04-0839R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MARINE SONIC TECHNOLOGY, LTD, FOR A SIDE SCAN SONAR UNIT IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,214.50.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that Marine Sonic Technology, Ltd, be and hereby is awarded a contract for one side scan sonar unit for the police department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $35,214.50, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Duluth Police Grant Programs Fund 0215, Department/Agency 200, Organization 2472, Object 5580.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the city to purchase one side scan sonar unit for use by the police department to be paid from Duluth Police Grant Programs Fund 0215. The entire cost for this equipment is being paid for by a federal homeland security grant through the state commissioner of public safety, division of homeland security and emergency management (see awarding Resolution 04-0408, passed June 14, 2004, for accepting the grant). The equipment will be used to enable the Police Department to search for underwater contraband, evidence, bodies, bombs and will increase the personnel regional safety. Bid No. 04-0652


Tabulation of bids received December 7, 2004: Marine Sonic Technology, Ltd., White Marsh, VA - $35,214.50