01-0285R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTH STAR TURF INC., FOR FERTILIZERS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,195.66.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        RESOLVED, that North Star Turf Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering the annual fertilizer requirements during year 2001 for the Lester and Enger golf courses in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $28,195.66, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Golf Fund 0503, Dept./Agency 400, Organization 0500, Object 5229.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of the annual fertilizer requirements from North Star Turf for $28,195.66 to be paid from Golf Fund 0503. The fertilizers are required for the Lester Park Golf Course and the Enger Park Golf Course during the Year 2001 season. North Star Turf was the lowest bidder that met the minimum specifications for various types of fertilizer. Because of the high profile nature of the golf courses it is important to stay with a proven product meeting the minimum specifications. The estimated cost for this purchase is $30,604.91. The uncommitted funds in Object 5229 is $35,399. Re-Bid No. 01-0162
 
Tabulation of bids received April 2, 2001
North Star Turf, Inc., St Paul, MN $28,195.66
Simplot Partners, Roseville, MN $28,433.10
Dan's Feed Bin, Superior, WI $31,680.56
M J Widdes, Inc., Esko, MN $18,444.26 **
Turf Supply Company, Eagan, MN (partial bid) $21,279.77
L E S C O, Inc., Rocky River, OH (partial bid) $23,772.61 **
** did not meet specifications