RESOLUTION #09-117

Resolution directing and authorizing City Administrator to obtain bids related to Back-up Electric Generation.

WHEREAS, The city of Monticello has considered and studied the prospect of purchasing back-up electric generators and/or the installation of necessary wiring and switching for said purposes at the following various City owned locations,
1). Berndes Center; 2). Renaissance Center / Community Building; 3). Water Tower (old); and 4). Birch Street Well, and

WHEREAS, The Council, after said consideration, finds it to be in the best interests of the City to authorize the City Administrator, in consultation with experts in the field, to obtain bids, or competitive quotations, consistent with the requirements of Iowa’s bidding law, and to thereafter bring said bids/competitive quotations to the City Council for approval, and

WHEREAS, The City Council also authorizes and directs the City Administrator, in consultation with experts in the field, to pursue the purchase of a “mobile” generator, that would be capable of backing up any of the sites identified by the City as being in need of “switching / wiring” for back-up electric generation, and to thereafter bring said information / cost to the Council for consideration and approval prior to purchase.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Monticello, Iowa does hereby authorize and direct the City Administrator, in consultation with experts in the field, to obtain bids, or competitive quotations, consistent with the requirements of Iowa’s bidding law, and to thereafter bring said bids/competitive quotations to the City Council for approval, and further authorizes and directs the City Administrator, in consultation with experts in the field, to pursue the purchase of a “mobile” generator, that would be capable of backing up any of the sites identified by the City as being in need of “switching / wiring” for back-up electric generation, and to thereafter bring said information / cost to the Council for consideration and approval prior to purchase.