00-0242R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAS MAINS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $130,825.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that United Piping, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of gas mains at various locations throughout the city for the public works and utilities department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $130,825, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Gas Fund 520, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of the construction of various size gas mains at various locations throughout the City of Duluth from United Piping, Inc. for $130,825 to be paid from Fund 520, Agency 900, Object 5533. The amount of $125,000 was allocated out of a $455,000 capital budget. The $5,825 shortfall will be covered by reallocation of funds from other capital projects. This award is the annual project for extending gas mains and gas services to new customers and may include some replacement gas services. United Piping, Inc. was the lowest of the two above companies who responded. Bid No. 00-0419
 
Tabulation of bids received: March 29, 2000
United Piping, Inc., Hermantown, MN $130,825
Earth Burners, Inc., Duluth, MN $186,280