BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:
CONTRACT TO CHESLEY TRUCK SALES, INC., FOR THREE FREIGHTLINER CABS AND
CHASSIS AND DUMP BODIES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $340,046.28.
RESOLVED, that Chesley Freightliner,
Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering
three freightliner cab and chassis with dump bodies for the water, gas,
sanitary sewer and storm sewer divisions in accordance with specifications
on its low specification bid of $340,046.28, terms 30, FOB destination,
payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object
5580; Gas Fund 520, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5580; Sewer
Fund 530, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 0505, Object 5580; Stormwater
Utility Fund 535, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 0505, Object 5580.
OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of three
cab & chassis with dump bodies from Chesley Freightliner, Inc. for
$340,046.28 to be paid from various Funds. Chesley Freightliner is one
of four vendors on a State of Minnesota Contract. The specific contract
for Chesley is #423530, release T-647 and it is for single and tandem axle
chassis cabs. A cab and chassis will be used by each of the following divisions:
water & gas division; sanitary sewer division; and storm sewer division.
This purchase will replace two units (#1563 and a to be determined unit
in St Maintenance) which are beyond their reasonable lifespan and one unit
is added to the fleet for specific use by the storm sewer division. This
purchase was approved in the capital equipment plan for the year 2000.
Bid No. 00-0214 & 00-0215