04-0551R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NATIONAL WATERWORKS, INC., FOR STOPPING MACHINE SYSTEM, IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,040.08.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that National Waterworks, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for a stopping machine system for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $100,040.08, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580.


Tabulation of bids received July 26, 2004:

National Waterworks, Eden Prairie, MN $ 100,040.08
T.D. Williamson, Inc., Tulsa, OK 88,344.95

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:This resolution will authorize the purchase of a stopping machine system from National Waterworks, Inc. for $100,040.08 to be paid from Gas Fund 0520. The equipment will be used for stopping of natural gas flow in the City’s gas distribution system for maintenance of valves, regulators and piping. The city has numerous Mueller fittings in the ground. The low bidder, T.D. Williamson, was not accepted due to their stopping equipment will not work in the existing Mueller fittings. The estimated costs for this purchase is $103,540.

Bid No. 04-0493