01-0247R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, INC., FOR BAYFRONT FESTIVAL PARK/PHASE II - SITE IMPROVEMENTS AND MUSIC HOUSE, IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,646,000.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that Northland Constructors of Duluth, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for the construction of the Bayfront festival park/Phase II - site improvements and music house for the city architect division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $2,646,000, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Capital Improvements Fund 0450, Dept./Agency 015, Organization 1999, Object C921.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of Bayfront Festival Park/Phase II by Northland Constructors of Duluth, Inc. for $2,646,000 to be paid from Capital Improvement Fund 0450. Phase II is for the site improvements and music house which includes 1) landscape: trees, shrubs and sod; 2) hardscape: pavers, colored concrete, gateway plaza feature, deck overlook and miscellaneous site furniture; 3) civil: bituminous paving, base, water and sewer; 4) electrical: electrical service and site lighting; 5) architecture: construction of the music house/stage structure. The construction is scheduled to commence as weather permits in early spring and be substantially completed by August 4, 2001. Northland Constructors was the lowest of the three above companies who responded. The uncommitted funds in Object C921 is $3,173,548. Bid No. 01-0351; Job No. OT-9636c
 
Tabulation of bids received March 16, 2001
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $2,646,000.00
Oscar J. Boldt Construction, Cloquet, MN $2,650,000.00
Reuben Johnson and Son, Superior, WI $2,723,427.50