00-0473R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TRAFFIC CONTROL CORPORATION, FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL CABINETS AND CONTROLLERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $93,046.92.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Traffic Control Corporation be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering six pedestal mount traffic signal controllers and cabinets, three Type M pad mount controllers and cabinets and one Type M pad mount controller with master cabinet for the traffic operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $93,046.92, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 411, Dept./Agency 035, Organization 2141, Object 5530; 1/3 to be reimbursable through municipal state aid funds (MSA) and 2/3 to be reimbursed through trunk highway turn back.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of traffic signal cabinets and controllers from Traffic Control Corporation for $93,046.92 to be paid from Permanent Improvement Fund 411.  These traffic signal control systems are in conjunction with the reconstruction of 12th Avenue East.  The city will upgrade the controllers and inter-connect all ten of the above-signalized intersections.  All of these intersections with the exception of Tenth Avenue East at First Street are on former trunk highways.  Municipal state aid funds are paying 1/3 of the cost and trunk highway turn back are paying 2/3 of the cost.  The existing "antique" mechanical controllers are obsolete and will not fit in with the plans to have various timing plans for different traffic events or situations.  These would include rerouting of I-35 traffic in the event of an emergency and for purposes of monitoring and programming from our city traffic control center.  Traffic Control Corporation has furnished the city with this system and these controllers, etc., must be compatible with traffic control's system. Requisition No. 00-0582
 
Tabulation of bids received June 29, 2000
Traffic Control Corporation, Afton, MN $ 93,046.92