DISCLAIMER

 

07-0232R


RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 06-0424 AND AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO INCREASE THE CONTRACT WITH DULUTH READY MIX, INC., FOR ADDITIONAL CLASS 5 GRAVEL BY AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $98,752 AND A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $216,115.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that Resolution 06-0424 is amended and city officials are authorized to contract with Duluth Ready Mix, Inc., for 12,200 additional tons of Class 5 gravel, at an estimated increase of $98,752, terms net 30, FOB destination, and payable as follows:

     (a)  $64,752 (8,000 tons), from the Water Fund 510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5224; and

     (b)  $34,000 (4,200 tons), from the General Fund 100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1920-2550, Object 5224.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize city officials to contract with Duluth Ready Mix, Inc., for an additional 12,200 tons of Class 5 gravel, at an estimated increase of $98,752, payable from the water and general funds. Winter rates apply in this situation.


The adjustment is broken down as follows:

     (a)  $64,752 (8,000 tons) for the remaining bid period ending April 30, 2007. This additional gravel was needed during the emergency repair of broken water mains during the winter;

     (b)  $34,000 (4,200 tons) for additional gravel needed for the street and park maintenance division through April 30, 2007.


The previous bid process was conducted in May 2006 and Duluth Ready Mix, Inc., was the lowest of four bids received.


Requisitions 07-0029 and 07-0256