00-0240R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TURF PARTNERS, INC., FOR FERTILIZERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,639.47.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED, that Turf Partners, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering approximately 1,400 bags of various fertilizers for the golf courses in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $27,639.47, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Golf Fund 503, Dept./Agency 400, Organization 0500, Object 5229.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 1,400 bags of various fertilizers for the City's golf courses from Turf Partners, Inc., for $27,639.47 to be paid from Golf Fund, Parks & Recreation Department, grounds/sewer maintenance supplies expenses. The fertilizers are required for the Lester Park Golf Course and the Enger Park Golf Course during the year 2000 season. In 1999, approximately 1,400 bags of fertilizers were purchased at a cost to the City of $29,125.09. The budgeted amount for this purchase is $29,272.06. Turf Partners, Inc., was the lowest bid that met specifications of the four above companies who responded. Bid No. 00-0360
 
Tabulation of bids received March 22, 2000:
Turf Partners, Inc., Minneapolis, MN $27,639.47
North Star Turf, Inc., St Paul, MN $29,284.21
L E S C O, Inc., Rocky River, OH (partial bid) $ 8,890.40**
M J Widdes, Inc., Esko, MN (partial bid) $11,289.16**
** did not meet specifications