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.