01-0701R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO TIM'S LANDSCAPING AND SUMP PUMP COMPANY TO INSTALL 25 SUMP PUMPS IN LAKESIDE AREA IN THE AMOUNT OF $36,000.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Tim's Landscaping and Sump Pump Company be and hereby is awarded a contract to install 25 sump pumps located in Lakeside area for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $36,000, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Sewer Fund 0530, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1970, Object 5482.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the installation of 25 sump pumps by Tim's Landscaping & Sump Pump Company for $36,000 to be paid from Sewer Fund 0530. Mandates from the M.P.C.A. and W.L.S.S.D. requires that the city of Duluth reduce or eliminate I&I in the Lakeside area by March 2002. Specifically, the city must disconnect footing drains in 500 homes. By grouping homes and awarding contracts for 25 homes at a time, the project should proceed at a much faster rate and the city will reach its goal within the time period. Twenty-five homes were awarded to Tim's Landscaping & Sump Pump and 25 homes were awarded to Carlson Brothers (see Resolution 01-0700). The unobligated funds in Object 5482 is $179,335. Bid No. 01-0620B
 
Tabulation of bids received September 4, 2001
Tim's Landscaping & Sump Pump $36,000
Carlson Brothers, Duluth, MN $36,075 *
Humes Plumbing and Heating, Duluth, MN $39,625
Stout Mechanical, Duluth, MN $41,250
East Central Basement Waterproofing, Mora, MN $42,125
Northern States Basement Systems, Duluth, MN $42,250
* See Resolution 01-0700