04-0401R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO MUELLER PIPELINERS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF 10" GAS MAIN IN TRINITY ROAD, IN THE AMOUNT OF $263,729.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Mueller Pipeliners, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of 10" steel high pressure gas main and related work in Trinity Road from Piedmont Avenue to Arlington Avenue for the utility operations division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $263,729, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Gas Fund 0520, Dept./Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of a 10" steel high pressure gas main in Trinity Road from Piedmont Avenue to Arlington Avenue (see map) by Mueller Pipeliners, Inc. for $263,729 to be paid from Gas Fund 0520. This project will relocate the City's existing 10" steel high pressure gas main outside of Mn/DOT's proposed Trinity Road reconstruction project scheduled to begin in Year 2005. Mueller Pipeliners Inc. was the lowest of the three companies who responded. The low bid was 2% less than the engineers estimate of $270,000. Bid No. 04-0470; Job No. 0400GS

Tabulation of bids received June 2, 2004:
Mueller Pipeliners, New Berlin, WI - $263,729
United Piping, Duluth, MN - $329,175
Michels Corporation, Brownsville, WI - $499,856