DISCLAIMER

05-0685R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO CELLULAR ONE DULUTH/ SUPERIOR FOR CELLULAR AIR TIME SERVICE AND HARDWARE IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF APPROXIMATELY $70,668.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

     RESOLVED, that Cellular One Duluth/Superior be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering cellular air time service and hardware for the various departments/divisions in accordance with specifications on its low specification bids for an approximate amount of $70,668, terms net 30, FOB job sites, various funds, departments./agencies, organizations, and objects.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the contract with Cellular One Duluth/Superior to furnish cellular air time service and hardware for an approximate amount of $70,668 to be paid from various funds. There is sufficient budget appropriation in each of these divisions to award this resolution. The decision to choose Cellular One was determined by a committee of representatives from the following departments/divisions: administrative services, fire, police, purchasing and public works and utilities. An additional $6,000 is being added to the contract based on unit prices in the proposal for mobile internet service to be provided to the police department.


Bid No. 05-0118
proposals received August 10, 2005

Cellular One, Duluth, MN

$64,668

Sprint PCS, Duluth, MN

$82,428

Unicel, Duluth, MN

$86,988