00-0364R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CHESLEY FREIGHTLINER DULUTH FOR FIVE FREIGHTLINER CAB AND CHASSIS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $335,497.55.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that Chesley Freightliner Duluth be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering five freightliner cab and chassis for the water and gas divisions in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $335,497.55, terms net 30, FOB destination, $67,099.51 payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5580; $67,099.51 payable out of Gas Fund 520, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5580 and $201,298.53 payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization RS00, Object V011.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of five freightliner cab and chassis from Chesley Freightliner Duluth for $335,497.55 to be paid from water, gas and capital equipment funds. Chesley Freightliner Duluth was the lowest bidder on the state of Minnesota contract. All area truck dealers were invited to bid on the state contract. Award to be made under cooperative purchase agreement citing Minnesota State Contract #423530, Release T-647(5). Uncommitted funds in Fund 510/Object 5580 is $321,900; Fund 520/Object 5580 is $414,300 and uncommitted funds in Object V011 is $354,000. Adequate funds are available. Bid No. 00-0483