DISCLAIMER

 

07-0295R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NORTHSTAR FORD FOR THE PURCHASE OF VARIOUS LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS AND VANS FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $489,060.60.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to contract with NorthStar Ford for the purchase and delivery of various light duty trucks and vans in 2007 in accordance with the city’s specifications and the vendor’s low bid of $423,695.70 plus $2,718 tow command hitch packages plus $27,716.90 sales tax, plus $1,120 for title fees and $33,810 for extended warranties for a total amount of $489,060.60, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from various funds, departments/agencies, organizations, and objects. The Minnesota sales tax does not apply to extended warranties.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the city’s purchase of various light duty trucks and vans from NorthStar Ford for a total amount of $489,060.60, payable from various funds.


This purchase includes the following vehicles:


Requisition Number

Description


All purchases include extended warranties from three years 36,000 to five years 75,000

Replaces Unit

Amount

07-0063

2008 Ford F350 1 ton 4x4 extended cab and chassis and diesel engine with HD transmission

1626

$32,692.67

07-0159

2008 Ford F250 3/4 ton 4x4 regular cab with 8-foot box and Thieman liftgate

8943

$26,122.84

07-0170

2008 Ford F350 1 ton 4x4 crew cab with 8-foot box with dual rear wheels

9015

$27,844.35

07-0171

2008 Ford F350 1 ton diesel cab and chassis with 8-foot two yard tipper box/hydraulics and lift/tailgate

to be determined

$47,196.01

07-0172

2008 Ford F250 3/4 ton 4x4 diesel pickup with Thieman liftgate

3309

$32,339.43

07-0176

(a)  2007 Econoline 3 each 1 ton cargo vans

 

(b)  2007 Ford F150 1 each 1/2 ton 4x4 regular cab pickup

1677-1678 + 1 new van

1668

$84,426.58

07-0197

2008 Ford F250 - 4 each 3/4 ton 4x4 regular cab pickups with eight foot box and Thieman tailgate lift

1589-1619 1621-3305

$105,748.06

07-0201

2008 Ford F350 cab and chassis 2 each 1 ton cab and chassis - diesel with 8-foot Crysteel tipper/hydraulics and Boss nine foot two inch RT3 steel V-plow

3321 + 3850

$99,780.20

07-0218

2008 Ford F350 1 ton 4x4 cab and chassis - diesel

2727

$32,910.46

TOTAL

 

$489,060.60


The city advertised for bids on March 1 and March 2, and opened bids on March 15, 2007. NorthStar Ford, located in Duluth, Minnesota, presented the lowest bids of seven vendors who responded. Those who participated are listed below:

 

NorthStar Ford, Duluth, MN

Nelson Ford Sales, Fergus Falls, MN

Nelson Dodge GMC, Fergus Falls, MN

Larson Chevrolet, Superior, WI

Mike Motors, Ely, MN

Luther Family Chevrolet, Duluth, MN

Boyer Ford Trucks, Minneapolis, MN

 

The accompanying Resolution 07-0294 also provides additional details about the bid process and awards for light duty trucks and vans.