Sealed bids for the City of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, will be received by David Murphy, CityAdministrator at the City Hall in the City ofEast Grand For ks, Minnesota until 10:00 a.m. February 16, 2016 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 on,March 1, 2016.
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:
City Hall Office of Widseth Smith Nolting
City of East Grand Forks Consulting Engineers
600 Demers Avenue 1600 Central Ave. N.E.
East Grand Forks, MN 56721 East Grand Forks, Minnesota 56721
Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.ws n.us.com by clicking on Bidding Documents in the upper right hand corner or at www.questcdn.com by inputting Quest project #4233887 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at (952) 233-1632 or info@qu stcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading andworking with this digital project information. You may download the dig ital 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, www.widsethsmithnolting.com.
The work to be done on this project “2015 City Project No.4 – Curb, Gutter, and Paving”, shallconsist of the following estimated major items.
1746 SY Remove concrete payment. 373 CY Aggrate base, 2900 SY Concrete pavement, 243 SY Concrete driveway, 1112 LF Concrete curb and gutter, 1 LS Trafficcontrol, 156 LF – Striping and other misc. items.
The work on this project is required to be started within 10 days after the Notice to Proceed isgiven to the Contractor and such work is required to be co mpleted by August 15,2016. The bidswill be awarded based upon the lowest, and responsive bidder.
The project is to be paid for in cash. No bid will be considered unless sealed, filed with the City 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 2015 City Project No.4 – Curb, Gutter, and Paving” to be opened 10:00 a.m . February 16,20 16.
“A contractor responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the city a signedstatement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance wit h each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16c’285, subdivision 3.” (Form C-452)
“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 theproject or to perform work on the project.”
“A false statement under oath verifying compliance with any of the minimum criteria shallrender the prime contractor or subcontractor that makes the fals e statement ineligible tobe awarded a construction contract on the project may result in termination of acontract awarded to a prime contractor or subcon tractor 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 East Grand Forks reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of 60 days after thedate fixed for the opening thereof and to reject any bid, or bid s, or all bids and to waive any irregularities. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the openthereof.
By Order of the City Council
David Murphy, City Administrator
600 Demers Avenue
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
(January 20 & 27, 2016)