01-0055R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO K. A. STEEL CHEMICALS, INC., FOR 100,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA, IN THE AMOUNT OF $146,620.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 100,000 gallons of caustic soda for the water utilities division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $146,620, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5238.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of 100,000 gallons of caustic soda from K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., for $146,620 to be paid from Water Fund 0510.  This chemical is used at the Lakewood Water Treatment Plant.  K.A. Steel Chemicals was the lowest of the two companies who responded.  The estimated cost of this purchase is $96,500.  The uncommitted funds in Object 5238 is $93,000.  Bid No. 01-0024
 
Tabulation of bids received December 27, 2000
K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., Lemont, IL $146,620
Hawkins Chemical, Inc., Minneapolis, MN $151,220