01-0665R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA AGGREGATE, INC., FOR 10,500 CUBIC YARDS OF WASHED SAND IN THE AMOUNT OF $92,216.50.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Minnesota Aggregate, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 10,500 cubic yards of washed sand for the maintenance operation division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $92,216.50, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of General Fund 0100, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 2000, Object 5233.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 10,500 cubic yards of washed sand from Minnesota Aggregate, Inc., for $92,216.50 to be paid from General Fund 0100. The washed sand, mixed with salt, is used for winter application on roadways for traction. Eight vendors were sent a bid request. Minnesota Aggregate was the only vendor who responded. The estimate cost for this purchase was $91,442. The uncommitted funds in Object 5233 is $95,509. Bid No. 01-464

Tabulation of bid received August 15, 2001: Minnesota Aggregate, Duluth, MN - $92,216.50