01-0058R

RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 00-0031 AWARDING CONTRACT TO EARTH BURNERS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A TEN INCH WATERMAIN IN RICE LAKE ROAD, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $52,451.30 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF $181,722.30.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Resolution 00-0031 to Earth Burners, Inc., for construction of a ten inch watermain on Rice Lake Road be amended to increase the amount by $52,451.30 for a new total of $181,722.30, payable out of Water Fund 510, Dept./Agency 900, Organization 0505, Object 5533.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize an amendment to Resolution 00-0031, passed on January 10, 2000, for construction of a ten inch watermain on Rice Lake Road highland system water main loop including from 490 feet southerly of Allen Street to 1,845 feet northerly of Allen Street and westerly 1,400 feet to Arlington Avenue.  This amendment will authorize the additional work to replace DI pipe and fittings with PE pipe and fittings, extend the watermain across Arlington Avenue, remove basement foundations near St. Louis County laundry, cut off existing hydrant and demolish gas meter building at Chris Jensen Nursing Home.  The uncommitted funds for Object 5533 is $222,762.  Bid No. 99-0837; Job No. 2585; Contract No. C-18610
 
Tabulation of bids received 12/30/1999
Earth Burners, Inc., Duluth, MN  $129,271
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $146,690
Viele Contracting, Duluth, MN $173,386
Levine and Son, Duluth, MN $181,784
Letourneau and Sons, Inc., Duluth, MN $198,795