DISCLAIMER

 

08-0128R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ZIPSORT, INC., FOR POSTAGE AND DAILY MAILING SERVICES DURING YEAR 2008 AT AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $203,000.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with ZipSort, Inc., for postage and daily mailing services for the public works and utilities department in accordance with specifications and the vendor’s quote, for a total estimated amount of $203,000, terms net 30, payable from various funds, departments/agencies, organizations and objects.


PWU/PURCH DS:le 2/1/2008


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize a city contract with ZipSort, Inc., for postage and daily mailing services as needed during 2008, at an estimated amount of $203,000, payable from various funds.


ZipSort handles the mailing of the city’s Comfort Systems water and gas billings. In 2007, they mailed 31,000 bills per month. ZipSort is the only known local vendor with an advanced, high-speed automated system to handle citywide bulk mailings on a regular basis.


Zipsort, Inc., has service centers in Minneapolis and Duluth.


Requisition 08-0097