DISCLAIMER

 

07-0018R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HAWKINS, INC., DBA HAWKINS WATER TREATMENT GROUP - SUPERIOR, FOR 100,000 GALLONS OF CAUSTIC SODA FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $146,437.50.

BY PRESIDENT STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that Hawkins, Inc., dba Hawkins Water Treatment Group - Superior, be and hereby is awarded a contract for furnishing and delivering 100,000 gallons of caustic soda for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications of its low bid of $137,5000 plus sales tax of $8,937.50, for a combined total of $146,437.50, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5216. The total of 100,000 gallons is based on an estimated quantity from the previous year.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of 100,000 gallons of caustic soda from Hawkins, Inc., dba Hawkins Water Treatment Group - Superior, for $146,437.50 ($137,500 plus sales tax of $8,937.50) payable from the Water fund. Hawkins, Inc., was the lowest of three bids received. This chemical is used at the Lakewood water treatment plant, 8130 Congdon Boulevard in Duluth.


Caustic Soda

Bid No. 07-0009; Requisition No. 07-0009

Opened December 28, 2006

Vendor

Total

Hawkins, Inc., dba Hawkins Water Treatment Group, Minneapolis, MN

$137,500

Harcros Chemicals, Inc., St. Paul, MN

$149,930

Vertex Chemical Corporation, St. Louis, MN

$158,000