00-0408R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNEGASCO, INC., FOR 6,000 POUNDS OF NATURAL GAS ODORANT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,348.78.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that Minnegasco, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 6,000 pounds of natural gas odorant for the gas division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $15,348.78, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Gas Fund 520, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0555, Object 5280.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of 6,000 pounds of natural gas odorant from Minnegasco for $15,348.78 to be paid from gas fund, public works and utilities department, natural gas purchases expenses.  This is for blanket annual requirements for natural gas odor additive.  Minnegasco is the only known supplier in this region which can supply the amount of odorant required by the city of Duluth gas division.  Estimates are based upon 1999 expenditures.  Actual amount will depend on need.  The uncommitted amount for Object 5280 is $18,014,800.  Bid No. 00-0533

Tabulation of bids received June 1, 2000: Minnegasco, Minneapolis, MN - $15,348.78