff that assisted it, on being the lead public agency in the award of a national contract to Club Car, LLC, by the government purchasing alliance U.S. Communities.

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4/22/2015 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/23/2015 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 150306

 

Recognizing the General Services Department’s Procurement Services Division, and the City staff that assisted it, on being the lead public agency in the award of a national contract to Club Car, LLC, by the government purchasing alliance U.S. Communities.

WHEREAS, U.S. Communities is a national government purchasing cooperative, providing procurement resources to local and state government agencies; and

 

WHEREAS, U.S. Communities is a partnership between the Association of School Business Officials, the National Association of Counties, the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, the National League of Cities and the United States Conference of Mayors, and more than 66,000 public agencies utilize U.S. Communities contracts to procure over $1.5 billion in products and services annually; and

 

WHEREAS, the City is a member of its advisory board, represented by the Procurement Manager for the Procurement Services Division; and

 

WHEREAS, participation in U.S. Communities can result in financial savings by aggregating its members’ purchasing power and simplifying purchasing procedures; and

 

WHEREAS, the General Services Department’s Procurement Services Division was the lead public agency in the competitive solicitation and evaluation process for a U.S. Communities contract for utility, transportation and small vehicles and related accessories, equipment, parts and services; and

 

WHEREAS, as a result of the efforts of the General Services Department’s Procurement Services Division, a contract was awarded to Club Car, LLC, the first such contract that U.S. Communities has awarded for this type of equipment and services; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Council does hereby recognize and appreciate the General Services Department’s Procurement Services Division, and the City staff that provided it assistance, on being the lead public agency in the award of a national contract to Club Car, LLC, by the government purchasing alliance U.S. Communities; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the General Services Department’s Procurement Services Division, and the City staff that provided it assistance, with appropriate recognition and appreciation.

 

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