01-0045R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CLAREYS SAFETY EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR SCOTT AIR PAK BACKFRAMES, IN THE AMOUNT OF $26,125.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that Clareys Safety Equipment, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 55 Scott air pak backframes for the fire department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $26,125, terms net 30, FOB destination, $12,350 payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization 2107, Object E749; $4,275 payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization NR00, Object E019; $5,225 payable out of General Fund 100, Dept./Agency 100, Organization 1502, Object 5241 and $4,275 payable out of General Fund 100, Dept./Agency 100, Organization 1505, Object 5241.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of 55 Scott air pak backframes from Clareys Safety Equipment, Inc., for $26,125 to be paid from Capital Equipment Fund 250 and General Fund 100. The backframes are for Duluth fire department personnel. Clareys Safety Equipment was low bid for this annual purchase of Scott air paks. The estimated cost of this purchase was $26,775. The uncommitted funds in Object E749 is $12,350; Object E019 is $4,530; Object 5241 is 10,719. Bid No. 00-0297
 
Tabulation of bids received February 24, 2000
Clareys Safety Equipment, Rochester, MN $26,125.00
Elvin Safety Supply, Duluth, MN $27,060.00
Vallen Safety Supply Company, Bismarck, ND $27,439.50
Tri-State Industrial Supply, Superior, WI $29,631.25