00-0302R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO DAKOTA PIPELINING SYSTEMS, INC., FOR CLEANING AND RELINING WATER MAINS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $444,786.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

RESOLVED, that Dakota Pipelining Systems, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for cleaning and relining of 36 inch cast iron and 42 inch steel water mains for water and gas distribution in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $444,786, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the award of a contract for cleaning and relining water mains from Dakota Pipelining System, Inc., for $444,786 to be paid from Fund 510, Agency 900, Object 5533. This project consists of the cleaning and relining of the 36" cast iron water main in Greysolon Road from 33rd Avenue East to 38th Avenue East and the 42" steel water main in Superior Street from 54th Avenue East to 69th Avenue East for the purpose of sealing leaks and preventing corrosion in the city's major water supply mains. The timing of this project is critical so that the access mains for relining can be completed prior to the street improvements scheduled for Greysolon Road and Superior Street during the summer of 2000. Dakota Pipelining System, Inc., was the lowest of the three above companies who responded. The low bid of $444,786.00 is substantially less than the Engineers Estimate for this project of $510,000. Bid No. 00-0443
 
Tabulation of bids received April 17, 2000:
Dakota Pipelining System, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD $ 444,786.00
J Fletcher Creamer & Sons, Inc., Hackensack, NJ $ 486,104.95
Spinello Companies, Inc., Morristown, NJ $ 627,000.00