01-0535R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ST. JOSEPH EQUIPMENT, INC., FOR A MOBILE WALKING EXCAVATOR IN THE AMOUNT OF $144,712.20.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that St. Joseph Equipment, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering a mobile walking excavator for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $144,712.20, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Stormwater Utility Fund 0535, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a mobile walking excavator from St. Joseph Equipment, Inc., for $144,712.20 to be paid from Stormwater Utility Fund 0535. This unit will replace Unit 2714 a 1989 Schaeff walking excavator. The unit will be used by storm utility section for creek cleaning. Only one bidder responded. The unobligated funds in Object 5580 is $214,210. Bid No. 01-0414

Tabulation of bid received June 19, 2001: St. Joseph Equipment, Inc., Hermantown, MN - $ 144,712.20