04-0357R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ULLAND BROTHERS, INC., FOR 5,000 CUBIC YARDS OF WASHED SAND IN THE AMOUNT OF $52,344.75.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Ulland Brothers, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 5,000 cubic yards of washed sand for the maintenance operation division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $52,344.75, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of General Fund 0100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 2000, Object 5233.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 5,000 cubic yards of washed sand from Ulland Brothers, Inc., for $52,344.75 to be paid from General Fund 0100. The washed sand, mixed with salt, is used for winter application on roadways for traction. Ulland Brothers was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The estimate cost for this purchase was $42,174. Bid No. 04-0433

Tabulation of bids received May 10, 2004
Ulland Brothers, Cloquet, MN $52,344.75
Duluth Ready Mix, Saginaw, MN $54,794.25