2/22/2018 1:31:00 PM CHISAGO COUNTY - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS:
CSAH 30 PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
(February 22; March 1, 8, 2018)
S.P. 013-630-015 & S.P. 013-630-018
Board of Commissioners of Chisago County at the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 313 N. Main Street, Room 175, Center City, Minnesota 55012 until 1:00 P.M. on the 20th day of March, 2018, and then at said time publicly opened and read aloud.
Complete digital contract bidding documents are available for purchase at www.questcdn.com. Documents may be downloaded for a non-refundable fee of $20.00 by inputting Quest project #5538454 on the web site’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with the digital project information.
Plans, Specifications, and Proposals may also be examined and/or obtained at the Chisago County Public Works Office located at 31325 Oasis Road, Center City, MN 55012 or by sending a request to Chisago County Public Works, 313 N. Main Street, Room 400, Center City MN 55012, upon non-refundable payment of $100.00 for each set. Phone (651) 213-8700, Fax (651) 213-8772. All plan orders or request for plan holder lists shall be referred to Cindy Johnson at (651) 213-8704. All project questions should be referred to Kyle Ludwig at 651.213.8740.
Bids must be on the basis of cash payment for the work and materials and no bid will be accepted unless sealed and filed with the County and accompanied by a certified check or bidder's bond payable to the County for not less than five (5) per cent of the bid, as a guarantee that the bidder will, within fifteen (15) days after notification of award of contract enter into an agreement with the County and furnish a performance bond and a payment bond for the full amount of the contract as provided by law. If the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to them, shall fail to enter into the contract, as let, the amount of such certified check or bidder's bond shall be forfeited to the County.
The County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informalities therein, and further reserves the right to award the contract in the best interest of the County.
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 9.4% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
The proposed contract is subject to minimum wage rates as set forth by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and incorporated into the Specifications: http://workplace.doli.state.mn.us/prevwage/highway_data.php?region=09
Joe Triplett, P.E. Director | County Engineer Chisago County Public Works