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Bidding Agreement between Mason County and the City of Kent - Interlocal Agreement BIDDING AGREEMENT BETWEEN MASON COUNTY AND CITY OF KENT This Agreement, made and entered into this I & day of IV6 1989, by and between Mason County, Washington, a municipal corporation (hereinafter referred to as "County") and City of Kent, Washington, a municipal corporation (hereinafter referred to as "City") . WITNESSETH that: WHEREAS, Mason County and City maintain, for the benefit of the citizens of their respective jurisdictions, organized and standard bidding structure charged with the function of securing the best equipment at the best possible price within the limits of all appropriate bidding laws of the State of Washington and individual jurisdictions, and WHEREAS, it has been determined by each of the parties hereto that it would be in the best interests of the citizens of their respective jurisdictions and mutual benefit to their public works services if, in some circumstances, the purchase of public works equipment can be purchased through a group bidding process made up of more than one jurisdiction in the State of Washington, and WHEREAS, the parties hereto desired and entered into a bidding/purchasing agreement pact wherein the parties can establish yearly bidding for equipment of mutual need requirements, beginning with vehicle purchases for the year t and WHEREAS, the parties hereto desire to set forth their right, duties and responsibilities with respect to applicable laws, ordinance, procedures as established by the parties hereto and the State of Washington. The County and City may elect not to exercise their right under this agreement every year but may do so at anytime the agreement remains in effect or is renewed, and NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the procedures contained herein performed and to be performed, the parties hereto agree as follows: 1. The parties hereto, pursuant to Chapter 36 bidding laws, Revised Code of Washington, do hereby contract to purchase vehicles as a result of competitive bidding and within specification established for the County and the City. Once bidding has been finalized and parties have been notified, all parties will make their individual option selection, selections, trade-in and delivery arrangements directly with the fleet dealer. 2. The County and City agree that each party has no liability as far as the durability or serviceability of the equipment selected. It is also agreed that the equipment selected shall be agreed upon by the parties and will not perceived as selected by the County. 3. The County and City accepts no responsibility for the performance of any purchasing contracts by the vendor, and the County and City accepts no responsibility for payment of the purchase price in a contract entered into by the other party. 4. This agreement is offered to allow the City and County the capability to purchase a vehicle designed specific for their use and to take advantage of prices achieved by group participation. 5. Each party reserves the right to contract independently for the purchase of any particular class of goods or services with or without notice to the other party. 6. The parties reserve the right to exclude the other party from any particular purchasing contract with or without notice to the other party. - 2 - 7. The parties stipulate that the following persons shall be the contact person for their respective jurisdiction. a. Mason County ri Roger D. Lovitt, Direc Vame� &M4idua1 411 North 5th Street Address Shelton, WA 98584 Phone (206)427-9670 b. City of Kent Cock Spencer, Fleet Mgr. Name of Individual 5821 S. 240th Address Kent, WA 98032 Phone (206) 859-3395 8. A copy of this agreement shall be filed with the Secretary of State, the City Clerk of the City of Kent, and the County Auditor for the Counties of Mason and King. IN WITNESS WHEREOF the parties have hereunto placed their hand and seals on the day and year indicated. MASON COUNTY, WASHINGTON C%,YO KENT, WASHINGTON BY: ' � B Chairperson, Board of County Commissioners Dan Kelleher, Mayor Date: October 10, 1989 Date: noV. 11O 1 '7 Approved as to form for Approve as to form: Mason Co elli Z' City torney 5525L-25L - 3 -