04-0435R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ZONES, INC., FOR EIGHT PANASONIC TOUGHBOOK LAPTOP COMPUTERS IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,067.14.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

RESOLVED, that Zones, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering eight Panasonic toughbook laptop computers for the police department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $27,067.14, terms net, FOB destination, payable out of Duluth Police Grant Programs Fund 0215, Department/Agency 200, Organization 2467, Object 5580.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of eight Panasonic toughbook laptop computers from Zones, Inc., to be paid from Duluth Police Grant Programs Fund 0215. The eight laptop computers will be used in the new squad cars. Zones, Inc., was the lowest of the three companies who responded. The estimated cost for this equipment was $30,080. Bid No. 04-0456

Tabulation of bids received May 25, 2004

Zones, Inc., Auburn, WA $27,067.14
Software House International, Somerset, NJ $27,391.88
L&E Mobile Computers, Conshohocken, PA $28,918.80