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Approval of school bus purchases

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P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457

540-863-1800          540-863-1804 fax

 

 

DATE:   May 20, 2019                                           

 

ACTION ITEM

 

SUBJECT

School Bus Purchases

RATIONALE

Request to approve purchase of new buses to maintain fleet. Older buses will be utilized as spares or declared as surplus when applicable.

 

This request is for a total of 3 buses. Two standard 77 passenger buses and a much needed wheel chair capable 53 passenger bus.

 

Purchase Recommendation:

2 – International 77 passenger school bus and

1 – International 53 passenger wheel chair accessible school bus with A/C.

 

 

COST

Vendor – Kingmor Supply, Inc

 

2 – International 77 passenger $85.523* ea - $171,046.00

1 – International 53 passenger $97,070* ea - $ 97,070.00

 

Total Cost $268,116.00

 

*Price reflects May 1 increase in Virginia State Bid contract price

BUDGET CATEGORY

Facilities – Capital Improvement

LEGAL REFERENCE

 

STAFF CONTACT

Ben Truett

SUPERINTENDENT’S RECOMMENADATION

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Attached:  Bus quotes