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					                                                                                             Invitation for Bids No.
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III.   SPECIFICATIONS - GENERAL


       A.   These specifications provide for the purchase of one (1) new, rear wheel drive, current year production model Utility Tractor,
            and one (1) new, current year production model Low Center of Gravity design, Turf Type Utility Tractor complete with all
            standard equipment and accessories, as specified. Both tractors shall conform to all Federal, State, County, and City laws
            and requirements as well as all California Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) requirements for "on-road" use. Also, each
            tractor shall be equipped with full ROPS and a canopy with FOPS and detachable weather enclosure.


       B.   All equipment offered must be new, manufacturer's current standard production model, complete with all necessary
            equipment and accessories, and must carry the manufacturer's standard guarantee against defective parts or workmanship.


       C.   Brochures, drawings, pictures, or catalogs, with detailed descriptions of any alternate or substitute items offered, must be
            provided with the bid to aid the City in its evaluation.


       D.   All separate units shall be installed, connected, and in good operating order.


       E.   The City will make an award to the firm who presents the bid that is determined to be the most advantageous to the City.
            Price is very important, but not the sole criteria.
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IV.    SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED

       Throughout these detailed specifications, pages 7 through 15, bidder is requested to indicate in Column A if the equipment offered
       meets or does not meet the City's specification, item by item.

       If an item does not meet specification, the bidder must indicate in Column B the manner in which the item does not meet the City
       specifications. If more space is needed to explain a deviation, the bidder may do so on the manufacturer's specification sheet, or in
       a letter attached to the bid.
                                                                                            Column A                          Column B
                                                                                    Meets City Specification                   Explain
                                                                                           (Yes or No)                        Deviations
      REAR WHEEL DRIVE UTILITY TRACTOR

      1.    Engine and Cooling System:
            3.2 liter, 3 cylinder, diesel engine with 55 net horsepower/                        1.
                                                                    50 PTO horsepower at rated speed. H.P. engine shall meet all
            applicable California Emission laws. Heavy duty radiator with
            coolant recovery system. 50% permanent antifreeze solution shall
            be used as coolant. Clutch type cooling fan shall be utilized.
            Engine shall be equipped with a dual dry element type air filter
            system. Engine lubrication shall be fully pressurized utilizing
            a spin-on oil filter. Exhaust system shall be horizontal design
            and shall be equipped with a spark arrestor.

      2.    Axles:
            Front and rear axles shall be rated to accommodate fully                             2.
                   loaded tractor with maximum attachment load. Front axle
            clearance shall not exceed 18.5" and shall be designed to
            execute at 10' turning radius with brakes applied.

      3.    Brakes:
            Brakes shall be "wet disc" type at rear controlled by                                3.
                  operator foot pedal and capable of simultaneous or individual
            braking action. Parking brake shall be a separate mechanical
            system controlled by a hand lever or foot pedal.
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IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                     Column A                Column B
                                                                              Meets City Specification        Explain
                                                                                    (Yes or No)              Deviations
      4.   Electrical System:
           12 volt system with 700 CCA Maintenance Free Battery and                      4.
           40 amp alternator. Tractor shall be configured for "on-road"
           usage and shall comply with all State and Federal regulations
           pertaining to road use, including, but not limited to:
           -      Two (2) dual beam headlamps
           -      Turn signals
           -      Brake/tail lamps
           -      Electric horn

           Tractor shall also be equipped with two (2) dual-faced flashing
           amber safety lamps and one (1) rear flood lamp shall serve as a
           work lamp.

      5.   Fuel Tank:
           Fuel tanks shall have a minimum capacity of 13 gallons.                       5.
      6.   Steering:
           Vehicle shall have integral power steering with engine                        6.
                 driven pump.

      7.   Transmission:
           8 speed dual range, 4 forward, 1 reverse in each range.                       7.
                 Transmission shall have an independent PTO with an engine
           speed of 540 rpm.

      8.   Wheels and Tires:
           Wheels shall be heavy duty standard production design.                        8.
                 Front tires shall be 9.00 x 10.11, 6 ply. Rear tires shall
           be 18.4 x 16.1, R3, 4 ply. ALL TIRES SHALL BE TURF-TYPE.
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IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                  Column A                Column B
                                                                           Meets City Specification        Explain
                                                                                 (Yes or No)              Deviations
      9.    Factory Cab Appointments:

            a.    Adjustable heavy-duty deluxe suspension seat, with                   9a.
                                                                            seat belt and arm rests.

            b.    All gauges shall be mounted as integral part of dash.               9b.
                  Factory oil pressure, voltmeter, temperature warning
                  lights, fuel gauge, tachometer, air filter restriction
                  gauge, and hourmeter shall be provided.

      10.   Factory Exterior:

            a.    Low crown fenders.                                                10a.
                  b.                                                          Swinging drawbar.              10b.

            c.    Linkage stabilizers.                                                10c.
                  d.                                                       SMV certification emblem.         10d.
                                                                                                              e.
      PTO guard. 10e.
           f.    500 lbs. front end weights (no weight over 75 lbs.).                10f.
           g.    Weathertight lockable toolbox measuring 24" long x                  10g.
                 10" w x 10" high mounted on left fender.

      11.   Option to be Quoted Separately:
            Nine (9) speed triple range, 3 forward, 1 reverse in each                 11.
            range, synchronized transmission.
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IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                             Column A                         Column B
                                                                                      Meets City Specification                 Explain
                                                                                            (Yes or No)                       Deviations

      12.   Hydraulic System:

            a.   Hydraulic system shall be of sufficient volume flow                             12a.

                 and pressure to effectively handle requirement of rear
                 hitch and PTO with no detriment to any other tractor function.

            b.   Hydraulic system shall be controlled by "closed center"                    12b.
                                                                  spool valve arrangement with control levers mounted within
                 easy reach of operator at or near right fender.

      13.   Attachments:

            a.   Three point Category 1 hitch with stabilizer bars with a lift                   13a.
                                                                             force of 3080 lbs. and two (2) lever controls.

      14.   Miscellaneous items:

            a.   Four (4) sets of keys.                                                         14a.
            b.   One (1) owner's manual and one (1) set of factory service and                  14b.
                                                                                           parts manuals.

            c.   1 year/2000 hour warranty.                                                      14c.
            d.   One (1) 5 lb. ABC Marine Mount Type Fire Extinguisher.                         14d.
            e.   One (a) DOT approved back-up alarm wired to back-up light                      14e.
                                                                                               system.


IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                              Column A                        Column B
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                                                                                     Meets City Specification                  Explain
                                                                                           (Yes or No)                        Deviations

      LOW CENTER OF GRAVITY UTILITY TRACTOR

      1.   Engine and Cooling System:
           3.2 liter, 3 cylinder, diesel engine with 61 net horsepower at                        1.
                                                                 2200 rpm. Engine shall meet all applicable California Emission laws.
           Heavy duty radiator with coolant recovery system. 50% permanent
           antifreeze solution shall be used as coolant. Clutch type cooling fan
           shall be utilized. Engine shall be equipped with a dual dry element
           type air filter system. Engine lubrication shall be fully pressurized
           utilizing a spin-on oil filter. Exhaust system shall be horizontal
           design and shall be equipped with a spark arrestor.

      2.   Axles:
           Front axle shall be capable of tight turns with 4.3 turns lock-to-lock.              2.
                  Front axle to be adjustable Low Center of Gravity type.

           Rear axle capacity - 9000 minimum lbs. static load. Rear axle to be
           equipped with a differential lock and have an adjustable tread width
           of 56" to 75".

      3.   Brakes:
           Brakes shall be "wet disc" type at rear. Parking brake shall be                      3.
                foot operated.

      4.   Electrical System:
           12 volt system with 750 CCA Maintenance Free Battery and                             4.
                  51 amp alternator. Lighting system shall consist of two (2) dual
           beam headlamps, turn signals, one (1) rear floodlamp, brake/tail lamp,
           and two (2) flashing amber safety lamps.


IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
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                                                                                     Column A                Column B
                                                                              Meets City Specification        Explain
                                                                                    (Yes or No)              Deviations


      5.   Fuel Tank:
           Fuel tanks shall have a minimum capacity of 13 gallons.                        5.
      6.   Steering:
           Vehicle shall have integral power steering with engine                         6.
                 driven pump.

      7.   Transmission:
           8 speed dual range, 4 forward, 1 reverse in each range.                        7.
                 Transmission shall have an independent PTO with an engine
           speed of 540 rpm.

      8.   Wheels and Tires:
           Wheels shall be heavy duty standard production design.                         8.
                 Front tires shall be 9.00 x 10.11, 6 ply. Rear tires shall
           be 18.4 x 16.1, R3, 4 ply. ALL TIRES SHALL BE TURF-TYPE.

      9.   Factory Cab Appointments:

           a.    Adjustable heavy-duty deluxe suspension seat, with                       9a.
                                                                               seat belt and arm rests.

           b.    All gauges shall be mounted as integral part of dash.                   9b.
                 Factory oil pressure, voltmeter, temperature warning
                 lights, fuel gauge, tachometer, air filter restriction
                 gauge, and hourmeter shall be provided.



IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                     Column A                Column B
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                                                                                 Meets City Specification                 Explain
                                                                                       (Yes or No)                       Deviations

10.   Factory Exterior:

      a.    Low crown fenders.                                                            10a.
            b.                                                                      Swinging drawbar.                       10b.

      c.    Linkage stabilizers.                                                           10c.
            d.                                                                  SMV certification emblem.                   10d.
                                                                                                                             e.
PTO guard. 10e.
     f.    500 lbs. front end weights (no weight over 75 lbs.).                             10f.
     g.    Weathertight lockable toolbox measuring 24" long x                               10g.
           10" w x 10" high mounted on left fender.

11.   Hydraulic System:

      a.    Hydraulic system shall be of sufficient volume flow and                         11a.

            pressure to effectively handle requirements of rear hitch
            with no detriment to any other tractor function. Spool valve
            control with hydraulic link mounted on right fender. Hydraulic
            link shall be furnished with standard quick disconnect fittings
            for hitch.

12.   Attachments:

      a.    Three point Category 1 hitch with stabilizer bars with a lift                   12a.
                                                                        force of 3080 lbs. and two (2) lever controls.
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IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                            Column A                        Column B
                                                                                     Meets City Specification                Explain
                                                                                           (Yes or No)                      Deviations
      13.   Miscellaneous items:

            a.    Four (4) sets of keys.                                                    13a.
                  b.                                              One (1) owner's manual and one (1) set of factory service and 13b.
                                                                                                                                   parts
manuals.
            c.    2 year/4000 hour "full-machine" warranty.                                   13c.
                  d.                                                 One (1) 5 lb. ABC Marine Mount Type Fire Extinguisher.    13d.
                                                                                                                                e.
      One (a) DOT approved back-up alarm wired to back-up light                               13e.
                                                                                             system.

      14.   Options to be Quoted Separately:
            a.    Nine (9) speed triple range, 3 forward, 1 reverse in each range,            14a.
                  synchronized transmission.

            b.    A front mount loader with 4000 lbs. minimum of break out force              14b.
                  and capable of lifting a 2500 lb. load nine feet. Bucket to
                  measure 66" wide x 26" high x 18" deep. Loader attachment shall
                  be equipped with double acting cylinders, a bucket level indicator,
                  and a single lever double acting control. Loader shall be designed
                  for quick connect/disconnect.

                  Hydraulic system for optional loader attachment shall have sufficient
                  volume flow and pressure to effectively handle requirements of loader
                  attachment and rear hitch with no detriment to any other tractor
                  function. Separate hydraulic pumps are acceptable.

                  Two (2) spool valves with hydraulic top and side link mounted on
                  right fender. Both hydraulic links to be furnished with standard
                  quick disconnect fittings for hitch and loader systems.
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IV.   SPECIFICATIONS - DETAILED (continued)
                                                                                                   Column A                   Column B
                                                                                            Meets City Specification           Explain
                                                                                                  (Yes or No)                 Deviations


      TRADE-INS

      The City is offering the following units as trade-ins on the turf type utility tractor and utility tractor specified:
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