01-0075R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACTS TO GATEWAY COMPANIES, INC., AND EN POINTE TECHNOLOGIES SALES, INC., FOR MISCELLANEOUS MICROCOMPUTER HARDWARE, THAT IS NOT TO EXCEED THE YEAR 2001 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that Gateway Companies, Inc. and En Pointe Technologies Sales, Inc., be and hereby are awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering miscellaneous microcomputer hardware, ordered as needed during a 12 month period in accordance with specifications and referencing state of Minnesota Contracts #425039 and #425553 pricing for the various city departments/divisions, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of various funds, dept./agencies, organizations, objects; not to exceed the year 2001 budget allocation for computer equipment.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of miscellaneous microcomputer hardware and software ordered as needed from Gateway Companies, Inc., and En Pointe Technologies Sales, Inc., to be paid from various funds.  All purchases shall reference the state of Minnesota Contracts #425039 and #425553 under a cooperative purchase agreement.  Although this resolution permits purchases through Gateway Companies, Inc., and En Pointe Technologies Sales, Inc., the city reserves the opportunity to bid microcomputer hardware when such action would be advantageous to the city.  The year 2001 budget allocation for computer equipment was assigned at approximately $93,000.  Requisition Nos. 01-0099 and 01-0100