DISCLAIMER

 

PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES COMMITTEE


08-0205R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ARROWHEAD CONCRETE WORKS, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF APPROXIMATELY 500 CUBIC YARDS OF READY-MIX CONCRETE DURING YEAR 2008 AS NEEDED FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $49,943.18.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Arrowhead Concrete Works, Inc., for the purchase and delivery of approximately 500 cubic yards of ready-mix concrete as needed in year 2008 by the street and park maintenance crews, in accordance with the city’s specifications and the vendor’s pricing, for an estimated amount of $46,895 plus $3,048.18 sales tax, for a total estimated amount of $49,943.18, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the General Fund 100, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1920-2550, Object 5224.


PWU/PUR    DS:le    3/11/2008


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the purchase of approximately 500 cubic yards of ready-mix concrete as needed in year 2008 from Arrowhead Concrete Works, Inc., for a total of $49,943.18, to be paid from the general fund.


The concrete will be used by street and park maintenance crews for various projects throughout the city. The quantity is an estimate only, based on last season’s use. The city does not guarantee a minimum or maximum quantity to be ordered.


The city posted a request for bids on the website February 11, 2008. Only two local vendors submitted bids. The city evaluated the results by calculating the cost of 500 cubic yards of type 3Y43 concrete based on each vendor’s quote. Arrowhead Concrete Works, Inc., had the best price.


Ready-Mix Concrete

Bid No. 08-0222

Requisition No. 08-0222

Bids Opened March 4, 2008

Vendor

City/State

Estimated Bid

($ for 3Y43x500 cubic yards)

Arrowhead Concrete Works, Inc.

Duluth, MN

$46,895

Duluth Ready Mix

Saginaw, MN

$51,040