<br />OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE
<br />EDINA CITY COUNCIL HELD AT CITY HALL
<br />MARCH 7, 1977
<br />7:OO P.M,
<br />Answering rollcall were members Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw, and Mayor Van
<br />Valkenburg .
<br />FIRE AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS THANKED FOR PROMPT SERVICE.
<br />read a letter of .appreciation from Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Vollc, 3616 W. Fuller St.,
<br />thanking the Police and Fire Departments for prompt action during an emergency
<br />at their home.
<br />WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS, SAND ROCK AND BITUNINOUS MATERIALS BIDS AWARDED.
<br />Mr. Hyde presented tabulation of bids received in response to Advertisement for
<br />Bids in the Edina Sun and Construction Bulletin.
<br />Acid showed Hawlcins Chemical at $7.71, Jones Chemical at $7.49 and Van Waters &
<br />Rogers at $8.00. Mr. Hyde pointed out that 30 gallon containers had been speci-
<br />fied and that low bidder, Jones Chemicals, Inc,, used 15 gallon containers and
<br />did not, therefore, meet specifications. Tabulation for Liquid Chlorine showed
<br />Hawkins Chemical, Inc., at $18.91, Jones Chemical at $17.10, Anderson Chemical
<br />Co. at $24.75 and Van Waters &. Rogers at $18.85. Mr. Hyde advised that recom-
<br />nendation for award of bid was to Hawkins Chemical, Inc., inasmuch as it is best
<br />if both chemicals are delivered to the various pump houses at the same time.
<br />lation €or Concrete Sand showed Northwest Aggregates, Inc., low bidder at $1.82,
<br />W. G. Pearson, Inc., at $1.94 , +derson Aggregate Co, at $2.24, Edward Kraemer
<br />& Sons, Inc., 15 $2.60 and Wm. Mueller h Sons at $2.90.
<br />showed Northwest Aggregates, Inc., low bidder at $3.28, (delivered) and ESrJ-arc1
<br />Kraemer & Sons, at $3.45. Tabulation for Gravel Base showed W. G. Pearson, Inc., ,
<br />low bidder at $1.94 (delivered), Midwest Asphalt Corp. at $2.25, Northwest
<br />Aggregates, Inc., at $2.28, Anderson Aggregate Co. at $2.74, River Warren
<br />Aggregates, Inc., At $2.87, and J. L. Schiely ' Co. at $3.34. Tabulation for Lime-
<br />stone C-A-5 showed Minnesota Valley Surfacing Co. at $3.50 (delivered), Edward
<br />Kraemer & Sons, Inc., $3.60 and J. L. Schiely Co. at $3.84. Tabulation for Seal-
<br />Coat Chips showed Bryan Dresser Trap Rock at $7.90 (delivered), New Ulm Quart-
<br />zite Quarries at $8.25 and J. L. Schiely Co. at $8.48. Tabulation for Ready Mix
<br />Bituminous Materials showed Bury tt Carlson, Inc., at $10.25 (picked up) and
<br />$11.75 (delivered), ?4idwest Asphalt Corp, at $10.25 (picked up) and $11.50 (del-
<br />ivered) , and Minnesota Valley Surfacing Co. $8.65 (picked up) and $10.50 (delivered).
<br />Recommendation for awards to responsible low bidders was as FoLLiows:
<br />Sand, to Northwestern Aggregates, Inc., at $1.82 per ton delivered; for FA-4
<br />Buckshot, to Northwestern Aggregates, Inc., at $3.28 per ton delivered; for
<br />Gravel Base, to W. G. Pearson, Xnc., at $1.94 per ton delivered; for CA-5 Lhe-
<br />stone, from Minnesota Valley Surfacing Co. at $3.50 per ton delivered; for Seal
<br />Coat Chips, from Bryan Dresser Trap Rock, Inc., at $7.90 per ton delivered; for
<br />Ready Mix Bituminous, from Bury and Carlson, Inc., at $10.25 per ton picked up
<br />(based on shortest haul), and from Nidwest Asphalt Corp, (as alternate source)
<br />at $10.25 per ton picked up as a backQp in case of a supply problem with Bury &
<br />Carlson, Inc.; for Cut Back Asphalt, from L. N. Sickels Co. at $0.3421 per gallon,
<br />delivered (other bids received having been from Koch Refining Co. at $0.3424 and
<br />from Ashland Petroleum Co. at $0.3424); for Hydrofluosilicic Acid from Hawlcins
<br />Chemical in 30 gallon containers and for Liquid Chlorine at $18.91 per 150 pound
<br />cylinders from Hawkins Chemical who submitted the lowest total bid for 30 gallon
<br />containers with both chemicals to come from one supplier.
<br />sion ensued as to whether or not the recommendations for award was for lowest:
<br />responsible bidder in all cases, with Mr. Hyde and Mr. Dunn explaining that in
<br />their judgment the employee time involved in delivery of supplies must be considered
<br />in determining the low bidder.
<br />as recommended by the staff in all cases.
<br />Courtney .
<br />Mayor Van Valkenburg
<br />Tabulation for Hydrofluosilicic
<br />a c9. P- a Tabu-
<br />4 a Tabulation for Buck Shot
<br />for Concrete .
<br />Considerable discus-
<br />Councilwoman Schmidt then moved for award of bids
<br />Motion was seconded by Councilman
<br />Ayes: Courtney, Richards, Schmidt, Shaw, Van Valkenburg
<br />Nays: None
<br />Motion carried.
<br />MARTH ROAD STREET NAYE CHANGE HEARING DATE SET. -- A petition having been received,
<br />Councilwoman Schmidt's motion SettLng ?,caring c!nt:c for clinnge of ilIarth Road to
<br />Marth Court" for April 18, 1977, xv'as SCcclilded by Councilman Richards. 11
<br />Ayes : Courtney , Richards, Schmidt , Shaw, Van Valkenburg
<br />Nays: None
<br />Motion carried.