DISCLAIMER

07-0369R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH PARADIGM SYSTEM SOLUTIONS, INC., FOR 16 PANASONIC LAPTOP COMPUTERS FOR POLICE EMERGENCY VEHICLES AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $46,160.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Paradigm System Solutions, Inc., for the purchase and delivery of 16 Panasonic CF30 laptop computers for police emergency vehicles in accordance with specifications and the vendor’s low bid of $46,160, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department/Agency 015, Organization 2007, Object 5580-CE250-V703. These laptop computers 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 Panasonic CF30 laptop computers for an estimated amount of $46,160, payable from the capital equipment fund.


The laptops will be used in new police emergency vehicles; therefore, this purchase is tax exempt.


Paradigm System Solutions, Inc., provided the lowest bid of six vendors who responded.


Panasonic Laptop Computers

Tabulation of bids opened May 9, 2007

Requisition No. 07-0370

Bid No. 07-0370

Vendor

City/State

Base Bid

Paradigm System Solutions, Inc.

Burnsville, MN

$46,160.00

Zones, Inc.

Auburn, WA

$46,739.36

OfficeMax

Maple Grove, MN

$46,876.00

Howard Computers

Laurel, MS

$48,896.00

Compar, Inc.

Minnetonka, MN

$54,340.80

DSC Communications

Superior, WI

$58,064.00