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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Sponsored by: Janke <br /> <br />CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br />RESOLUTION 2000-035 <br /> <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br />ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE <br />ORDER TO SIEMENS FOR A 69kV BREAKER FOR $41,950 AND TO <br />WESCO FOR A 4160/12.5 kV TRANSFORMER FOR $117,629, WITH <br />FUNDING PROVIDED FROM A STATE OF ALASKA GRANT <br /> <br />WHEREAS, The City of Seward has a need for a 69k V breaker to replace an existing open- <br />air switch which is not adequate for the electrical requirements at Ft. Raymond Substation; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, The City of Seward also has a need for a 10 MW, 4160/12.5 kV step-up <br />transformer at Ft. Raymond Substation as part of the installation of a new standby generator; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, a Request for Proposals ("RFP") was issued for these two items and seven firms <br />responded with quotes on either or both of the required units; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Siemens was determined to be the low qualified responder to the RFP for the <br />Breaker with a price of$41,950, including start-up services and spare parts; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Wesco was determined to be the low qualified responder for the 10 MW, <br />4160/12.5 kV step-up transformer with a price of$117,629; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, Both bids are within the budget for this project and meet all of the requirements <br />of the RFP; <br /> <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> <br />Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to issue a purchase order to Siemens for the <br />purchase ofa 69 kV breaker in the amount of$41,950. Funding to be from Account 505-5050-5930. <br /> <br />Section 2. The City Manager is authorized to issue a purchase order to Wesco for the <br />purchase of a 10 MW, 4160/12.5 kV transformer in the amount of$117,629. Funding to be from <br />Account 505-5050-5930. <br /> <br />Section 3. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption. <br /> <br />PASSED AND APPROVED by the City Council of the City of Seward, Alaska, this 28th <br />day of March, 2000. <br />