01-0817R

RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 01-0319 AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAS MAINS IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $102,074.50 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $229,999.50.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Resolution 01-0319 to United Piping, Inc., for construction of gas mains at various locations throughout the city, be amended to increase the amount by $102,074.50 for a new total of $229,999.50, payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize an amendment to Resolution 01-0319, passed on April 24, 2001, for the construction of one inch, two inch and three inch high pressure plastic gas mains, 1/2 inch and one inch gas services and related work at various locations throughout the city of Duluth by United Piping, Inc. This increase is additional work as follows: directional drill three inch PE gas main and rock excavation at 2724 Greysolon Road; directional drill two inch PE gas main at 221 East 14th Street; directional drill three inch PE gas main at Spring Street. This increase also includes additional cost to permit extension of new services to existing residences or businesses due to the two-tier gas rate option. The uncommitted funds in Object 5533 is $119,018. Bid No. 01-0433; Job No. 2650