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Bids wanted Waterman Project (0506)





Bids open May 14, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. Sealed bids for the City of Greenbush, Minnesota, will be

received by Anita Locken, Clerk-Treasurer at the City Hall in the City of Greenbush, Minnesota

until 1:00 p.m. May 14,2015 at which time and place they will be opened and read aloud. The

bids will then be tabulated and considered at the next regular City Council meeting, May 18,


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


City of Greenbush

PO Box 98

224 Main Street N

Greenbush, MN 56726

Widseth Smith Nolting

1600 Central Ave. N.E

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 #3852720 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.

An optional paper set of project documents is also available from Cadd/Engineering Supply

(CES) for a nonrefundable price of $30 plus printing costs. If you choose a paper copy you will

get all addenda as paper copies and will be charged for the printing costs. Please make your

check payable to Cadd/Engineering Supply and send it to 1701 James Circle N, Brooklyn Center,

MN 55430. Please contact CES’s Repro Dept at (763) 560-9098 or (800) 831-8587 for pricing

and if you have any questions.

The work to be done on this project “2015 City Project No.2 – Watermain Extensions”, shall

consist of the following estimated major items.

328 – LF 6″ PVC WM, 558 LF – Directional Boring 6″ PVC WM, 1: EA – 6″ Gate Valve and

Box, 1 EA – Fire Hydrant, 160 SY – Remove and Replace Bituminous Pavement. 875 SY – Turf

Establishment and Other Miscellaneous Items.

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 September 30, 2015. The

bids will be awarded based upon the lowest bid.

The project is to be paid for in cash. No bid will be considered unless sealed, filed with the

Clerk-Treasurer and accompanied by a cash deposit, certified check, bid bond or cashier’s check,

payable to the Clerk-Treasurer in the sum of at least five (5) percent ofthe 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 2015 City

Project No.2 – Watermain Extensions” to be opened May 14 at 1:00 p.m.

“A contractor responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the city a signed statement

under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in

Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3.”

“The term ‘responsible contractor’ as used in this solicitation document means a contractor as

defined in Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3.”

“Any prime contractor or subcontractor that does not meet criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section

16C.285, subdivision 3 or fails to verify that it meets those criteria is not a responsible contractor

and is not eligible to be awarded the construction contract for the project or to perform work on

the project.”

“A false statement under oath verifying compliance with any of the minimum criteria shall

render the prime contractor or subcontractor that makes the false statement ineligible to be

awarded a construction contract on the project and may result in termination of a contract

awarded to a prime contractor or subcontractor that submits a false statement. “

“A prime contractor shall submit to the city copies of the signed verifications of compliance

from all subcontractors of any tier pursuant to Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision

3, clause 7.”

The City of Greenbush 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

opening thereof.

By Order of the City Council

Anita Locken, Clerk-Treasurer

City of Greenbush, Minnesota

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