Resolution #16-52: Resolution Approving the Purchase of Sousaphones Sentinel Devices from Hydra-Numatic Sales Co. for Pump Stations 1, 2 and 3

Date of Adoption: December 22, 2016

WHEREAS, the VTMUA utilizes cellular sensaphones for the monitoring of the Vernon Township sewer systems; and

WHEREAS, there is a need to replace existing sensaphones as they are outdated; and

WHEREAS, Hydra-Numatic Sales Company has submitted a proposal dated September 20, 2016 whereby the VTMUA can purchase three (3) sensaphones for a total price of $3,596.00, one year of sensaphones sentinel cellular service for a total cost of $1,198.20; and installation and training for a total price of $2,545.00 for a total purchase price of $7,289.20; and

WHEREAS, the use of these cellular devices will eliminate the annual cost of the telephone land lines currently being used saving $1,237.13; and

WHEREAS, the VTMUA believes to be in the best interest of the VTMUA and the users of the system to purchase said equipment in order to be able to respond to alarms in a timely manner; and

WHEREAS, sufficient funds are available as evidenced by the attached certification of funds.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the commissioners of the Vernon Township Municipal Utilities Authority that the acquisition of three (3) sensaphones and related services are hereby approved.