DISCLAIMER

 

07-0294R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH LARSON CHEVROLET FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 2007 CHEVROLET EXPRESS CARGO VAN FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $30,081.30.

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.


Chevrolet Express Cargo Van

Bids opened March 15, 2007

Requisition No. 07-0184

Dealer

Base bid

Larson Chevrolet, Superior, WI

$26,743

Nelson Dodge GMC, Fergus Falls MN

$28,373

Luther Family Chevrolet, Duluth, MN

$29,019

Mike Motors, Ely, MN

$29,328

NorthStar Ford, Duluth, MN

no bid

Nelson Ford Sales, Fergus Falls, MN

no bid

Boyer Ford Trucks, Minneapolis, MN

no bid


The accompanying Resolution 07-0295 provides additional details about the bid process and awards for light duty trucks and vans.