00-0788R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO BILLMAN CONSTRUCTION, INC., FOR WATERMAIN EXCAVATION, BACKFILL AND STREET RESTORATION AT TRINITY ROAD, IN THE AMOUNT OF $29,256.90.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that Billman Construction, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of a watermain, excavation, backfill and street restoration at Trinity Road for the city engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $29,256.90, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0540, Object 5310.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the construction of a watermain excavation, backfill and street restoration by Billman Construction for $29,256.90 to be paid from Water Fund 510.  Billman Construction original bid was $23,550.  Due to change order, an additional $5,706.90 was required for unforseen additional backfill and street restoration work.  After construction began it became apparent that there was substantially more damage due to underground washouts.  The uncommitted funds in Object 5310 is $30,000.  Bid No. 00-0724; Job No. 2644
 
Tabulation of bids received September 28, 2000
Billman Construction, Hermantown, MN $29,256.90
Levine and Son, Duluth, MN $26,560.00 *
* Original bid