00-0241R

RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE CONTRACT #18246 WITH CARLSON AND KIRWAN IN THE AMOUNT OF $60,000 FOR MANAGING THE NATURAL GAS ADVERTISING PROGRAM TO COVER THE YEAR 2000.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that Carlson and Kirwan be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing the management of the natural gas advertising program for the gas division for the year 2000 in the estimated amount of $60,000, payable out of Gas Fund 520, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0560, Object 5340.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the extension of Contract 18246 for the management and purchase of the natural gas advertising program for the Gas Division. In 1998, a committee, composed of our Gas and Energy Coordinator, City of Duluth Communications Manager and other Water and Gas employees, selected Carlson and Kirwan after interviewing and reviewing proposals from the two qualifying agencies returning proposals to manage the natural gas advertising program. This resolution will authorize the continuation of the program during 2000. The estimated cost of this program for 2000 is $60,000. Requisition No. 98-0439; Contract No. C-18246.