BY COUNCILOR FEDORA:
RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Airgas Specialty Products for the purchase and delivery of 40,000 pounds of liquid anhydrous ammonia in accordance with specifications of the vendor’s low bid of $24,400 plus sales tax of $1,586, for a combined total of $25,986, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the Water Fund 510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1955, Object 5216.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the purchase of 40,000 pounds of liquid anhydrous ammonia from Airgas Specialty Products for a total amount of $25,986, payable from the water fund.
This chemical is used for water purification at the Lakewood Water Treatment Plant, 8130 Congdon Boulevard, in Duluth. The total of 40,000 pounds is based on an estimated quantity from previous years.
The city posted a request for bids on the website on December 12, 2007. Airgas Specialty Products was the only one who submitted a bid.