DISCLAIMER

 

07-0336R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NORTHSTAR FORD FOR THE PURCHASE OF A 2008 FORD F350 4X4 REGULAR CAB PICKUP FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $35,067.94.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with NorthStar Ford for the purchase and delivery of a 2008 one ton Ford 350 4x4 regular cab pick-up truck in accordance with specifications and the vendor’s low bid of $32,682.94 plus a five-year extended/75,000 warranty of $2,385, for a total amount of $35,067.94, payable from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department/Agency 015, Organization 2007-5580, Object CE250-V702. This truck will be used as a fire emergency vehicle; therefore, this purchase is tax exempt.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of a 2008 Ford F350 one ton 4x4 regular cab pickup truck with an eight foot box from NorthStar Ford, for the total amount of $35,067.94, to be paid from the capital equipment fund.


The truck will be used as a fire emergency vehicle. This tax-exempt purchase includes a Thieman liftgate, V-plow, and five-year extended/75,000 warranty.


NorthStar Ford submitted the lowest bid of six vendors who responded.


1 Ton 4x4 Regular Cab Pick-Up

Bid No. 07-0346

Requisition No. 07-0346

Tabulation of bids opened April 28, 2007

Vendor

Base Bid

NorthStar Ford, Duluth, MN

$32,682.94

Nelson Ford, Fergus Falls, MN

$32,693.00

Boyer Ford Trucks, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

$35,019.34

Luther Family Chevrolet, Duluth, MN

$36,652.00

Nelson Dodge GMC, Fergus Falls, MN

$37,033.00

Mike Motors, Inc., Ely, MN

$38,470.00