01-0213R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHWESTERN POWER EQUIPMENT FOR HOT WATER SUPPLY AND RETURN LINES IN THE AMOUNT OF $42,016.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Northwestern Power Equipment be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering hot water supply and return lines equipment for the Duluth Steam District #1 in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $42,016, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Steam District #1 Fund 540, Dept./Agency 920, Organization 1490, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of the hot water supply and return lines equipment from Northwestern Power Equipment for $42,016 to be paid from Steam District #1 Fund 540.  This equipment is for the hot water loop to Inn On The Lake with capacity to supply future developments in the area.  The equipment will be used to furnish 6", 8" and 14" Schedule 40 A53B steel pipe material.  Northwestern Power Equipment was the lowest of the four above companies who responded.  The uncommitted funds in Object 5530 is $106,274.  Bid No. 01-0346
 
Tabulation of bids received March 7, 2001
Northwestern Power Equipment, Duluth, MN $42,016.00
Rovanco Piping System, Coon Rapids, MN $44,918.00
Urecon, Ltd., St. Lazare-De-Vaudreuil, Quebec, Canada $61,207.36
Perma-Pipe, Minneapolis, MN $63,366.86