00-0321R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO SONJU MOTORS, INC., FOR A CAB AND CHASSIS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,442.27.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that Sonju Motors, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering a cab and chassis for the traffic engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $26,442.27, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization RS00, Object V015.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a 2000 Chevrolet HD cab and chassis, 15000 GVW from Sonju Motors, Inc., for $26,442.27 to be paid from capital equipment fund, administrative services department, Object V015.  The new vehicle is to replace traffic engineering Vehicle #8949, which caught fire and burned.  City staff are taking measures to recoup funds from vehicle manufacturer.  This vehicle is used for repair and maintenance of the city traffic signal system. Sonju Motors, Inc., was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The estimated cost of this purchase is $28,353.  Bid No. 00-0460
 
Tabulation of bids received April 26, 2000:
Sonju Motors, Inc., Two Harbors, MN $26,442.27
Eggebrecht Chevrolet, Inc., Duluth, MN $28,016.96