00-0367R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR YEAR 2000 STREET IMPROVEMENT AT UPPER WOODLAND AVENUE WEST, IN THE AMOUNT OF $338,264.71.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of Year 2000 street improvement at upper Woodland Avenue West for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $338,264.71, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Street Improvement Program Fund 440, Dept./Agency 038, Organization 0006, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of the Year 2000 Street Improvement Project at upper Woodland Avenue West including Farley lane between Kolstad Avenue and Rendle Avenue; Rendle Avenue between Farley Lane and Austin Street and Colman Avenue between Austin Street and Calvary Road (see attached map) by Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc. for $338,264.71 to be paid from Street Improvement Program Fund 440. Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc. was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The estimated cost for this project is $458,538. Bid No. 00-0494 Job No. 9059RS00
 
Tabulation of bids received May 9, 2000:
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $338,264.71
Levine and Son, Inc., Duluth, MN 372,930.48
Northland Constructors, Inc., Duluth, MN 385,655.56
Louis Leustek & Sons, Ely, MN 414,289.36