01-0201R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MACQUEEN EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR A STREET SWEEPER IN THE AMOUNT OF $114,673.88.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that MacQueen Equipment, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering a street sweeper, three-wheel Elgin, Model Pelican SE2000 for the street maintenance division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $114,673.88, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 0250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization RS01, Object V103.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of a street sweeper, three-wheel Elgin, Model Pelican SE2000 from MacQueen Equipment, Inc., for $114,673.88 to be paid from Capital Equipment Fund 0250.  MacQueen Equipment is successful low bidder on state of Minnesota Contract #425299, Release S-843(5).  The new street sweeper is replacing a 1985 Elgin sweeper, which was offered for sale as advertised in the Duluth News Tribune and also sent out to 18 contractors and vendors.  A minimum bid of $8,000 was requested.  Because we received no bids for the sale of the sweeper it will be traded in to MacQueen Equipment for $8,000. T he uncommitted funds in Object V103 is $114,674. Bid No. 01-0230