DISCLAIMER

 

08-0020R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH C&S CHEMICALS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF 150,000 GALLONS OF LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $135,787.50.

BY COUNCILOR FEDORA:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with C&S Chemicals, Inc., for the purchase and delivery of 150,000 gallons of liquid aluminum sulfate in accordance with specifications of the vendor’s low bid of $127,500 plus sales tax of $8,287.50, for a combined total of $135,787.50, 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 150,000 gallons of liquid aluminum sulfate from C&S Chemicals, Inc., for a total amount of $135,787.50, payable from the water fund.


This chemical is used at the Lakewood Water Treatment Plant, 8130 Congdon Boulevard, in Duluth. The total of 150,000 gallons is based on an estimated quantity from previous years.


The city posted a request for bids on the website on December 12, 2007. C&S Chemicals, Inc., submitted the lowest bid of eight who responded.


LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE

Bid No. 08-0006; Requisitions 08-0006

Tabulation of Bids Received December 27, 2007

Vendor

Base Bid

C&S Chemicals, Inc., Marietta, GA

$127,500.00

Thunder Bay Chemicals, Ltd., Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

$128,520.00

General Chemical Performance Products, LLC, Parsippany, NJ

$136,687.50

Harcros Chemicals, Inc., St. Paul, MN

$162,000.00

USALCO, Baltimore, MD

$182,025.00

Hawkins, Inc., d.b.a. Hawkins Water Treatment Group - Superior, Minneapolis, MN

no bid

Kemira Water Solutions, Lawrence, KS

no bid

Neo Solutions, Inc., Beaver, PA

no bid