BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Viking Electric Supply, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering the light pole bases for the Downtown and Canal Park areas in accordance with specifications on its bid of $21,300.00 plus sales tax of $1,384.50, for a total of $22,684.50, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from General Fund 100, Department/Agency 0700, Organization 1420, Object 5540-500; Requisition No. 06-0681.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will award a contract to Viking Electric Supply, Inc., to furnish and deliver light pole bases for the Downtown and Canal Park areas in accordance with specifications on its bid of $21,300 plus sales tax of $1,384.50, for a total of $22,684.50 ($21,300 plus $1,384.50), payable from the general fund.
The light poles and bases will match those already in place on city streets. These are high-quality reproductions which are significantly less costly than the originals and provide the same appearance and functionality.
Viking Electric Supply, Inc., is a sole source vendor for Dynamic Lighting, the manufacturer of the light poles. Viking has produced all necessary casting molds exclusively for the city of Duluth and retains the molds for future limited production runs. Requisition No. 06-0681