00-0539R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR SIP UMD/LOWER CHESTER 2, IN THE AMOUNT OF $640,751.96.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of SIP/UMD-Lower Chester 2 for the public works and utilities department in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $640,751.96, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Street Improvement Program Fund 440, Dept./Agency 038, Organization 0005, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of 2000 street improvement program UMD/Chester Park 2, city of Duluth Project #9058RS00, located on 25th Avenue East from Sixth Street to East Seventh Street, Irving Place from Kent Road to Clover Street, East College Street from East Eighth Street to Irving Place, East Eighth Street from Woodland Avenue to Clover Street and Clover Street from Eighth Street to East Seventh Street from Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., for $640,751.96 to be paid from Fund 440, Agency 038, Object 5530. Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The construction budget is $725,813.65. Bid No. 00-0636
 
Tabulation of bids received: August 1, 2000
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $640,751.96
Northland Constructors, Inc., Duluth, MN $741,793.87
Levine and Son, Inc., Duluth, MN $935,506.85
Billman Construction, Inc., Hermantown, MN $952,800.60