01-0235R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO R.M. COTTON COMPANY FOR HEAT EXCHANGERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,475.05.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that R.M. Cotton Company be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering heat exchangers, pumps, tanks for extension of hot water supply lines for the Duluth Steam District #1 in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $32,475.05, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Steam District #1 Fund 0540, Dept./Agency 920, Organization 1490, Object 5530.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of the heat exchangers, pumps and tanks from R.M. Cotton Company for $32,475.05 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. R.M. Cotton Company was the lowest of the three above companies who responded with a complete bid. The uncommitted funds in Object 5530 is $106,274. Bid No. 01-0353
 
Tabulation of bids received March 13, 2001
R.M. Cotton Company, Plymouth, MN  $32,475.05
Goodin Company, Duluth, MN $38,848.01
Duluth Plumbing Supplies, Duluth, MN $41,897.39
Blesi-Evans Company, Minneapolis, MN (partial bid) $20,131.70