DISCLAIMER

 

07-0674R


RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 07-0498 AND THE PROFESSIONAL VETERINARY SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH LOUISE M. BEYEA, D.V.M., FOR AN INCREASE OF $26,400 AND A NEW CONTRACT TOTAL OF $36,400.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that Resolution 07-0498 is hereby amended and the professional veterinary services agreement with Louise M. Beyea, D.V.M. is amended to state that services for the term of this agreement shall not exceed ten hours per week at $70 per hour, for an increase of $26,400 per year, and a new contract total of $36,400 per year, payable from the General Fund 100, Department/Agency 400, Organization 1814, Object 5310.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an amendment to the city’s veterinary services agreement with Louise M. Beyea, D.V.M., stating that services shall not exceed ten hours per week at $70 per hour, for an increase of $26,400 per year, and a new contract total of $36,400 per year, payable from the general fund (Requisition 07-0114).


The increase is needed to ensure both flexibility and year-round continuity of veterinary health care services for animals at the Lake Superior Zoo.


The city of Duluth originally posted a request for proposals (RFPs) in the newspaper and on the city’s website in June 2007. Louise M. Beyea, D.V.M., was the only one who submitted a proposal by the closing date.