00-0409R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND BITUMINOUS FOR BITUMINOUS MATERIALS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $137,928.15.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Northland Bituminous be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering bituminous materials for the street maintenance division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $137,928.15, terms net 30, FOB picked up, payable out of General Fund 100, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 200, and Object 5232.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of bituminous materials from Northland Bituminous for $137,928.15 to be paid from general fund, public works and utilities department, paving materials expenses.  It is recommended that Northland Bituminous be awarded this bid. the city of Duluth personnel picks up this material as needed and Northland Bituminous is located off Garfield Avenue.  Glacier Paving, which was low bidder, is located in Cloquet and the cost of labor equipment expense and time would be far greater than the difference of $2,209.87 between low bid and Northland Bituminous.  Budget amount for this purchase is $142,000.  The uncommitted amount for object 5232 is $142,000.  Bid No. 00-0115
 
Tabulation of bids received May 18, 2000:
Northland Bituminous, Duluth, MN $137,928.15
Glacier Paving, Cloquet, MN $135,718.28 *
Duluth Superior Blacktop, Duluth, MN $158,535.90
* See explanation in Statement of Purpose