00-0400R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GENERAL HEATING AND MECHANICAL COMPANY, INC., FOR REPLUMBING GAS PIPING, IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,330.60.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that General Heating and Mechanical Company, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for replumbing of 1", 1-1/2" & 2" gas piping, gas meter resetting and related work in various locations in the city of Duluth for the public works and utilities department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $35,330.60, 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 replumbing gas piping from General Heating and Mechanical Company, Inc., for $35,330.60 to be paid from Fund 520, Agency 900, Object 5533. This project eliminates gas piping which enters buildings below ground. Underground gas pipe entries are considered potentially hazardous unless properly monitored and maintained. Codes require the change. General Heating and Mechanical Company, Inc., was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The budget line was $50,000. Bid No. 00-0538
 
Tabulation of bids received May 31, 2000:
General Heating and Mechanical Company, Inc., Duluth, MN $ 35,330.60
Carlson Brothers, Inc., Duluth, MN $ 36,545.00