BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to contract with Larson Chevrolet for the purchase and delivery of a 2007 Chevrolet express cargo van in accordance with the city’s specifications and the vendor’s low bid of $26,743.00 plus $1,738.30 sales tax plus a $70 title fee plus a $1,530 extended warranty, for a total amount of $30,081.30, payable from General Fund 100, Department/Agency 700, Organization 1407, Object 5406. The Minnesota sales tax does not apply to extended warranties.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of a 2007 Chevrolet express cargo van from Larson Chevrolet for a total amount of $30,081.30, to be paid from the general fund.
The vehicle has the following features: (a) all-wheel-drive (AWD); (b) 24 inch roof extension; (c) an extended warranty from three years 36,000 to five years 75,000. There is no sales tax on the extended warranty.
The city advertised for bids on March 1 and March 2, and opened bids on March 15, 2007. Larson Chevrolet, located in Superior, Wisconsin, presented the lowest bid of seven who responded.
The accompanying Resolution 07-0295 provides additional details about the bid process and awards for light duty trucks and vans.