PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE
RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc., for the purchase and installation of two dump bodies with hoists, accessories and central hydraulics system on two 2009 Sterling single-axle, Model L9511 cab and chassis units for the fleet services division in accordance with the city’s specifications and the vendor’s bid of $108,250.00 plus $7,036.25 sales tax, for a combined total of $115,286.25, terms net 30, FOB destination-Duluth, Minnesota, payable from the Capital Equipment Fund 250, Department Agency 015, Organization 2008, Object 5580, Project No. CE250-V810.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the outfitting of two 2009 Sterling single-axle, Model L9511 cab and chassis units for a total amount of $115,286.25, payable from the capital equipment fund. The installation package, to be purchased from Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc., includes dump bodies, hoists, plow hitches, hydraulic spreader, truck-mounted liquid dispensing system, lights, camera system and hydraulics control center.
The purchase includes a three-year parts and labor warranty on body and hoist.
Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc., will install everything at their facility, then deliver the finished vehicles to the city.
The city posted a request for bids on the website April 7, 2008. Three vendors were invited to submit bids. Monroe Truck Equipment, Inc. was the sole bid received by the April 29, 2008, closing date.