The City of Monticello, Iowa
IN THE NAME AND BY THE AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF MONTICELLO, IOWA
RESOLUTION # 17-40
Resolution to approve Berndes Center “2017 LED Lighting Upgrade Project”
WHEREAS, the City Council has been presented with a proposal to upgrade the lighting at the Monticello Berndes Center from a current mixture of lighting types including fluorescents and high pressure sodium lights to LED fixtures, and
WHEREAS, the Council finds that the lighting upgrade will be beneficial in many ways, including less regular maintenance and reduced electricity usage, and
WHEREAS, the City Council finds that payback on the LED upgrade investment would be approximately three years after the receipt of applicable rebates, and
WHEREAS, the Council finds that the City obtained quotes from two local contractors, REM Electric and Monti Plumbing, Heating & Electric, and that said bids were substantially similar with the low bid from Monti Plumbing, Heating & Electric including some additional attractive features not present or requested in the REM bid, and
WHEREAS, the Council finds that the Monti Plumbing, Heating & Electric bid should be accepted and that the City should contract with them to complete the Berndes Center 2017 LED Lighting Upgrade Project for the sum of $25,879, and
WHEREAS, the City Administrator is directed to enter into a written agreement with Monti Plumbing, Heating & Electric and to take steps to obtain the maximum rebates possible in relation to this project.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Monticello, Iowa does hereby direct the City Administrator to enter into a written agreement with Monti Plumbing, Heating & Electric consistent with the terms of this Resolution and the terms of their Quotation, and to take steps to obtain the maximum rebates possible in relation to this project.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the Great Seal of the City of Monticello, Iowa to be affixed hereto. Done this 3rd day of April, 2017.
Dena Himes, Mayor
Sally Hinrichsen, Monticello City Clerk