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CITY OF LINDSTROM,
CHISAGO COUNTY, MN:
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS -
288TH STREET IMPROVEMENTS
(November 9, 16, 30, 2017
The City of Lindstrom will receive sealed bids at the City Hall, located at 13292 Sylvan Avenue, Lindstrom, MN 55045 for the construction of 288th Street Improvements until 10:00 a.m., December 21, 2017. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time.
A pre-Bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m., local time on December 5, 2017 at City Hall. Representatives of OWNER and ENGINEER will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference.
The work for this project will generally consist of an urban and rural street reconstruction, including the reclamation of street pavement sections, concrete curb and gutter, bituminous paving, construction of a multi-use paved path, and storm sewer installations. Ancillary work includes concrete flatwork, signing, seeding/restoration, and erosion control items.
The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at the offices of MSA Professional Services, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota; the City of Lindstrom; Planholders list will be updated interactively on our web address at http://www.msa-ps.com under Bidding.
Copies of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest eBidDoc #5400685 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or email@example.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with the digital project information.
No proposal will be accepted unless accompanied by a certified check or bid bond equal to at least 5% of the amount bid, payable to the OWNER as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the bidder will execute and file the proper contract and bond within 15 days after the award of the contract. The certified check or bid bond will be returned to the bidder as soon as the contract is signed, and if after 15 days the bidder shall fail to do so, the certified check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the OWNER as liquidated damages.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations.
READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS
The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders:
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;
In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;
In accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
In accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.
If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.
The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency."
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3)."
A minimum goal of 13.4% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
OWNER reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.
Published by the authority of the City of Lindstrom.
MSA Professional Services, Inc.
60 Plato Blvd. East, Suite 140
St. Paul, MN 55107
Jon Herdegen, P.E.
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