01-0746R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO QUALITY UNDERGROUND SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GAS MAIN IN ASPENWOOD POCKET CONVERSION AREAS IN THE AMOUNT OF $77,623.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Quality Underground Services be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of a three inch and two inch plastic gas main in Aspenwood pocket conversion areas for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $77,623, 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 three and two inch plastic gas main and related work by Quality Underground Services for $77,623 to be paid from Gas Construction Bond Fund 0521. This project will provide gas service to new two-tier pocket conversion customers in the Aspenwood pocket conversion area. Quality Underground Services. Inc.. was the lowest of the five companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project was $92,000. This is the first pocket conversion contract for year 2001 and $300,000 has been budgeted for this work. Bid No. 01-0649; Job No. 2685
 
Tabulation of bids received September 27, 2001
Quality Underground Services, Eagan, MN $  77,623.00
Earth Burners, Duluth, MN $  97,766.00
United Piping, Hermantown, MN $113,084.00
Intercon Construction, Madison, WI $182,875.00
Phillips Getschow Company, Cloquet, MN $213,098.19