04-0018R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO K.A. STEEL CHEMICALS, INC., FOR 100,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA IN THE AMOUNT OF $66,360.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 100,000 gallons of caustic soda for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $66,360, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5238.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of 100,000 gallons of caustic soda from K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc. for $66,360 to be paid from Water Fund 0510. This chemical is used at the Lakewood Water Treatment Plant. K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc. was the lowest of the five above companies who responded. The estimated cost of this purchase was $120,000. Bid No. 04-0007

Tabulation of bids received November 24, 2003

K.A. Steel Chemicals, Inc., Lemont, IL $ 66,360
Thatcher Company of Montana, Missoula, MT $ 75,240
Hawkins, Inc., Minneapolis, MN $ 82,020
Harcros Chemicals, St. Paul, MN $ 87,406
Univar USA, St. Paul, MN $102,000
D.P.C. Industries, Rosemount, MN no bid
Kemiron Company, Lawrence, KS no bid
A. Daigger and Company, Vernon Hills, IL no bid