01-0273R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO WHITE BEAR SALES, INC., FOR THREE-WHEEL VEHICLES FOR POLICE PARKING MONITORS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,300.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that White Bear Sales, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering three GO-4 three-wheel vehicles to be used by the parking monitors for the fleet services division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $51,300, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of General Fund 0100, Dept./Agency 015, Organization 2020, Object MS07.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of three GO-4 three-wheel vehicles from White Bear Sales for $51,300 to be paid from General Fund 0100. These vehicles will expand the area and speed at which it can be patrolled by the parking monitors and will assist in parking control in the downtown area of Duluth. The city of Duluth Parking Commission and the Greater Downtown Council have recommended that the city of Duluth purchase these vehicles using the funds created by the incremental revenue from the parking meters in the downtown area. White Bear Sales was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The incremental revenue from the parking meters in the downtown area as of January 16, 2001 is $414,215. Bid No. 01-0324
 
Tabulation of bids received March 26, 2001
White Bear Sales, Butler, WI $51,300.00
Cushman Motor Company, Minneapolis, MN $64,146.03