01-0115R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAROCHE INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR APPROXIMATELY 40,000 POUNDS OF ANHYDROUS AMMONIA IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS ON ITS LOW SPECIFICATION BID OF $17,600.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that LaRoche Industries, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering approximately 40,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia for the water and gas department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $17,600, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5234.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 40,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia from LaRoche Industries, Inc., for $17,600 to be paid from Water Fund 510, Water and Gas Dept./Agency 500, ammonia expenses. Anhydrous ammonia is used in the chemical disinfection of the treated water supply at the Lakewood water treatment plant. LaRoche Industries, Inc., was the lowest of the two companies who responded. Bid No. 01-0026
 
Tabulation of bids received 01/23/01
LaRoche Industries, Inc., South St Paul, MN $17,600
Hawkins Chemical, Inc., Minneapolis, MN $32,400