01-0276R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MINNESOTA LIMITED, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 10" GAS MAIN IN RICE LAKE ROAD, IN THE AMOUNT OF $284,371.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Minnesota Limited, Inc. be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of 10" steel high pressure gas main and related work in Rice Lake Road from Airport Road to Martin Road for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $284,371, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Gas Construction Bond Fund 0521, Dept./Agency 500, Object 5532.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of a 10" steel high pressure gas main and related work in Rice Lake Road from Airport Road to Martin Road (see attached map) by Minnesota Limited, Inc. for $284,371 to be paid from Gas Construction Bond Fund 0521. This project is the second of five phases which will extend a high pressure gas main from Haines Road to Jean Duluth Road. The extension will, when all phases are completed, increase the city's ability to deliver more natural gas to east Duluth, particularly Hunter's Park and Lakeside. Eventually this improvement will enable the city's Lakewood Water Treatment Plant to be served by the natural gas distribution system. Minnesota Limited, Inc. was the lowest of the ten companies who responded. The estimated cost for this project is $470,000. The Capital Improvement Plan includes a budget of $700,000 for this work. Bid No. 01-0367; Job No. 26430
 
Tabulation of bids received March 27, 2001
Minnesota Limited, Rogers MN $284,371.00
United Piping, Duluth, MN $343,045.00
Intercon Construction, Madison, WI $379,180.50
Northern Pipeline Construction, Lakeville, MN $379,417.00
A.W. Kuettel & Sons, Duluth, MN $385,658.80
Arby Construction, New Berlin, WI $425,212.50
Earth Burners, Duluth, MN $441,915.00
Stack Brothers, Superior, WI $443,952.00
Quality Underground Services, Eagan, MN $464,045.00
Michels Corporation, Brownsville, WI $479,290.00