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.