01-0319R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAS MAINS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $127,925.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that United Piping, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of gas mains at various locations throughout the city for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $127,925, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of the construction of 1", 2" and 3" high pressure plastic gas mains, 1/2" and 1" gas services and related work at various locations throughout the city of Duluth by United Piping, Inc., for $127,925 to be paid from Gas Fund 0520. This award is the annual project for extending gas mains and gas services to new customers and may include some replacement gas services. United Piping, Inc., was the lowest of the three companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project was $150,000. The unobligated amount is Object 5533 is $181,981. Bid No. 01-0433; Job No. 2650
 
Tabulation of bids received April 12, 2001
United Piping, Inc., Duluth, MN $127,925
Quality Underground Services, Inc., Eagan, MN $141,500
Earth Burners, Inc., Duluth, MN $148,650