00-0329R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BLOTTI AND SONS CONTRACTING FOR GRASS CUTTING SERVICES, IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $36,435.32.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Blotti and Sons Contracting be and hereby is awarded contract for furnishing grass cutting services for the public works and utilities department/divisions in accordance with specifications on their low specification bids for a total of $36,435.32, terms net 30, FOB job sites, payable out of various funds, dept./agencies, organizations, and objects.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the proper city officials to enter into contract with Blotti & Sons Contracting for grass cutting services at various locations throughout the city of Duluth. There is sufficient budget appropriation in each respective divisions to award this resolution. The request for bids were prepared in five subsets. Each of the vendors submitted partial bids, except Goodwill Industries. Bids were awarded on a line by line bases, which results in a $20,104.90 savings for the city. Bid No. 00-0429
 
Tabulation of bids received April 12, 2000:
Total Bid Total to
be Awarded
Rex Anderson , Duluth, MN $ 5,507.56 Partial bid $    722.00
General Cleaning Specialties, Duluth, MN $15,422.00 Partial bid -0-
Blotti & Sons Contracting, Duluth, MN $46,601.30  Partial bid $36,435.32
Northern Pines Landscaping, Duluth, MN $64,697.78 Partial bid $  6,749.00
Goodwill Indust Voc Enterprs, Duluth, MN $73,798.22 Complete bid $  9,787.00