04-0023R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LAROCHE INDUSTRIES, INC., FOR APPROXIMATELY 40,000 POUNDS OF ANHYDROUS AMMONIA IN THE AMOUNT OF $17,600.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that LaRoche Industries, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering approximately 40,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $17,600, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5234.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 40,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia from LaRoche Industries, Inc., for $17,600 to be paid from Water Fund 0510. Anhydrous ammonia is used in the chemical disinfection of the treated water supply at the Lakewood Water Treatment Plant. LaRoche Industries, Inc. was the only vendor who responded with a bid. The estimated cost of this purchase was $18,400. Bid No. 04-0011

Tabulation of bids received November 19, 2003

LaRoche Industries, Inc., Atlanta, GA $17,600
Hawkins, Inc., Minneapolis, MN no bid
D.P.C. Industries, Rosemount, MN no bid
Univar U.S.A., Inc., St. Paul, MN no bid