DISCLAIMER

 

08-0012R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH NIELSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF KENWOOD MOBILE RADIOS AND RELATED RADIO SYSTEM EQUIPMENT FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $47,871.61.

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.


KENWOOD MOBILE RADIOS

Bid No. 07-0634 & 07-0667

Requisitions 07-0634 & 07-0667

Tabulation of bids received December 11, 2007

Vendor

$ Base Bid

07-0634

$ Base Bid

07-0667

Total Bid

Nielson Communications, Inc., Green Bay, WI

$41,816.55

$3,015.95

$44,832.50

Arrowhead Radio & Security, Inc.. Duluth, MN

$45,629.00

$3,588.00

$49,217.00

DSC Communications, Superior, WI

$46,336.42

$3,584.68

$49,921.10

Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc., Golden Valley, MN

$49,490.45

$3,998.40

$53,488.85

Two Way Communications, Inc., Eau Claire, WI

$51,053.97

$4,093.09

$55,147.06