DISCLAIMER

05-0613R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO ZIEGLER, INC., FOR GRADER BLADES IN ACCORDANCE WITH SPECIFICATIONS ON ITS LOW SPECIFICATION BID FOR A TOTAL OF $35,299.43.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

     RESOLVED, that Ziegler, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering grader blades for the fleet division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid for a total of $35,299.43, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Fleet Fund 660, Department/Agency 015, Object 5221.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of grader blades from Ziegler, Inc., for $35,299.43 to be paid from fleet services fund, administrative services department, equipment repair supplies expenses. Grader blades are required for the motor graders for the 2005/2006 winter season. These products must be replaced on a maintenance schedule and as needed basis. Ziegler, Inc., was the lowest of three companies who responded on the grader blades. Bid No. 05-0592


Tabulation of bids received August 25, 2005

Ziegler, Inc, Duluth, MN

$35,299.43

Higgins, Virginia, MN

$35,786.66

H&L Mesabi, Hibbing, MN

$29,557.75