00-0635R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STORM SEWERS ON HUGO AVENUE AND PALM STREET AND KINGSTON STREET BETWEEN 49TH AVENUE EAST AND 50TH AVENUE EAST, IN THE AMOUNT OF $106,478.29.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of 406 feet of 58 inch Span RC arch-pipe storm sewer on Hugo Avenue and Palm Street and 95 feet of 12 inch RC pipe storm sewer on Kingston Street between 49th Avenue East and 50th Avenue East for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $106,478.29, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Storm Utility Fund 535, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 0505, Object 5533.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of 406 feet of 58 inch Span RC arch-pipe storm sewer on Hugo Avenue and Palm Street and 95 feet of 12 inch RC pipe storm sewer on Kingston Street between 49th Avenue East and 50th Avenue East from Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., for $106,478.29 to be paid from Fund 535, Agency 500, Object 5533. The storm sewer on Hugo/Palm will divert Coffee Creek from private property to city of Duluth right-of-right. The existing route is a maintenance problem and is under-capacity. The Kingston portion of the project alleviates a drainage problem by capturing a privately constructed drainage ditch and directing the flow into an existing storm sewer. Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., was the lowest of the six companies who responded. The estimated budget amount is $137,207.50. The uncommitted funds in Object 5533 are $361,332. Bid No. 00-0663
 
Tabulation of bids received September 11, 2000
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $106,478.29
Billman Construction, Inc., Hermantown, MN $136,671.00
Letourneau and Sons, Inc., Duluth, MN $129,025.00
Levine and Son, Inc., Duluth, MN $130,635.00
Northland Constructors, Inc., Duluth, MN $108,458.20
Viele Contracting, Inc., Duluth, MN $129,056.00