RESOLUTION No. 2013-44

BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL
FOR THE CITY OF HOOD RIVER, OREGON

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Lease-Purchase Agreement and Escrow Agreement with Leasing 2, Inc for acquisition of a Street Sweeper.   

 The City Council for the City of Hood River adopts the following findings:
 
 WHEREAS, the City Public Works Department has determined that a true and real need exists for the acquisition of a street sweeper described in the Lease-Purchase Agreement and Escrow Agreement attached hereto and, by this reference, made a part hereof; and

 WHEREAS, the City Council also determined that the street sweeper will be used solely for essential governmental functions and not for private business use; and

 WHEREAS, the Public Works Department has taken the necessary steps, including any legal bidding requirements, under applicable law to arrange for the acquisition of the street sweeper through the Lease-Purchase Agreement attached hereto; and

 WHEREAS, this matter came before the City Council at its regular meeting on November 25, 2013 for consideration and adoption.

 NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Hood River City Council that, the terms of the Lease-Purchase Agreement and Escrow Agreement, attached hereto and by this reference, made a part hereof, are in the best interest of the City for the acquisition of a street sweeper.

 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Hood River City Council that the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute, deliver and to witness (or attest), respectively, the attached Lease-Purchase Agreement and Escrow Agreement with Leasing 2, Inc., as lessor, on behalf of the City, and to execute any related documents necessary to the consummation of the transaction contemplated by the Lease-Purchase Agreement and Escrow Agreement.

 Approved, adopted and effective this 25th day of November 2013.


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Arthur Babitz, Mayor

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Jennifer Gray, City Recorder