04-0327R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO GROEBNER AND ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR PIPE FITTINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,093.39.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Groebner and Associates, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering approximately 8,000 various pipe fittings for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $30,093.39, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5227.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 8,000 various pipe fittings from Groebner and Associates, Inc., for $30,093.39 to be paid from Gas Fund 0520. This is an annual order to replenish inventory. The pipe fittings are used by the utility operation division to install gas. The estimated costs for this purchase is $38,866. Bid No. 04-0386

Tabulation of bids received March 31, 2004

Groebner & Associates, Monticello, MN $30,093.39
National Waterworks, Eden Prairie, MN $33,072.63
Kerotest Manufacturer, Eden Prairie, MN (partial bid) $ 4,415.00
Performance Pipe, Plano, TX (partial bid) $19,674.81
Central Plastic Company (partial bid) $21,052.39
Bates & Associates, Grand Haven, MI (partial bid) $26,340.83
Forrer Supply Company, Germantown, WI (partial bid) $28,515.36
Viking Supply, Chisholm, MN (partial bid) $39,364.00
Seelye Plastics, Duluth, MN no bid