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City of East Grand Forks/Bids Wanted (0423)


The Water, Light, Power and Building Commission of the City of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, will receive sealed bids for the furnishing of all labor, tools, materials and equipment necessary for Dehumidifier Replacement until 10:00 am, April 29, 2014 at the office of the Water, Light, Power Building Commission of the City of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud by the Secretary of the Commission and the Engineer.  The bids will then be tabulated and considered by the Commission at 5:00 pm on May 1, 2014.
The Information for Bids, Form of Contract, Form of Bid, Plans, Specifications, and Form of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bond and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following:

Office of the Water, Light, Power       Office of Widseth Smith Nolting
and Building Commission        Consulting Engineers
600 Demers Avenue                     1600 Central Ave. N.E.
East Grand Forks, Minnesota  56721      East Grand Forks, Minnesota 56721

Complete digital project bidding documents are available at by clicking on Bidding Documents in the upper right hand corner or at by inputting Quest project #¬¬¬¬3221160 on the website’s Project Search page.  Please contact at (952) 233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with this digital project information.  You may download the digital plan documents electronically for $30.00.
An optional paper set of project documents is also available from Cadd/Engineering Supply (CES).  Please contact CES’s Repro Dept at (763) 560-9098 or (800) 831-8587 for pricing, payment, and any questions.  If you choose a paper copy you will get addenda as paper copies and will be charged for the printing costs
The plan holders list and bid results will be posted on the Widseth Smith Nolting website,
The work to be done on this project “Dehumidifier Replacement”, shall consist of the following estimated major items.

1 LS – Dehumidifier Replacement

The work on this project is required to be started within 10 days after the Notice to Proceed is given to the Contractor and such work is required to be completed by August 29, 2014.  The bids will be awarded based upon the lowest, responsible and responsive bidder.
The project is to be paid for in cash.  No bid will be considered unless sealed, filed with the Administrator and accompanied by a certified check, bid bond or cashier’s check, payable to the City Administrator in the sum of at least  five  (5) percent of the amount of the bid, such deposit or check or amount of Bidder’s Bond to be forfeited to the municipality in the event that the   successful bidder shall fail to enter into a contract awarded to him in accordance with the terms of his bid.  Bids shall be marked as to indicate:  Name of Bidder:  “Bid on Dehumidifier Replacement” to be opened 10:00 am, April 29, 2014.
The Water, Light, Power and Building Commission reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of 60 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof and to reject any bid, or bids, or all bids and to waive any irregularities.  No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the open thereof.

By Order of the Water, Light, Power and Building Commission
600 Demers Avenue
PO Box 322
East Grand Forks, MN  56721
(April 9 & 16, 2014)

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