Archive for May 16th, 2020

New engine and ambulance for Glenview

Glenview from March meeting minutes:

  • an ambulance and fire engine from Macqueen Emergency Group of Apple Valley, Minn. for $796,155 and $796,155, respectively;
  • and three police vehicles from Currie Motors of Frankfort, Ill. for $150,000.
  • Additionally, waived competitive bidding and authorized the purchase of five monitors from Zoll Medical Corporation of Chesterfield, Mass.
thanks Ron
Corrected information:
TO:Village President and Board ofTrustees
FROM:Phil Perna,Director of Public Works(847-904-4525 ) Joe Kenney, Deputy Director of Public Works (847-904-4472) Sean Halloran, Assistant to the Village Manager (847-904-4332)
THROUGH: Matthew J.Formica, VillageManager
PURPOSE AND ACTION REQUESTED: Staff requests consideration of the following Resolutions:
1) Resolution authorizing the purchase of various vehicles and equipment for the Fire, Police and Public Works departments, including:
a. One 2020 FreightlinerMT55Public Works truck fromTranschicagoTruck Group, of Elmhurst, Illinois through the Sourcewelljoint purchasing contract for a total amount of $143,412.
b. One Ford F-550 Public Works truck from Sutton Ford, of Matteson, Illinois through the State of Illinois joint purchasing contract for a total amount of $104,057.
c. One 2020 John Deere710L Backhoe Loader from Westside Tractor Sales of Wauconda, Illinois through the Sourcewell joint purchasing contract for a total amount of $205,733.
d. Sixty MSA G1 SCBAs (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) from Air One Equipment of South Elgin, Illinois, the sole source provider, for a total cost of $464,785.
e. One 2021 Freightliner Ambulance from Foster Coach Sales of Sterling, Illinois through the Northwest Municipal Conference joint purchasing program for a total cost of $342,284.
f. One Pierce Arrow XT Fire Engine from Macqueen Emergency Group of Apple Valley, Minnesota through the Houston Galveston Area Council Cooperative Purchasing for a total cost of $796,155.

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New tower ladder for Naperville (more)

From the Pierce Flickr page:

Pierce, Naperville, IL, 34197-1

New Pierce Velocity tower ladder for Naperville FD Truck 10

Pierce composite

thanks AL

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New home for Norwood Park engine

This from Danny Nelms:

Found these photos on Facebook of the X-Norwood Park Engine 103, 1992 Pierce Lance. Sold a year or two ago, now in service with the Garden Valley Fire Department of Idaho.

Garden Valley FD Engine 804

from Facebook

Garden Valley Fire Department, ID

From Facebook

Garden Valley FD Engine 804

From Facebook

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Chicago Fire Department history

This from Steve Redick:

an undated clipping from the Chicago Tribune showing a Chicago FD demonstration of apparatus, equipment , and the fire boats

Chicago Fire Department history

click to download

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