DISCLAIMER

PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE


08-0372R

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO CONTRACT WITH ABM EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY, LLC, FOR THE PURCHASE OF A SEWER EASEMENT MACHINE AND ACCESSORIES FOR A TOTAL AMOUNT OF $28,635.72.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that city officials are hereby authorized to contract with ABM Equipment and Supply, LLC, for the purchase of a JAJ Series sewer easement machine with accessories for public works and utilities in the amount of $26,888 plus $1,747.72 sales tax for a total combined amount of $28,635.72, terms net 30, payable as follows:

     (a)  $21,476.79 from Sewer Fund 530, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580;

     (b)  $7,158.93 from Stormwater Fund 535, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5580.


PWU/PURCH


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the purchase of a sewer easement machine plus accessories from ABM Equipment & Supply, LLC, in the amount of $28,635.72, payable from the sewer and stormwater funds.


On May 16, 2008, the city invited six vendors to submit bids. Only ABM Equipment and Supply, LLC, responded with a complete bid by the June 2, 2008, closing date.


The machine comes with several accessories and options, is self propelled, has four-wheel drive with dual wheels, and is used in cleaning remote sewer lines.


ABM Equipment & Supply, LLC, is located in Hopkins, Minnesota.


Requisition 08-0401