BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to contract with Unique Paving Materials Corporation as the readily available supplier for the purchase of approximately 300 additional tons of cold mix (3/4 inch minus) needed by the public works [and utilities] department due to the recent spate of watermain breaks, at an estimated $24,000 plus sales tax of $1,560, for a total estimated cost of $25,560, terms net 30, FOB pickup, payable from the Water Fund 510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5222.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 300 tons of cold mix (3/4 inch minus) from Unique Paving Materials Corporation at an estimated total of $25,560, payable from the water fund. This additional coal mix is needed for recent and ongoing emergency repairs due to watermain breaks.
Unique Paving Materials Corporation was the only readily available supplier having stock on hand. The need for additional coal mix was not foreseen and not included in the original bid award to Northland Bituminous, a division of Northland Materials, LLC.
Unique Paving Materials Corporation, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will deliver the cold mix to Hallett Dock Company on Winter Street in Superior, Wisconsin, and the city of Duluth public works personnel will pick it up there.
Requisition No. 07-0358