00-0161R
RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAKEHEAD ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., FOR TRAFFIC SIGNALS AT 40TH AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET AND 40TH AVENUE EAST AND LONDON ROAD, IN THE AMOUNT OF $372,258.38.
BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Lakehead Electric Company, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and installing traffic signals at 40th Avenue East and Superior Street and 40th Avenue East and London Road and for installing intersection and driving lane pavement markings for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $372,258.38, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 411, Dept./Agency 035, Organization 2128, Object 5530.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase and installation of traffic control signal systems at 40th Avenue East and Superior Street and 40th Avenue East at London Road (TH 61), and to remove existing pavement markings and install new pavement messages and pavement markings on London Road (TH51) from 26th Avenue East to 60th Avenue East from Lakehead Electric Company, Inc., for $372,258.38. The city's share of the cost for this project is $210,855.52, is payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 411, Agency 035, Object 2128, to be reimbursed from municipal state aid construction fund. Mn/DOT's share of the cost is $161,402.76, and was authorized by Duluth City Council Resolution 99-0678 dated September 13, 1999. Lakehead Electric Company, Inc., was the lowest of the four companies who responded. Bid No. 00-0173
Tabulation of bids received: February 16, 2000
Lakehead Electric Company, Inc, Duluth, MN - $372,258.38
Letourneau and Sons, Inc, Duluth, MN - $433,565.10
Thompson Electric Company, Inc, Duluth, MN - $405,228.39
Twin Ports Electric, Inc, Duluth, MN - $399,560.52