04-0377R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH AMERICAN ENGINEERING TESTING, INC. (AET), FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN GEOTECHNICAL EXPLORATION SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE SMDC PARKING STRUCTURE AND RELATED SKYWALKS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $5,695.40.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET), for the sum of $5,695.40 from Fund 0435, Organization 4351 (parking ramp) for providing certain geotechnical services to the city of Duluth in connection with SMDC parking structure and related skywalks, said services and payment therefore to be substantially as outlined in the agreement on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution would authorize a consultant agreement with American Engineering Testing, Inc. (AET), for geotechnical exploration services related to the design and construction of the city-owned, SMDC parking structure and related skywalks in an amount of $5,695.40. Proposals from two geotechnical companies were received. AET's proposal, in the amount of $5,695.40, was the lowest.