BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Merit Chevrolet be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering a step van for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its bid of $41,835 plus sales tax of $2,510.10 for a total of $44,345.10, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580, 20 percent ($8,869.02); and Gas Fund 0520, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580, 80 percent ($35,476.08).
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of one step van from Merit Chevrolet for $44,345.10 ($41,835 plus sales tax of $2,510.10) to be paid from the water fund and gas fund.
This vehicle with a 12-foot body on a workhorse chassis will replace Unit 1648.
Merit Chevrolet, St. Paul, Minnesota, was the only vendor among six invited who submitted a bid. The estimated cost for this purchase was $46,860.