01-0274R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO METRO FIRE, INC., FOR SEVEN HAND HELD THERMAL IMAGING CAMERA SYSTEMS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $106,922.20.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

        RESOLVED, that Metro Fire, Inc. be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering seven hand held thermal imaging camera systems for the fire department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $106,922.20, terms net 30, FOB destination, $101,870 payable out of Special Projects Fund 0210, Dept./Agency 030, Organization 2180, Object 5441 and $5,052.20 payable out of General Fund 0100, Dept./Agency 100, Organization 1502, Object 5241.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of seven hand held thermal imaging camera systems from Metro Fire, Inc. for $106,922.20 to be paid from Special Projects Fund 0210 and General Fund 100. This is a re-bid for the cameras. The original vendor could not supply the number of cameras nor the quality and fulfill the contract. Metro Fire, Inc. was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The funding for the cameras has been donated by the General Public. The uncommitted funds in Object 5441 is $101,870 and the uncommitted funds in Object 5241 is $22,833. Bid No. 01-0237
 
Tabulation of bids received March 15, 2001
Metro Fire, Inc., Ham Lake, MN $106,922.20
Range Fire Protection, Chisholm, MN $110,775.00
Public Safety Equipment Company, Minneapolis, MN $118,930.00
Clarey's Safety Equipment, Rochester, MN $126,000.00