BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Merit Chevrolet be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering one step van for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $42,512.67 terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580, 20 percent ($8,502.53); and Gas Fund 0520, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580, 80 percent ($34,010.14).
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of one step van from Merit Chevrolet for $42,512.67 to be paid from Water Fund 0510 and Gas Fund 0520. This vehicle will replace Unit 1648. Merit Chevrolet was the only vendor who responded with a complete bid. The estimated cost for this purchase was $46,860.00. Bid No. 05-0500
Tabulation of bids received August 29, 2005
Merit Chevrolet, Golden Valley, MN $ 42,512.67
Cincinnati Truck Sales, Cincinnati, OH not to specification
Westway Ford, Irving, TX not to specification
Lupient Enterprises not to specification