01-0391R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STREET IMPROVEMENT OF EAST FOURTH STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $738,319.66.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of street improvement of East Fourth Street from Wallace Avenue to Hawthorne Road for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $738,319.66, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Dept./Agency 035, Organization 2142, Object 5530; to be reimbursed by municipal state aid funds.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of street improvement at East Fourth Street from Wallace Avenue to Hawthorne Road by Nels Nelson and Sons for $738,319.66 to be paid from Permanent Improvement Fund 0411. Nels Nelson and Sons was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The estimated cost for this project is $761,079.25; to be reimbursed by municipal state aid fund. Bid No. 01-0462; Job No. 9100MA00
 
Tabulation of bids received May 14, 2001
Nels Nelson and Sons, Cloquet, MN $738,319.66
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $742,020.38
Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN $748,257.84
Utility Systems of America, Eveleth, MN $808,170.74