DISCLAIMER

07-0368R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH BEARCOM WIRELESS WORLDWIDE FOR 16 VEHICULAR MOTOROLA MODEMS AND CABLE FOR POLICE EMERGENCY VEHICLES AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $32,820.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Bearcom Wireless Worldwide for the purchase and delivery of 16 VRM850 vehicular Motorola modems (F4451 UHF 40W) and cable for the police department in accordance with specifications and the vendor’s low bid of $32,820, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department/Agency 015, Organization 2007, Object 5580-CE250-V703. These modems will be used in new police emergency vehicles; therefore, this purchase is tax exempt.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of 16 vehicular Motorola modems for an estimated amount of $32,820, payable from the capital equipment fund.


The modems will be used in new police emergency vehicles to provide wireless connectivity to related law enforcement information systems. Therefore, this purchase is tax exempt.


Bearcom Wireless Worldwide, St. Paul, Minnesota, submitted the lowest bid of three vendors who responded.


Vehicular Motorola Modems

Tabulation of bids opened May 9, 2007

Requisition No. 07-0375

Bid No. 07-0375

Vendor

City/State

Base Bid

Bearcom Wireless Worldwide

St. Paul, MN

$32,820

Motorola (Mike Fink)

Duluth, MN

$35,070

DSC Communications

Superior, WI

$35,052