04-0274R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ASPEN EQUIPMENT COMPANY FOR A CROSS COUNTRY TRAIL GROOMER IN THE AMOUNT OF $159,360.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

RESOLVED, that Aspen Equipment Company be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering a cross country trail groomer for the maintenance operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $159,360, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Capital Equipment Fund 0250, Department/Agency 015, Organization BD04, Object V404.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a Bombardier Model BR180MP cross country trail groomer from Aspen Equipment Company to be paid from Capital Equipment Fund 0250. The award was based upon engine requirement, warranty cost and service maintenance. This machine will replace Unit 3884 (1988 trail groomer) and Unit 6354 (1993 LMC snow groomer). Aspen Equipment Company was the only company who responded with a bid that met specifications. The estimated cost for this equipment was $159,750. Bid No. 04-0339

Tabulation of bids received April 5, 2004

Aspen Equipment Company, Duluth, MN $159,360.00
Kassbohrer All Terrain Vehicle, Reno, NV $155,308.75 *

* Does not meet specifications