DISCLAIMER

07-0498R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH LOUISE M. BEYEA, D.V.M., TO PROVIDE VETERINARY HEALTH CARE FOR ANIMALS AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Louise M. Beyea, D.V.M., for professional services as a provider of veterinary care to animals at the Lake Superior Zoo during year 2007 (with four one-year renewal options)in accordance with specifications and a total estimated amount not to exceed $10,000, payable from the General Fund 100, Department/Agency 400, Organization 1814, Object 5310. Said agreement is to be substantially in the form of Public Document No. _____________________ on file in the office of the city clerk.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a contract with Louise M. Beyea, D.V.M., for the veterinary care of animals at the Lake Superior Zoo for a total estimated amount not to exceed $10,000, payable from the general fund.


Duluth has a need for a licensed veterinarian to provide continuity of health care for all animals at the zoo, including exotic species. This contract covers services for year 2007 and includes four one-year renewable options.


The city of Duluth posted a request for proposals (RFPs) in the newspaper and on the city’s website in June. Louise M. Beyea, D.V.M. was the only one who submitted a proposal by the closing date.


Request for Proposals - Veterinarian Services

RFP No. 07-0114

Requisition No. 07-0114

Opened July 11, 2007

Veterinarian 

City/State

Base Amount

Louise M Beyea, D.V.M.

Duluth, MN

$70/hour