00-0377R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED TRUCK BODY COMPANY, INC., FOR DUMP TRUCK BODIES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,195.46.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that United Truck Body Company, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering dump truck bodies for the public works and utilities department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $53,195.46, terms net 30, FOB destination,$8,865.91 payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5580, $8,865.91 payable out of Gas Fund 520, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5580, $17,731.82 payable out of Sanitary Fund 530, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 0505, Object 5580 and $17,731.82 payable out of Storm Water Fund 535, Dept./Agency 0500, Organization 0505, Object 5580.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of three dump bodies from United Truck Body Company, Inc., for $53,195.46 to be paid from fund various, agency various, Object 5580. The three dump bodies will be attached to three trucks which will be used by the utilities operations division (formerly the distribution division and the sewer division). This purchase was approved in the capital equipment plan for the year 2000. United Truck Body Company, Inc., was the lowest of the four companies who responded. Bid No. 00-0215A
 
Tabulation of bids received: May 10, 2000:
Truck Equipment, Inc., Duluth, MN $53,195.46
Crysteel Truck Equipment, Inc., Fridley, MN $54,148.91
J Craft, Inc., Kimball, MN $69,598.74
Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc., Marshfield, WI $58,552.50