04-0836R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BRAUN PUMP AND CONTROLS, INC., FOR ONE SEWAGE PUMP IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,805.38.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that Braun Pump and Controls, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for one portable trailer mounted six inch dri-prime sewage pump for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $25,805.38, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Sewer Fund 0530, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a portable trailer mounted six inch dri-prime sewage pump from Braun Pump and Controls, Inc., for $25,805.38 to be paid from Sewer Fund 0530. The equipment will replace Unit #2757 which is worn beyond repair. The pump will be used for conveyance of storm and waste water. Braun Pump and Controls was the lowest of the six companies who responded with bids that met the specifications. The estimated cost of this purchase was $30,500. Bid No. 04-0609


Tabulation of bids received October 26, 2004

Braun Pump and Controls, Inc., New Prague, MN

$25,805.38

G.P.M., Inc., Duluth, MN

$26,606.90

American Pump Company, Blaine, MN

$26,680.70

Quality Flow Systems, New Prague, MN

$26,891.25

Tri-State Pump and Control, Medina, MN

$28,445.09

Ziegler, Inc., Duluth, MN

$30,203.40

*Northern Engine and Supply, Duluth, MN

$23,217.00

*U.S.A. Bluebook, Gurnee, IL

$23,490.52

* Did not meet specifications