Vendor: MTI Distributing Inc., Brooklyn Center, MNNumber of unsuccessful, responsive bidders:
Amount: An estimated $66,445.06
Terms: One-time transaction
MTI Distributing = $66,445.06; Wm. Nobbe & Co. = $52,797; Erb Equipment = $58,081. No minority goals were established for this project. The two lower bidders did not meet specs such as 148.5 cu. in. displacement vs. 122 cu. in.; Horsepower 43.3kw vs. 41.2kw; low bid is bio-diesel compatible; battery 690 cold cranking amps vs. 650 cold cranking amps; turning radius of 60 in. vs. 39 in.; cutting width of 132 in. vs. 128 in.
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