01-0547R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINITEX FOR SELF-CHECK AND SECURITY SYSTEM IN THE AMOUNT OF $114,780.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that Minitex be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering self-check and security system for the Duluth Public Library in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $114,780, terms net 30, FOB destination, $112,873 payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 0250, Dept./Agency 015, Organization 2107, Object E728 and $1,907 payable out of General Fund 0100, Dept./Agency 300, Organization 1702, Object 5418.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a self-check and security system from Minitex for $114,780 to be paid from Capital Equipment Fund 0250 and General Fund 0100. This equipment will enable the library users at the main library and at the Mount Royal library to check out their own materials. By allowing customers to check out their own materials, the library staff will be able to provide other direct customer services. 3M makes the only self-check and security system that is compatible with the library's Gaylord automation system. This purchase includes equipment to be used at the staffed check-in and check-out desks and will be used to sensitize and desensitize library materials for the security system. Security labels, equipment to place them into materials and a bar code duplicator are also part of this package. Requisition No. 01-0554