01-0200R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT AT 12TH AVENUE EAST BETWEEN SUPERIOR STREET AND FOURTH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $668,549.06.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of street improvement at 12th Avenue East between Superior Street and Fourth Street for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $668,549.06, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Dept./Agency 035, Organization 2141, Object 5530; to be reimbursed by municipal state aid turnback funds.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the construction of the street improvement at 12th Avenue East between Superior Street and Fourth Street by Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., for $668,549.06 to be paid from Permanent Improvement Fund 411.  Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., was the lowest of the three companies who responded.  The uncommitted funds in Object 5530 is $787,064; to be reimbursed by municipal state aid turnback funds. Bid No. 01-0159; Job No. 9089MA9901
 
Tabulation of bids received February 15, 2001
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $668,549.06
Northland Constructors, Inc., Duluth, MN $674,839.70
Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN $773,954.98