04-0022R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO THUNDER BAY CHEMICALS, LTD, FOR 150,000 GALLONS OF LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE IN THE AMOUNT OF $57,825.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Thunder Bay Chemicals, Ltd, be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 150,000 gallons of liquid aluminum sulfate for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $57,825, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5237.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of 150,000 gallons of liquid aluminum sulfate from Thunder Bay Chemicals for $57,825 to be paid from Water Fund 0510. This chemical is used at the Lakewood water treatment plant. Thunder Bay Chemicals was the lowest of the five companies who responded. The estimated cost of this purchase is $64,500. Bid No. 04-0010

Tabulation of bids received November 19, 2003

Thunder Bay Chemicals, Ltd., Winnipeg, Manitoba $ 57,825
General Chemical Corporation, Parsippany, NJ $ 64,185
C & S Chemicals, Marietta, GA $ 90,000
General Alum & Chemical Corporation, Holland, OH $100,200
U.S. Aluminate Company, Baltimore, MD $101,610
D.P.C. Industries, Rosemount, MN no bid
Hawkins, Inc., Minneapolis, MN no bid
Menardi, Trenton, SC no bid
Kemiron Company, Lawrence, KS no bid
Univar U.S.A., St. Paul, MN no bid
GEO Specialty Chemicals, Little Rock, AR no bid