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City of Independence

Agenda Title:

Council action is requested to issue a purchase order in the amount of $139,658.39 to Foley Industries Inc, for the purchase of a Caterpillar TL943D Telehandler for the Water Department.


Council action to issue a purchase order.


The Caterpillar Telehandler will replace asset 3330 which was purchased in 2002. The current Telehandler is a Bobcat V623 and has over 5600 hours.  This unit is nearing the end of it useful life cycle and the frequencies of required maintenance and repairs continues to increase.  With the age of the unit nearing 20 years, parts are also becoming more difficult and costly to obtain locally.  The Water Department uses this machine to load spoils, rock, pipe and other construction materials, offloading deliveries, and for yard restoration work. 

The vendor providing the equipment is Foley Industries Inc., who provided a quote based on a Sourcewell Cooperative contract. Purchases under cooperative agreements are authorized by Section 8.06.004, Paragraph 5, of the Independence City Code, which states that when cooperative bids or contracts are used, they will first have been established pursuant to generally accepted governmental purchasing practices and the competitive bidding process.

Fiscal Impact:

Fiscal Impact. The fiscal impact to the City is $139,658.39. Funding is included in the fiscal year 2021/22 adopted budget, page 195, Project string E (422113-W), account numbers E (4840-5404).

Department:          Water DepartmentContact Person:          Dan Montgomery

Purchasing Division (Finance Department)Approved
Water DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

Foley Quote for TelehandlerBackup Material