PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE
RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Flexible Pipe Tool Company for the purchase and delivery of a 2008 Sterling Bullet 4x4 crew cab and chassis unit complete with a mounted sewer rodding machine in accordance with city specifications and the vendor’s low bid of $79,751 plus $5,183.82 sales tax plus $50.00 tax-exempt plates and registration, for a total amount of $84,984.82, terms net 30, FOB destination, payable from the Sewer Fund 530, Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580.
PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES/PURCHASING
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the purchase of a 2008 Sterling Bullet 4 x 4 crew cab and chassis unit complete with a mounted sewer rodding machine from the Flexible Pipe Tool Company for a total amount of $84,984.82, payable from the sewer fund. The purchase includes a three-year/36,000 mile warranty for the vehicle and a five-year/100,000 mile warranty for the engine.
The equipment will be used to push and pull 5/16-inch to 48-inch sectional rods with various tools to remove roots, grease and other materials from sanitary and sewer pipes.
The city posted a request for bids on the website March 12, 2008. Flexible Pipe Tool Company was the lowest bid submitted by three vendors by the closing date of April 3, 2008.