00-0187R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO WASTE MANAGEMENT, INC., FOR GARBAGE/REFUSE REMOVAL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $103,100.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that Waste Management, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for garbage/refuse removal at various city of Duluth buildings and locations for various departments and divisions in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $103,100, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of various funds, dept./agency various, organization various, Object 5384.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that proper city officials be authorized to renew this contract for four additional years subject budget allocations and the agreement of both parties.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of garbage/refuse removal service from Waste Management, Inc. for $103,100 to be paid from various funds. Bids were advertised and Waste Management, Inc. was the lowest of the two above companies who responded. This is the first year of a potential five year contract. There is sufficient budget appropriation in each of the various division funds to award this resolution. Bid No. 00-0193.
 
Tabulation of bids received: March 2, 2000 Based Upon 1999 Usage
Waste Management, Inc., Duluth, MN $ 103,100.00
Howard Waste Paper Company, Inc., Duluth, MN $ 124,067.39