01-0708R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HUMES PLUMBING AND HEATING FOR I&I SEPARATION/DISCHARGE OF SEVEN HOMES AT JAY STREET, IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,345.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Humes Plumbing and Heating be and hereby is awarded a contract for I&I separation/discharge to disconnect seven houses at Jay Street from 41st Avenue East to 42nd Avenue East for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $35,345., terms net 30, FOB job site, $17,672.50 payable out of Sewer Fund 0530, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1970, Object 5482 and $17,672.50 payable out of Stormwater Utility Fund 0535, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the I&I separation/ discharge by Humes Plumbing & Heating for $35,345 to be paid from Stormwater Utility Fund 0535 and Sewer Fund 0530. This contract is necessary to reduce I&I separate footing drains from the sanitary sewer system and to alleviate surface water drainage problems on the upper side of Jay Street from 41st Avenue East and to 42nd Avenue East. Directional boring will be used to connect the discharge to the existing storm sewer. Humes Plumbing & Heating was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project was $40,000. The uncommitted funds in Object 5482 is $92,335 and the uncommitted funds in Object 5533 is $126,972. Bid No. 01-0623
 
Tabulation of bids received September 13, 2001
Humes Plumbing and Heating, Duluth, MN $35,345
Earth Burners, Duluth, MN $77,000