01-0426R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO EARTH BURNERS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF I&I STORM SEWERS ON SUPERIOR STREET ALLEY, COLORADO STREET AND FOURTH AVENUE EAST IN THE AMOUNT OF $44,067.55.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Earth Burners, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of eight inch PVC and eight inch HDPE I&I storm sewers on Superior Street alley from 58th Avenue East to 59th Avenue East; Colorado Street from 46th Avenue East to 47th Avenue East and east side of Fourth Avenue East from Eighth Street to Ninth Street Alley for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $44,067.55, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Stormwater Utility Fund 0535, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of eight inch PVC and eight inch HDPE I&I storm sewers on Superior Street alley from 58th Avenue East to 59th Avenue East; Colorado Street from 46th Avenue East to 47th Avenue East and east side of Fourth Avenue East from Eighth Street to Ninth Street Alley by Earth Burners, Inc., for $44,067.55 to be paid from Stormwater Utility Fund 0535. Pipes are to alleviate flooding and icing caused by removal of footing drain flow by sump pumps. Earth Burners was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The estimated cost for this project was $70,000. The uncommitted funds in Object 5533 is $220,422. Bid No. 01-0508; Job No. 9200SA99
 
Tabulation of bids received May 30, 2001
Earth Burners, Inc., Duluth, MN $44,067.55
Levine and Son, Inc., Duluth, MN $66,824.90
Viele Contracting, Inc., Duluth, MN $68,930.00
Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., Duluth, MN $75,900.80