07-0399R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, AS PRIMARY AND LAKEHEAD BLACKTOP AND MATERIALS AS SECONDARY FOR THE PURCHASE OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS HOT MIX REGULAR AND WITH LAKEHEAD BLACKTOP AND MATERIALS FOR THE PURCHASE OF BITUMINOUS MATERIALS COLD MIX FINE AS NEEDED FROM JUNE 1, 2007, TO MAY 31, 2008, FOR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL AMOUNT OF $216,408.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are authorized to contract with Northland Constructors of Duluth as primary and Lakehead Blacktop and Materials as secondary for the purchase of bituminous materials hot mix regular and with Lakehead Blacktop and Materials as primary for bituminous materials cold mix fine as needed for contract year beginning June 1, 2007, and ending May 31, 2008, for the public works department in accordance with the city’s specifications and the vendors’ low bids based on an estimated $203,200 plus $13,208 sales tax, for an estimated total amount of $216,408, terms net 30, FOB picked up, payable from General Fund 100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1920-2550, Object 5222 and from the following water, gas, sanitary and storm accounts:

           Water Fund 510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5222;

           Gas Fund 520, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5222;

           Sanitary Fund 530, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5222;

           Storm Fund 535, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1945, Object 5222.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the purchase of bituminous materials from Northland Contructors of Duluth, LLC, and Lakehead Blacktop and Materials for an estimated total of $216,408,to be paid from the general fund.


The city of Duluth personnel will pick up this material as needed during year 2007.


This material will be used for various public works projects. The city of Duluth personnel will pick up material as needed during 2007-2008 contract year.


Northland Constructors was the lowest of four bids received for hot mix regular and Lakehead Blacktop and Materials was the lowest of four bids received for cold mix fine of the companies who responded.