BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:
RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT
TO DUNCAN INDUSTRIES FOR ELECTRONIC PARKING METERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $103,493.51.
RESOLVED, that Duncan Industries be and hereby is awarded a contract for
furnishing and delivering 500 electronic parking meters with plastic domes,
post adapters and housings for the traffic operations division in accordance
with specifications on its low specification bid of $103,493.51, 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 500 electronic parking meters
with plastic domes, post adapters and housings from Duncan Industries for
$108,885.60 to be paid from General Fund 0100. The electronic parking meters
are to replace the mechanical parking meters, which will improve in parking
control in the Downtown area of Duluth and reduce maintenance costs. The
city of Duluth parking commission has recommended that the city of Duluth
purchase this equipment using the funds created by in incremental revenue
from the parking meters in the down area. The Greater Downtown Council
supports the proposal to upgrade the Downtown parking meters even though
they consider this routine city maintenance. Incremental revenue from the
parking meters in the Downtown area as of January 16, 2001, is $414,215.
Duncan Industries was the only vendor who responded with a complete bid
that met specifications. The uncommitted funds in Object MS07 is $200,000.
Bid No. 01-0323
Tabulation of bids
received April 9, 2001
|Duncan Industries, Harrison,
|P.O.M., Inc., Russleville,
||*does not meet specifications