07-0652R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH H&L MESABI COMPANY FOR THE PURCHASE OF TRUCK PLOW AND GRADER BLADE EDGES AS NEEDED DURING THE 2007-2008 WINTER SEASON FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $72,245.98.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with H&L Mesabi Company for the purchase and delivery of truck plow and grader blade edges for the fleet services division in accordance with specifications and the vendor’s bids of $29,173.60 (truck plow blade edges) and $38,663.00 (grader blade edges) plus $4,409.38 (sales tax) for a total combined amount of $72,245.98, terms net 15, FOB destination, payable from the Fleet Services Fund 660, Department/Agency 015, Object 5221.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a city contract with H&L Mesabi Company for truck plow and grader blade edges as needed during the 2007-2008 winter season for a total amount $72,245.98, payable from the fleet services fund.


H&L Mesabi Company, who submitted the lowest bids for both truck and grader blade edges, offered delivery of 8 - 12 weeks after receipt of order and pricing to remain firm from October 1 to November 30, 2007.


Grader Blade Edges

Bid No. 07-0581

Requisition Nos. 07-0581 & 07-0582

Bids Opened September 20, 2007

Vendor

City/State

Base Bid

H&L Mesabi Company

Hibbing, MN

$38,663.00

Ziegler, Inc.

Duluth, MN

$38,799.50

Higgins Industrial Supply Company

Virginia, MN

$42,757.00

St. Joseph Equipment, Inc.

Duluth, MN

$45,090.50

Nortrax

Duluth, MN

$45,465.00

Truck Plow Blade and Wing Edges

Bid No. 07-0582

Requisition Nos. 07-0581 & 07-0582

Bids Opened September 20, 2007

Vendor

City/State

Base Bid

H&L Mesabi Company

Hibbing, MN

$29,173.60

St. Joseph Equipment, Inc.

Duluth, MN

$30,047.00

Higgins Industrial Supply Company

Virginia, MN

$38,781.20