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File #: 74695    Version: 1 Name: A resolution authorizing the noncompetitive purchase of goods from MacQueen Emergency, LLC as a sole source provider of Arctic Compressor, LLC’s products in the state of Wisconsin
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/16/2022 In control: Fire Department
On agenda: 11/22/2022 Final action: 12/6/2022
Enactment date: 12/9/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00834
Title: A resolution authorizing the noncompetitive purchase of goods from MacQueen Emergency, LLC as a sole source provider of Arctic Compressor, LLC’s products in the state of Wisconsin.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. MacQueen Emergency LLC - Non-Competitive Selection Request - CC Approval Required November 2022 (002).pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a noncompetitive, sole source purchase of an air compressor and fill station used by the Madison Fire Department. The total purchase amount is approximately $72,000. Funding for the purchase and installation is included in the department’s Fire and EMS Equipment capital program. No additional City appropriation is required.

Title
A resolution authorizing the noncompetitive purchase of goods from MacQueen Emergency, LLC as a sole source provider of Arctic Compressor, LLC’s products in the state of Wisconsin.

Body
WHEREAS, the Madison Fire Department has historically and exclusively used Arctic air compressors and fill stations for refilling self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs) at two of its fire stations;

WHEREAS, the Arctic air compressor at station 8 is no longer operational and the Madison Fire Department will replace the current Arctic air compressor at station 14 and move the current compressor from station 14 to station 8;

WHEREAS, the estimated cost of the Arctic compressor, components, and installation is approximately $72,000;

WHEREAS, it is both economical and operationally seamless to continue to use Arctic compressors and fill stations;

WHEREAS, MacQueen Emergency, LLC is the only provider of Arctic Compressor, LLC’s products in the state of Wisconsin for public fire protection agencies;

WHEREAS, for the reasons stated above and in the attach noncompetitive selection request form, MacQueen Emergency, LLC is the only vendor that can provide for the specific needs of the Madison Fire Department;

WHEREAS, MGO 4.26(2) requires goods to be purchased using a competitive process approved by the Finance Director, and under the Finance Director’s Purchasing Guidelines, Common Council approval is required to purchase goods of $50,000 or more without a competitive process;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Common Council authorizes the purchase of goods and services described above from MacQu...

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