04-0669R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ACME ALTERNATE FUEL SYSTEMS FOR L.P. GAS CONVERSION IN THE AMOUNT OF $39,435.64.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that ACME Alternate Fuel Systems be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing L.P. gas conversion on seven vehicles converting from compressed natural gas to liquid propane gas for the fleet division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $39,435.64, terms 30, FOB destination, $23,996 payable out of Fleet Fund 0660, Department/Agency 015, Organization 1560, Object 5221; $14,000 payable out of Fleet Fund 0660, Department/Agency 015, Organization 1560, Object 5404 and $1,439.64 payable out of Fleet Fund 0660, Department/Agency 015, Organization 1560, Object 5441.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the L.P. gas conversion on seven vehicles converting from compressed natural gas to liquid propane gas by ACME Alternate Fuel Systems for $39,435.64 to be paid from Fleet Fund 0660. The conversion will be for units #1677, #1678, #1679, #1680, #1681, #1682, #1683. Public Works and Utilities will be eliminating the CNG fueling station. A.C.M.E. was the only vendor who responded to the bid. Thirty-seven vendors received bids. The estimated cost for this service was $40,658. Bid No. 04-0548


Tabulation of bid received September 7, 2004: A.C.M.E. Alternate Fuel Systems, Mankato, MN - $39,435.64