00-0806R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. LOUIS COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES FOR APPROXIMATELY 67,100 HOT MEALS, IN THE APPROXIMATE TOTAL COST OF $165,407.50.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED, that St. Louis County social services be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering approximately 67,100 hot meals for a twelve month period for the parks and recreation department in accordance with the specifications on its proposal of $2.45 per regular meal for meals delivered from January 1, 2001, to December 31, 2001, approximate total cost of $165,407.50, payable out of Senior Nutrition Fund 272, Dept./Agency 031, Organization 6308, objects 0070, 0071, 0072, 0073; to be encumbered out of year 2001 budget.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution is entered into an agreement with St. Louis County social services to provide approximately 67,100 hot meals at eight meal site locations in Duluth in accordance with the specifications of its bid for the senior dining program for the period of January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2001, at an approximate total cost of $165,407.50 to be paid from senior nutrition fund, parks and recreation department, caterer contract cost expenses to be encumbered out of year 2001 budget. This will be the first year of a possible five-year agreement. Their cost of $2.45 per regular meal is the first increase since 1997. St. Louis County social services was the only vendor to submit a proposal and has been the provider for the last ten years. Bid No. 00-000401

Tabulation of bid received November 15, 2000:  St. Louis County social services, Duluth, MN - $ 165,407.50