The Internal Audit Department Released its TPD Dealership Maintenance Program, Audit 15-09

11/04/16

Bill Currie Ford, Inc.’s (Bill Currie) bid for the provision of preventative maintenance, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, and warranty and non-warranty repairs for Ford vehicles was approved on March 5, 2015. Bill Currie has been providing this service since February 2005 with this being the third time awarded the contract. The current bid was approved for a two-year period for use by the Tampa Police Department (TPD) in the estimated amount of $2,048,238. The funds for this award are from the General Fund. This award is renewable on the same terms and conditions for three additional one-year periods.

 As of June 2015 there were a total of 654 vehicles (and trailers) that were being maintained under this contract. The Police Department’s Extra Duty/Vehicle Coordinator is responsible for overseeing this program and supervising the daily monitoring operations that are conducted by the Office Support Specialist III.  Program monitoring includes but is not limited to: 

  • Tracking preventative maintenance due and providing this data to the officers monthly to help ensure that vehicle maintenance is on schedule.
  • Conducting site visits to review proposed repairs and maintenance and monitor work already in progress
  • Reviewing the accuracy of vehicle maintenance and repair charges and reconciling any discrepancies
  • Maintaining the vehicle database and maintenance/repair records

The report in its entirety can be viewed at TampaGov.net

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