01-0835R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO LETOURNEAU & SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF LINCOLN PARK SLOPE STABILIZATION AND NINTH STREET STORM SEWER IN THE AMOUNT OF $59,222.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that Letourneau and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of Lincoln Park slope stabilization and Ninth Street storm sewer for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $59,222, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Stormwater Utility Fund 0535, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533; to be partially reimbursed by FEMA.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize the construction of Lincoln Park slope stabilization and Ninth Street storm sewer by Letourneau and Sons, Inc., for $59,222 to be paid from Stormwater Utility Fund 0535.  The construction is the repair of storm damage in Lincoln Park on both sides of Miller Creek as follows:  on the east side (at Ninth Street) a replacement of a culvert that washed away; on the west side (near Eighth Street) an embankment that failed is being repaired with rip-rap and a storm sewer to prevent future failure.  Letourneau and Sons was the lowest of the seven companies who responded.  The estimated cost of this project was $70,990.  The unobligated funds in Object 5533 is $132,309; to be partially reimbursed by FEMA.  Bid No. 01-0681; Job Nos. 0001ST and 0142ST
 
Tabulation of bids received November 14, 2001
Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN $59,222.00
Duluth Superior Erection, Duluth, MN $65,196.25
Billman Construction, Hermantown, MN $75,192.50
Reuben Johnson and Son, Superior, WI $76,900.00
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $77,512.00
Arcon Construction, Harris, MN $78,520.50
Nels Nelson and Sons, Cloquet, MN $87,069.12