01-0214R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BACHMAN'S, INC., FOR TREES AND SHRUBS IN THE AMOUNT OF $21,737.95.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

        RESOLVED, that Bachman's, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering approximately 355 trees and shrubs for the Lincoln Park habitat enhancement project for the community development division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $21,737.95, terms net 30, FOB destination, $20,000 payable out of Community Development Fund 262, Dept./Agency 623, Object 6309 and $1,737.95 payable out of General Fund 100, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 2010, Object 5225.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 355 trees and shrubs from Bachman's, Inc., for the Lincoln Park habitat enhancement project in the amount of $21,737.95 to be paid from Community Development Fund 262 and General Fund 100. Bachman's, Inc., was the only vendor who responded with a bid. Nine vendors were sent the bid requests. The estimated cost of this purchase is $23,500. The uncommitted funds in Object 6309 is $129,000 and the uncommitted funds in Object 5225 is $47,975. Bid No. 00-0789

Tabulation of bids received February 13, 2001: Bachman's, Inc., Farmington, MN - $21,737.95