07-0651R


RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0399 AND INCREASING THE BLACKTOP CONTRACT WITH NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, BY $184,000, FOR A NEW ESTIMATED TOTAL OF $325,645.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that Resolution 07-0399 is hereby amended and the blacktop contract with Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, increased by $184,000 for a new estimated total of $325,645, terms net 30, FOB picked up, payable from the General Fund 100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1920-2550, Object 5222.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an increase of $184,000 in the city’s blacktop contract with Northland Constructors, LLC, and a new estimated total of $325,645, payable from the general fund. This additional material is needed for various public works and utility projects.


The city originally requested bids for bituminous material in May; Northland Constructors was the lowest of four bids received June 11, 2007, for the hot mix regular product. This bid was issued under a joint powers agreement between the city of Duluth and St. Louis County. Prices remain firm through May 31, 2008 (Requisition Nos. 07-0014 and 07-0501).