00-0410R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BILLMAN CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO ANIMAL CARE CENTER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $901,272.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that Billman Construction, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of Lake Superior Zoo animal care center for the city architect division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $901,272, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Capital Improvement Fund 450, Dept./Agency 015, Organization 1998, Object C813.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the construction of Lake Superior Zoo animal care center by Billman Construction for $901,272 (base bid plus alternates 4, 5, 6 and 11) to be paid from Capital Improvement Fund 450. Billman Construction, Inc., was the lowest of the five above companies who responded. This project is funded via 1998 Minnesota state bonding bill. The estimated budget amount for this project is $1,000,000. The uncommitted amount for object C813 is $1,287,600. Bid No. 00-0503; Job No. OT-9916
 
Tabulation of bids received May 15, 2000:
Billman Construction, Hermantown, MN $ 901,272
Lakehead Constructions, Superior, WI $1,135,400
Johnson Wilson Constructors, Duluth, MN $1,162,000
J.R. Jensen and Son, Superior, WI $1,164,700
Reuben Johnson and Son, Superior, WI $1,215,000