01-0367R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2001 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT OF LOWER CONGDON PARK WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $597,718.68.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction year 2001 street improvement project of Lower Congdon Park West for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $597,718.68, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Street Improvement Project Fund 0440, Dept./Agency 038, Organization 0104, Object 5530.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the year 2001 street improvement project of Lower Congdon Park West including 29th Avenue East from Jefferson Street to Superior Street; 30th Avenue East from Jefferson Street to Superior Street; 31st Avenue East from Greysolon Road to Superior Street by Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., for $597,718.68 to be paid from Street Improvement Program Fund 0440. Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., was the lowest of the five companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $710,390.55. The unobligated amount in Object 5530 is $858,761. Bid No. 01-0466; Job. No. 9060RS01
 
Tabulation of bids received May 2, 2001
Nels Nelson and Sons Inc., Cloquet, MN $ 597,718.68
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN 599,008.50
Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN 638,737.40
Levine and Son, Inc., Duluth, MN 648,274.20
Utility Systems of America, Eveleth, MN 680,895.50