TAG SEARCH RESULT: Procurement

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September 26, 2017

Idaho Police Fleet Gets Needed Makeover

Special tactic units would break down while responding to calls and police vehicles needed to be repaired so often that maintenance on other City of Nampa (Id.) fleet vehicles was often deferred.

September 15, 2017

Calif. County Approves $1.3M for Sheriff Vehicles

The Tulare County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department plans to purchase 28 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, 10 Ford Fusions, one half-ton pickup truck, and one transport van.

September 7, 2017

Calif. City to Save 10M Gallons of Water with Filtration Truck

The NO-DES truck is the first of its kind to be added to Ventura Water’s fleet in California. The unit replaces the conventional method of flushing the city’s fire hydrants.

September 7, 2017

S.C. County Takes Delivery of 18 Fire Apparatus

Lancaster County Fire Rescue Service in South Carolina has taken delivery of 18 Pierce fire and emergency apparatus: 10 pumpers, two pumper/tankers, five rescue trucks, and one dry side tanker.

September 6, 2017

Mo. City PD Struggles With Vehicle Purchasing Freeze

The City of Columbia, Mo., Police Department is struggling with a fleet replacement freeze imposed last year that could be extended into the next fiscal year.

September 5, 2017

Audit: Utah District Should Improve Policies for Fleet Sales, Purchases

An audit by the State of Utah found the Lone Peak Public Safety District was at an increased risk of public funds being misused, including fleet vehicles being sold and purchased without proper documentation.

August 30, 2017

Ala. City Makes Much-Needed Update to Police Fleet

The City of Alexander City, Ala., has taken delivery of eight new Chevrolet Tahoe police cars after years of putting off replacements.

August 24, 2017

Nev. County to Purchase 45 Grant-Funded BEVs, Hybrids

Clark County, Nev., commissioners have decided to accept $620,000 in grant funding to purchase 35 hybrid vehicles and 10 electric vehicles for the county fleet.

August 23, 2017

Minn. Man Accused of Overcharging for Police Vehicles

The former fleet manager at Nelson Auto in Minnesota has been charged for overcharging law enforcement agencies for police vehicle equipment that were not included on vehicles.

August 14, 2017

Texas City to Invest $20M in Police Vehicles

The City of El Paso, Texas, council has approved $68.75 million in certificates of obligation for city improvements — about a third of this funding will go toward public safety fleet purchases.

August 4, 2017

NYC Fleet Purchases Reach Record High

In fiscal-year 2017, New York City spent more on fleet procurement than it ever had in city history, with fleet purchases totaling $370 million. In the last four years, the city has spent $1.24 billion in new vehicles and equipment.

August 1, 2017

Size Matters

There is little doubt that the folks out there with 5,000-10,000 vehicles have a good handle on how much they should be paying; for everything from bucket trucks to sedan floor mats. But some of our recent survey data shows that vast hordes of the fleet market are paying close to retail rates for a lot of products and services.

July 26, 2017

Calif. Sheriff Modernizes Air Fleet With New Helicopters

San Bernandino County, Calif., will use the helicopters for patrol, high-altitude rescues, and fire suppression.

July 25, 2017

Voters to Decide on Conn. City’s Fire Equipment Bond

City of Norwich (Conn.) residents will vote on whether or not to approve a $3.2 million bond to replace firefighting vehicles and equipment.

July 21, 2017

Fla. County Agency Benefits from Hybrids

The Hillsborough County, Fla., Property Appraiser’s office plans to update its fleet of hybrid-electric vehicles after successfully cutting fuel and maintenance costs.

July 20, 2017

N.C. County to Use Chevin Fleet Management Software

Chevin Fleet Solutions has announced that Wake County, N.C., has implemented its FleetWave solution to manage a fleet of 1,300 assets, including about 200 pieces of equipment used by municipal departments.

July 17, 2017

St. Louis Raises Trash Pickup Fee, Promises Updated Fleet

The City of St. Louis has raised its monthly trash collection fee by $3, promising to buy more trash trucks with the additional funds. Nearly 30 of the city’s 79 vehicles are inoperable or not functioning properly.

July 17, 2017

N.Y. Municipality Replaces Aging Fire Fleet

The Lakewood Fire Department (N.Y.) updated its fleet with a new pumping engine, ambulance, command vehicle, pickup truck, and boat.

July 12, 2017

Chicago PD Begins Rolling Out 550 Patrol Vehicles

The Chicago Police Department has deployed 40 new patrol vehicles and plans to deploy 550 through February 2018.

July 6, 2017

Cleveland Increases Police Fleet by 19%

The City of Cleveland, Ohio, has taken delivery of 65 new police vehicles totaling more than $2.8 million. This increases the fleet from 341 vehicles to 406 vehicles.

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