00-0178R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BILLINGTON CONTRACTING, INC., FOR CLASS 5 GRAVEL, BEDDING SAND AND CRUSHED ROCK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,503.51.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that Billington Contracting, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering Class 5 gravel, bedding sand and crushed rock for the various public works and utilities department/divisions in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $75,503.51, terms net 30, FOB job sites, payable out of various funds, dept./agencies, organizations and objects.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of Class 5 gravel, bedding sand and crushed rock from Billington Contracting, Inc., for $75,503.51 to be paid from to be paid from various funds. The gravel, sand and rock is for on-going projects of street maintenance, water and gas and sewer divisions for the 2000 construction season. Billington Contracting, Inc., was the lowest of the five above companies who responded. The estimated budget amount for this purchase is $78,906. There is sufficient budget appropriation in each of these divisions to award this contract. Bid No. 00-0071
Tabulation of bids received January 3, 2000:
Billington Contracting, Inc., Duluth, MN $ 75,503.51
Dougherty Trucking/Aggregate, Saginaw, MN $ 79,261.91
Minnesota Aggregate, Duluth, MN $ 88,399.01
Hallet Dock Company, Duluth, MN $ 88,691.14
Earth Burners, Duluth, MN $ 92,642.34
Glacier Paving, Cloquet, MN $100,289.43
Ulland Brothers, Cloquet, MN $106,199.34
K.G.M. Contractors, Angora, MN $117,069.20