00-0756R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH L.H.B. ENGINEERS AND ARCHITECTS TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR STEAM ABSORPTION CHILLED WATER FACILITY/PHASE I, ESTIMATED AT $10,500.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires to request a proposal for steam absorption chilled water facility/Phase I; and

WHEREAS, the city desires to hire a consulting engineer to provide engineering services required for the projection of the cooling loads for the St. Louis County Courthouse, state of Minnesota Government Services Building, city of Duluth City Hall and federal building; and

WHEREAS, L.H.B. Engineers and Architects has submitted a proposal for engineering services in connection with this project.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement with L.H.B. Engineers and Architects to provide the city with such engineering services.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the cost of said engineering services, estimated at $10,500, will be payable from the Steam District #1 Fund 540, Dept./Agency 920, Organization 1490, Object 5580; to be reimbursed in the amount of $3,500 from state of Minnesota department of administration and $3,500 from St. Louis County property management.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the an agreement with L.H.B. Engineers and Architects in the amount of $10,500 for the professional engineering services for the chilled water loop study/Phase I which is required for the projection of the cooling loads for the St. Louis County Courthouse, state of Minnesota Government Services Building, city of Duluth City Hall and federal building. The estimated cost of this service was $15,000; to be reimbursed in the amount of $3,500 from state of Minnesota department of administration and $3,500 from St. Louis County property management. The uncommitted funds in Object 5580 is $131,267. Proposal No. 00-0670

Acknowledgment of proposal received September 20, 2000:

L.H.B. Engineers & Architects, Duluth, MN - proposal received
Barr Engineering Company, Hibbing, MN - proposal received
Hammel Green and Abrahamson, Minneapolis, MN - prrposal Received
Williams Engineering, Minneapolis, MN - proposal received