04-0241R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON AND SONS, INC., FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS AT MORGAN PARK - PHASE II IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,969,703.29.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for water distribution system improvements at Morgan Park - Phase II for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $1,969,703.29, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the Water Distribution System Improvements at Morgan Park - Phase II by Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., for $1,969,703.29 to be paid from Water Fund 0510. The construction includes 11,700 feet of eight inch watermain, 4,110 feet of ten inch watermain by directional drill, 990 feet of eight inch watermain by open cut, 318 water services, and street and lawn restoration (see map attached to resolution). Nels Nelson and Sons was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $1,881,839. Bid No. 04-0378; Job No. 0028WA

Tabulation of bids received March 31, 2004

Nels Nelson and Sons, Cloquet, MN $1,969,703.29
Utility Systems of America, Eveleth, MN $2,198,678.60
Push, Inc., Rice Lake, WI $2,105,349.85
Michels Corporation, Brownsville, WI $3,474,748.40