DISCLAIMER

07-0532R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH DULUTH SUPERIOR ERECTION, INC., FOR THE REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF TWO STEAM VAULTS - ROOF AND WALLS - ON THIRD AVENUE EAST AND SUPERIOR STREET AND THIRD AVENUE EAST AND FIRST STREET ALLEY FOR A TOTAL ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $55,550.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., for the replacement and repair of two steam vaults - roofs and walls - on Third Avenue East and Superior Street and Third Avenue East and First Street Alley for the Duluth Steam Utility District No. 1 in accordance with specifications and the contractor’s low bid of $55,550, payable from the Steam Fund 540, Department/Agency 920, Organization 1499, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a construction contract with Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., for the replacement and repair of two steam vaults - roofs and walls - on Third Avenue East for $55,550, payable from the Steam fund.


The city posted an invitation to bid in the newspaper and on the city’s website in July. Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., a local contractor, submitted the lowest bid.


Steam Vault Roofs and Walls, Opened July 23, 2007,
Bid No. 07-0497, Requisition No. 07-0497

Contractor

Base Bid Amount

Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., Duluth MN

$55,550

Apex Mechanical Plumbing, Heating & Utilities , Duluth MN

$59,900

Stout Mechanical, Inc., Duluth MN

$69,615