City of Powell River Council will enter into an agreement for the supply of petroleum for the city’s vehicles and power equipment.
At the January 19 council meeting, councillors voted to enter into a two-year agreement, with an option to extend for one year, with Parkland Fuels Corporation.
According to a staff report, the quantities of fuel specified were 83,000 litres of mid-grade gasoline and 305,000 litres of diesel and biodiesel. Parkland’s bid per year was $652,115.70, according to the report.
Councillor Jim Palm said at the meeting that there were two quotes, and the other being from Sunshine Coast Fuel Ltd..
“Parkland has taken over Sunshine so this is a good deal for Powell River,” said Palm. “It retains local purchasing.”
Council voted unanimously in favour of the agreement.
City council has approved the consent unanimous resolutions of the sole shareholder of Powell River Power Development Corporation.
Councillor George Doubt said voting in favour would keep this corporation alive for future uses the city may have for a corporation.
Council voted unanimously in favour of the annual shareholder consent resolution.