04-0360R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF EAST HILLSIDE UPPER WEST 2 IN THE AMOUNT OF $457,429.25.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Utility Systems of America, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of year 2004 street improvement of Hillside Upper West 2 for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $457,429.25, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Street Improvement Program Fund 0440, Department/Agency 038, Organization 0403, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of Year 2004 street improvement of Hillside Upper West 2 including Ninth Avenue East - Ninth Street to 11th Street; 11th Street - 177 feet west of Ninth Avenue East to 11th Avenue East (see map) by Utility Systems of America, Inc., for $457,429.25 to be paid from Street Improvement Program Fund 0440. Utility Systems of America was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $486,500. Bid No. 04-0448; Job No. 0090TR

Tabulation of bids received May 13, 2004

Utility Systems of America, Eveleth, MN $457,429.25
Nels Nelson and Sons, Cloquet, MN $477,049.53
Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN $521,091.00
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $524,868.45