04-0029R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO VIKING ELECTRIC SUPPLY, INC. FOR DOWNTOWN AREA AND CANAL PARK AREA STREET LIGHTS REPLACEMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $11,565.90.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Viking Electric Supply, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering the replacement parts for Downtown area and Canal Park area ornamental street lighting system for the traffic operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $11,565.90, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 0250, Department/Agency 015, Organization NR02, Object E213.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of replacement parts for Downtown area and Canal Park area ornamental street lighting systems from Viking Electric Supply for $11,565.90 to be paid from Capital Equipment Fund 0250. The light poles and bases will match those already in place on city streets. These are high quality reproductions that are significantly less costly than the originals and provide the same appearance and functionality. Viking Electric Supply is a sole source vendor because this vendor has produced all necessary casting molds exclusively for the city of Duluth and retains the molds for future limited production runs. Requisition No. 03-0650