07-0595R


RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 07-0492 AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH GERARD CHIMNEY COMPANY FOR INSPECTION AND REPAIR OF THE DULUTH STEAM PLANT CHIMNEY TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $6,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $17,400.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that Resolution No. 07-0492 be amended and the contract amount with Gerard Chimney Company be increased by $6,000, for a new total of $17,400, payable from Steam Fund 540, Department/Agency 920, Organization 1499, Object 5530. The increase is due to additional expense for professional liability insurance required to complete the work.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution amends previous Resolution 07-0492 and increases the contract with Gerard Chimney Company by $6,000, for a new total of $17,400, payable from the steam fund.


The Duluth Steam Cooperative Board of Directors approved the $6,000 increase to Gerard Chimney’s bid at the August 29, 2007, board meeting.


The city originally advertised this project in May. Gerard Chimney submitted the most complete proposal for the lowest cost.


Requisition 07-0361