BY COUNCILOR ANDERSON:
RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Nielson Communications, Inc., for the purchase and delivery of ten Kenwood mobile radios and related radio system equipment for the city of Duluth radio communications in accordance with specifications and its low bid of $41,816.55 (Bid #07-0634) plus $3,015.95 (Bid #07-0667) plus sales tax of $2,914.11 plus shipping of $125.00 for a total of $47,871.61, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable as follows:
(a) $44,659.63 from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department/Agency 015, Organization 2007, Object 5580, Project CE250-E705;
(b) $3,211.98 from the Duluth Police Grant Programs Fund 215, Department/Agency 200, Organization 2276, Object 5580.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the purchase and delivery of ten Kenwood mobile radios and related radio system equipment from Nielson Communications, Inc., for a total amount of 47,871.61, payable from the capital equipment and Duluth police grant programs funds.
The request for bids was posted on the city’s website November 15, 2007. Nielson Communications, Inc., submitted the lowest bid of five who responded.