01-0126R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNEGASCO, INC., FOR 6,000 POUNDS OF NATURAL GAS ODORANT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,412.50.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Minnegasco, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 6,000 pounds of natural gas odorant for the gas division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $14,412.50, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1960, Object 5210.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of 6,000 pounds of natural gas odorant from Minnegasco for $14,412.50 to be paid from Gas Fund 520.  This is for blanket annual requirements for natural gas odor additive.  Minnegasco is the only known supplier in this region which can supply the amount of odorant required by the city of Duluth gas division.  Estimates are based upon year 2000 expenditures.  Actual amount will depend on need.  The uncommitted amount for Object 5210 is $1,715,257.  Bid No. 00-0533; Requisition No. 01-0231

Tabulation of bid received June 1, 2000:  Minnegasco, Minneapolis, MN - $14,412.50