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Website Updated

April 25, 2016

 



EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT ORDERS

Fire Departments

  • April 2015 - The Arcadia Fire Department has been approved to refurbish and remount RA105, RA106, and the reserve rescue ambulance. The Fiscal Year 2014-15 Equipment Acquisition Budget has an approved funding of $276,000 for the purchase of one rescue ambulance to replace the existing 2000 Ford reserve ambulance, which has met the age and/or mileage requirement of the City's Vehicle Replacement Program. However, over the years, the other two front line ambulances that were manufactured by Ford in 2009 and 2010 have been undergoing constant repairs with substantial downtime due to the subpar engines that were included in those model years. Ford has acknowledged this issue and continued to repair the ambulance engines under warranty. The circumstances surrounding these Ford engines has become increasingly problematic because the constant work and maintenance to these engines is resulting in significant out-of-service time for the two front line ambulances. Once it was determined that by internally and externally refurbishing and remounting the existing "box" onto new chassis was a viable option operationally and financially, and that the level of our Emergency Medical Services delivery would not suffer, Fire personnel concluded that we could replace all three (3) ambulances with new engines and chassis. The fact that all three of the City's rescue ambulances boxes could be refurbished and remounted on a new chassis with a new engine for only slightly more funds than one fully new one provides the Fire Department the opportunity to remove two Ford engines that the Fire Department knows, and Ford has acknowledged, to be subpar. This will reduce maintenance efforts and increase readiness while saving substantial funds over time. Remounting and refurbishing three (3) rescue ambulances onto new Chevy 4500 diesel chassis will cost $304,200 and will completed by Emergency Vehicle Group Inc.

  • April 2015 - The Vernon Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2015 Urban Search & Rescue 3-Axle Vehicle in the amount of $799,609.82 from Pierce Manufacturing Inc. The new USAR vehicle will replace the current vehicle that was purchased in 2000 which no longer meets state requirements to carry specific equipment and lumber caches to maintain the departments Heavy Rescue and Task Force 2 certification. They will utilize a $400,000 Homeland Security Grant to fund half of this purchase.

  • April 2015 - On November 6, 2014, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners approved a contract with Rosenbauer America, LLC for the purchase of four Panther ARFF 3000 6x6 airport rescue vehicles at LAX (Phase 1). Funding for these vehicles was authorized in the FY2014 -15 Operating Budget in an amount not to exceed $3,842,303. Staff requests approval from the Board to now purchase an additional two Panther ARFF vehicles from Rosenbauer America, LLC for $1,924,432 (Phase 2) and a total amount of $5,766,735 for the six ARFF vehicles. Prior to the Board awarding four new ARFF vehicles, there were four existing ARFF vehicles at Fire Station 80, which is located on the LAX airfield, and all were between 16 and 17 years old. LAFD and LAWA developed a two-phased plan to replace the aging ARFF fleet. The contract enabled staff to purchase four new ARFF vehicles and retire two of the existing ARFF vehicles, for a total of six available ARFF vehicles (Phase One). Through this action, staff will procure two additional ARFF vehicles (Phase Two). Once all six new ARFF vehicles are in place, LAWA will retire the remaining two aged ARFF vehicles. Having a fleet of six ARFF vehicles provides several critical benefits, including: Improving /increasing LAWA's foam water capacity from 13,500 gallons to 20,000 gallons which is the availability level that subject matter experts consider sufficient for current and future needs at LAX, based on current and projected configurations. Having the ability to quickly supply water and foam to an incident while reducing the impact of removing a vehicle to resupply. Enabling staff to respond to multiple simultaneous incidents. Decreasing response times to the southeast areas of LAX, thereby ensuring compliance with FAA-mandated time standards. Once the six ARFF vehicles are in place, LAFD will assign two additional engineers to LAX to drive and operate the ARFF vehicles.

  • July 2015 - The Vernon Fire Department has been approved to lease/purchase two (2) 2016 Pierce PUC Triple Combination Pumper Engines on the Arrow XT Chassis in the amount of $1,321,836.49. The new engines will replace Engine 12 and 13.

  • July 2015 - The Torrance Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Pierce 1500gpm Triple Combination Pumper Engine on the Arrow XT Chassis in the amount of $588,523.40

  • July 2015 - The Glendale Fire Department has been approved to purchase two (2) 2016 Pierce Triple Combination Pumper Engines. The toal cost to purchase and outfit both engines will be $1,455,000.00

  • October 2015 - The Vernon Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2015 Leader Type III Paramedic Rescue Ambulance. The toal cost to purchase and outfit this ambulance will be $164,882.82

  • October 2015 - The Santa Fe Springs Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Paramedic Squad built on a Dodge 4500 chassis from Boise Mobile Equipment. The toal cost to purchase and outfit this squad will be $157,941.00

  • November 2015 - The Beverly Hills Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Freightliner M2 Paramedic Rescue Ambulance to be built by Braun Northwest. The toal cost to purchase and outfit this ambulance will be $302,310.72

  • January 2016 - The South Pasadena Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Dodge 4500 Road Rescue Type I Ultramedic Rescue Ambulance to be built by Emergency Vehicle Group, Inc. The toal cost to purchase and outfit this ambulance will be $249,975.20

  • January 2016 - The West Covina Fire Department has been approved to lease/purchase one (1) 2016 Pierce Arrow XT 105' Quint Aerial Ladder Truck AND two (2) 2016 Pierce Arrow XT Triple Combination PUC Pumper Engines. The toal cost to purchase the ladder truck will be $1,248,255.92. The total cost to purchase both engines will be $1,324,000.28.

  • February 2016 - The Vernon Fire Department has been approved to enter into a dispatch agreement with Verdugo Fire Communications. Dispatching will commence on July 1, 2016.

  • March 2016 - The El Segundo Fire Department has been approved to purchase a 2016 Ford Explorer XLT from National Auto Fleet Group in the amount of $32,103.00. This unit will go to the Fire Chief.

  • March 2016 - The Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire-Rescue has been approved to purchase a 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility from Downtown Ford in the amount of $31,029.17. The department is recommending the Police Interceptor to take advantage of the factory installed pre-wiring for lightbars and sirens. The vehicle may be used as a command vehicle for deployment on urban search and rescue operations and hazardous materials events. Secondary use for the vehicle would be by the Santa Fe Springs Regional Task Force Fire Captain assigned to the L.A. Area Fire Chief's Regional Training Group. This is a fully funded State Homeland Security Grant with no fiscal impact to the city.

  • March 2016 - The Santa Fe Springs Department of Fire-Rescue has been approved to purchase two (2) John Deer Gators (Model #PR15 XUV825i) in the amount of $24,778.82. These units will be used to move personnel and equipment for urban search & rescue, hazardous materials emergencies and for use at the training center. This is a fully funded State Homeland Security Grant with no fiscal impact to the city.

  • April 2016 - The Alhambra Fire Department has been approved to purchase one (1) Type 1 Modular Ambulance from Emergency Vehicle Group in the amount of $203,806.17

Police Departments


  • December 2015 - The Baldwin Park Police Department has been approved to purchase five (5) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUV patrol vehicles from National Auto Fleet Group including equipment installation in the amount of $218,190.68

  • December 2015 - The Manhattan Beach Police Department has been approved to purchase two (2) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility SUV patrol vehicles from Ford of Orange including equipment installation in the amount of $64,413.37

  • January 2016 - The Gardena Police Department has been approved to purchase two (2) 2015 Honda ST1300P motorcycles from Huntington Beach Honda including equipment installation in the amount of $57,255.00

  • January 2016 - The West Covina Police Department has been approved to purchase one (1) Model MCL100/TR, Ford Transit 250 Van, Evidence Collection Vehicle from Sirchie Fingerprint Laboratories Vehicle Division including equipment installation in the amount of $78,950.00. The WCPD has also been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 BMW motorcycle from Long Beach BMW in the amount of $33,395.46

  • January 2016 - The Monrovia Police Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Administrative Utility vehicle. Police administrative vehicles are utilized by administrative staff to attend meetings throughout the county. They must be large enough to accommodate up to four passengers with police emergency equipment. Administrative vehicles are utilized during emergencies and must have emergency lighting and be capable of operating as an emergency vehicle for police operations. The 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Administrative Utility Vehicle is a police pursuit rated vehicle tested and approved for police emergency operations. This vehicle will be purchased through Wondries Fleet Group in the amount of $28,881.76 including equipment installation in the amount of $2,111.01

  • February 2016 - The Claremont Police Department has been approved to purchase four (4) 2016 BMW R1200RT-P motorcycles from Long Beach BMW in the amount of $110,000.00. They have also been authorized to enter into a contract with Watch Guard in the amount of $31,700 for the purchase of 4 in-car video systems to be installed on the motorcycles and All-State Police Equipment Supply in the amount of $6,889 for the purchase of 4 patrol rifles to be installed on the motorcycles.

  • February 2016 - The Los Angeles World Airports at LAX has been approved to purchase one (1) Mobile Command Post Vehicle (C-40-X4) from Frontline Communications in the amount of $1,623,775. The new Mobile Command Post will be managed by LAWA's Emergency Management Division and made available for use by LAWA's emergency responders such as LAWA's Airport Operations Division, LAWA's Airport Police Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Transportation Security Administration, Los Angeles Police Department, United States Customs and Border Protection, and the Federal Aviation Administration. The new Mobile Command Post will enable these agencies to effectively coordinate and manage response efforts from a location that is near an incident.

  • March 2016 - The Monrovia Police Department has been approved to purchase two (2) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Supervisor vehicles from Wondries Fleet Group in the amount of $60,257.44. The installation of emergency equipment including a supervisor storage box from Black and White Emergency Vehicles, Inc will be in the amount of $28,941.44. The purchase of these two vehicles is for the replacement of two vehicles in the current patrol fleet. The supervisor 2011 Chevy Tahoe and a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria are both due for replacement. In 2015, the Chevy Tahoe’s engine failed. The cost of repair was too extensive and the vehicle has been out of service several months, pending replacement. The Ford Crown Victoria is a standard police patrol car that will be replaced as a second supervisor unit. To prolong the life of the supervisor patrol units, one supervisor patrol vehicle will be designated exclusively for day watch and the other for night watch.

  • March 2016 - The Huntington Park Police Department has been approved to purchase four (4) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles from South Bay Ford in the amount of $129,941.20. The installation of emergency equipment shall not exceed $15,000 per vehicle. The purchase of two vehicles is for the budgeted replacement of two Gang Enforcement units. The other purchase is for the replacement of two patrol vehicles, one destroyed by fire, and the other in a traffic collision.

  • March 2016 - The Pomona Police Department has been approved to lease/purchase eight (8) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility (non Eco-Boost) patrol vehicles from National Auto Fleet Group in the amount of $400,408.00 including emergency equipment installation. This will be a 3-year lease / purchase. They also have been approved to purchase two (2) 2016 Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles with Eco-Boost for $75,010, five (5) 2016 Chevrolet Equinox vehicles for the traffic division for $160,160, and one (1) 2016 Chevrolet Caprice patrol vehicle for $32,757.

  • March 2016 - The Torrance Police Department has been approved to purchase one (1) Mobile Command Vehicle from Mobile Branch Facilities (MBF) Inc in the amount of $752,972.99.

  • April 2016 - The Beverly Hills Police Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Freightliner MT-55 chassis based Mobile Command Center Vehicle from LDV Inc in the amount of $904,038.11.

  • April 2016 - The Hawthorne Police Department has been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Ford Transit Van from South Bay Ford in the amount of $26,163.31. This vehicle will replace the Crime Scene Investgation Chevy Van that is 15 years old. They have also been approved to purchase one (1) 2016 Dodge Durango from Cerritos Dodge in the amount of $37,699.05. This vehicle will replace an undercover unit used by Narcotics Detectives.

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