07-0572R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH KTM PAVING, INC., FOR REPLACEMENT OF FIRE HYDRANTS AT VARIOUS CITY LOCATIONS IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,017.97.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to enter into a contract with KTM Paving, Inc., for replacement of fire hydrants at various city locations in accordance with its low specification bid of $32,017.97, payable out of Water Fund 510, Department/Agency 500, Object 5536, City Project No. 0659WA.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the replacement of fire hydrants at various city locations by KTM Paving, Inc., for $32,017.97, to be paid from Water Fund 510, public works and utilities utility infrastructure replacement. Replacing these fire hydrants will reactivate hydrants that are currently inoperable due to replacement parts no longer being available. KTM Paving, Inc., was the lowest bidder of the five companies that responded. The low bid was 28 percent less than the engineer’s estimate of $44,500.


Tabulation of bid received August 16, 2007

KTM Paving, Inc.

$32,017.97

Viele Contracting, Inc.

$33,982.00

Great Lakes Excavating, Inc.

$36,000.00

Stout Mechanical, Inc.

$44,200.00

Construction Services, Inc.

$65,350.00