01-0663R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO EGGEBRECHT CHEVROLET-OLDS FOR A CHEVROLET TAHOE IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,903.35.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Eggebrecht Chevrolet-Olds be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering a Chevrolet Tahoe for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $30,903.35, terms net 30, FOB destination, $15,451.68 payable out of Water Fund 0510, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580 and $15,451.67 payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a Chevrolet Tahoe from Eggebrecht Chevrolet-Olds for $30,903.35 to be paid from Water Fund 0510 and Gas Fund 0520. This vehicle will replace Unit #1627 which is ten years old and will be sold at the auction on October 6, 2001. Therefore, immediate delivery on the new vehicle is required. Eggebrecht Chevrolet-Olds was the lowest of the four companies who responded with a complete bid. The estimated cost of this purchase was $31,220. The uncommitted funds in Object 5580 is $91,857. Bid No. 01-0546
 
Tabulation of bids received August 29, 2001
Eggebrecht Chevrolet-Olds, Duluth, MN $30,903.35
Hinckley Chevrolet, Hinckley, MN $36,224.54
Nelson Dodge - GMC, Fergus Falls, MN $37,389.20
Grossman Chevrolet & GMAC, Burnsville, MN $40,809.39
Miller Hill Jeep-Eagle, Hermantown, MN (partial bid) $ 2,567.72