BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Ziegler, Inc. be and hereby is awarded a contract for rental of seven Caterpillar Model 143H motor graders for a six- month period at a yearly rate of $210,901.95 including taxes, during the 2004/2005 winter season for the maintenance operation division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $30,128.85 each, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of General Fund 0100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 2000, Object 5415.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the rental of seven motor graders from Ziegler, Inc. for $210,901.95 to be paid from General Fund 0100. The motor graders are required to remove snow from the streets of Duluth during the year 2004/2005 winter season. The rent period is for a six month season (October 15 through April 14). The city will be making a comparison of the John Deere equipment and Caterpillar equipment. Rebid No. 04-0445A