BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Cargill, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing road salt for year 2006/2007 winter season for the maintenance operations division in accordance with specifications on its low bid of $472,640 plus sales tax of $30,721.60, for a total of $503,361.60, payable out of the General Fund 0100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1920-2550, Object 5223.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of year 2006-2007 annual road salt requirements from Cargill Inc.- Deicing Technology Business Unit, c/o Hallett Dock Company, for $503,361.60 to be paid from the general fund ($215,726.40 will be paid from the 2006 budget; $287,635.20 will be encumbered out of the 2007 budget).
The city of Duluth has a cooperative purchasing agreement with St. Louis County.
Cargill, Inc., was the lowest of four bids received.