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Posted on: September 20, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Press Release 2013-09-20 Dual Steer Regenerative Air Sweeper on a Conventional Chassis

The City of Revelstoke wishes to advise residents that the Public Works Department is replacing its 2005 Elgin Street Sweeper. This purchase is included in the 2013 capital budget and follows the Equipment Replacement Plan as the current sweeper has fulfilled its life cycle.

The sweeper will be replaced with a 2013 Johnston RT 655 which is a model type Dual Steer Regenerative Air Sweeper on a Conventional Chassis from Falcon Equipment.

The City of Revelstoke Purchasing and Tendering Policy P -10, Section 4.13 states:
The City will buy in the open market and will seek the greatest possible value and services for its purchasing dollars. The placement of orders and awards of contracts will be based on “Best Value” to the City.

Operations Manager, Darren Komonoski commented that: “The City of Revelstoke initiated the tender process with a closing date of August 1, 2013 and received seven proposals. Following a thorough evaluation of all proposals, the Johnston RT 655 was determined to be the best value to the City.

Delivery of the Johnston RT 655 is expected to be in early 2014.

For Further Information Contact:

Mike Thomas, Director of Engineering and Development Services, 250-837-3637

Darren Komonoski, Operations Manager, 250-837-2001

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