Notice of Intent to Direct Award
Issue Date: September 13, 2023
Notice is hereby given by The Corporation of the District of Saanich (the “District”) of its intent to contract the provision of one (1) used stock demonstration Fire Medic Emergency Medical Service (EMS) response unit as follows:
Description of Purchase
Value of Award
Profire Emergency Equipment Inc. (Safetek Emergency Vehicles)
A 2023 used/demonstration Safetek Profire EMS Fire Medic vehicle – Promedx model.
The approximated value is $245,000 Canadian dollars, excluding taxes.
The District has chosen not to tender the contemplated Fire Medic EMS response unit for the reasons below:
- Value and Availability – This stock used/demonstration unit is available for quick delivery at a discounted price.
- Operational Consistency – This 2023 used stock demonstration Fire Medic unit has the same configuration and was built on the same cab and chassis as the current Saanich Fire Medic vehicle. This unit ensures the constancy of manufacturing and optimizes the effectiveness and efficiency of service, warranty, and parts support.
- Expertise – Safetek Emergency Vehicles possesses expertise and experience related to custom-built fire emergency vehicles and apparatus.
The Notice of Intent to Direct Award is posted at BC Bid at www.bcbid.ca. If clarification is required or there are any issues with this Notice of Intent, email questions or concerns to the Manager of Purchasing Services to email@example.com no later than 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time on September 26, 2023. Telephone queries and voice mail messages regarding questions will not be accepted and will not receive a response. Please indicate in the subject of your email: Notice of Intent Question Submission – Fire Medic EMS Response Unit.