00-0191R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO E-Z-GO TEXTRON CORPORATION, INC., FOR GOLF CART AND UTILITY CART LEASE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,160.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED, that R-Z-GO Textron Corporation, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for leasing approximately 80 golf carts and six utility carts for the golf division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $53,160, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Golf Enterprise Fund 503, Dept./Agency 400, Organization 0500, Object 5415.

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



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the lease of approximately 80 golf carts and six utility carts to be used at the Enger and Lester Golf Courses from E-Z-GO Textron Corp, Inc. for $53,160 to be paid from Fund 503, Agency 400, Object 5415. The golf carts are leased exclusively for rent to golfers at both Enger and Lester Park Golf Courses. The utility carts are used by the golf course maintenance staff as "people movers." The lease requires that the awarded vendor maintain the carts thereby saving the city of Duluth maintenance time and cost. E-Z-GO Textron Corporation, Inc., was the lowest of the four above companies who responded. Bid No. 00-0209.
 
Tabulation of bids received: February 28, 2000
E-Z-GO Textron Corp, Inc., St Louis Park, MN, Bid #1 $ 53,160
E-Z-GO Textron Corp, Inc., St Louis Park, MN, Bid #2 $ 53,520
E-Z-GO Textron Corp, Inc., St Louis Park, MN, Bid #3 $ 57,480
E-Z-GO Textron Corp, Inc., St Louis Park, MN, Bid #4 $ 57,840
Columbia ParCar Corp, Inc., Reedsburg, WI $ 57,792
Golf Car Midwest, Inc., Burnsville, MN $ 58,817
Club Car, Inc., Bloomington, MN $ 91,078