BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to increase the original purchase order to Service Electric, Inc., for labor and materials provided as part of the Lakewood switchgear project, by $51,685 ($50,275 plus sales tax of $1,410 on materials), for a new total of $65,637, terms net 30, payable as follows:
(a) $28,625 (labor) from the Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5404;
(b) $23,060 ($21,650 in materials plus sales tax of $1,410) from the Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5220.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes an increase of $51,685 in the original purchase order to Service Electric, Inc., for additional work required as part of the Lakewood switchgear project. The increased costs are for labor and materials required since the original estimate was completed. The increase of $51,685 is payable from the water fund; the new contract total is $65,637.
Service Electric, Inc., located in Superior, Wisconsin, was the contractor on the project prior to inspection and the additional requirements were made as a result of the inspection. The city would like to have the contractor continue in this capacity due to the familiarity of the work needing to be completed.