00-0172R
RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ANIMAL SPECTRUM, INC., FOR ZOO ANIMAL FOOD DURING THE YEAR 2000, IN AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $16,000.
BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED, that Animal Spectrum, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 776 cases/bags of various zoo animal food for the Lake Superior zoo in accordance with specifications for approximately $16,000, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of General Fund 100, Dept./Agency 400, Organization 1814, Object 5245.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of 776 cases/bags of zoo animal food from Animal Spectrum, Inc. for approximately $16,000 to be paid from General Fund, Parks and Recreation Department, food for animals expenses. This resolution would award a contract to Animal Spectrum for zoo animal food for feline diets, polar bear, primates, birds, etc. This agreement allows the Lake Superior Zoo to receive animal food as needed for the zoo collection up to the amount of the approved resolution. This is the second year of a two-year contract. The uncommitted funds in Object 5245 is $69,000. Bid No. 00-0067

Tabulation of bids received February 2, 1999:

Animal Spectrum, Inc., North Platte, NE - $ 16,939.89
Premium Nutritional Products, Topeka, KS (partial bid) - $407.31