04-0142R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HILLER BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION FOR PAINTING TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL SYSTEM THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF DULUTH, IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,000.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Hiller Brothers Construction be and hereby is awarded a contract for painting 16 traffic control signal systems throughout the city of Duluth for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $80,000, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, /Agency 035, Organization 2228, Object 5400; to be reimbursed by MSA (municipal state aid).


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the painting of 16 traffic control signal system throughout the city of Duluth by Hiller Brothers Construction for $80,000 to be paid from Permanent Improvement Fund 0411. In order to preserve the city's investment in traffic signals, it was determined that these 16 traffic signal systems were losing their protective painting and needed to be repainted. The lead abatement, primer coat and finish coat will provide the necessary protection. Hiller Brothers Construction was the lowest of the five companies who responded. The estimated cost for this project was $90,000; to be reimbursed by MSA (municipal state aid). Bid No. 04-0125; Job No. 0238TR

Tabulation of bids received February 5, 2004

Hiller Brothers Construction, LeCenter, MN $80,000
Aerial Painting, Shoreview, MN $83,250
M-T Bucket Painting, LeSueur, MN $94,300
John Hiukka Painting, Two Harbors, MN $98,130
Swanson and Youngdale, Duluth, MN $97,380