07-0644R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH ZIEGLER, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN ASPHALT COMPACTOR, RELATED ACCESSORIES AND WARRANTY AT A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $41,725.49.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Ziegler, Inc., for the purchase and delivery of an asphalt compactor, related accessories and a seven-year warranty in accordance with state of Minnesota contract specifications and pricing in the amount of $38,146 plus $2,479.49 sales tax plus $1,100 warranty (non-taxable) for a total combined amount of $41,725.49, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department/Agency 015, Organization 2005, Object 5580, Project CE250-E599.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize a city contract with Ziegler, Inc., which has an office in Duluth, for the purchase and delivery of an asphalt compactor (Caterpillar Model CB224E), related accessories, and warranty at a total combined amount of $41,725.49 payable from the capital equipment fund.


The purchase is based on a cooperative purchasing agreement citing state of Minnesota Contract SEQ 467-1006, which expires February 29, 2008. The equipment will be used for street maintenance projects. Requisition No. 07-0593