04-0441R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2004 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF WOODLAND SOUTH 1 IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,347,236.20.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Utility Systems of America, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction year 2004 street improvement of Woodland South 1 for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $1,347,236.20, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Street Improvement Program Fund 0440, Department/Agency 038, Organization 0406, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the year 2004 street improvement of Woodland South 1 including Allendale Avenue from Wadena Street to 123 feet north of Osakis Street; Minneapolis Avenue from Woodland Avenue to Osakis Street; Osakis Street from Allendale Avenue to St. Paul Avenue; St. Paul Avenue from Woodland Avenue to Osakis Street; Wadena Street from Allendale Avenue to St. Paul Avenue (see map attached to resolution) by Utility Systems of America for $1,347,236.20 to be paid from Street Improvement Program Fund 0440. Utility Systems of America was the lowest of the three companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $1,331,000. Bid No. 04-0499; Job No. 0092TR

Tabulation of bids received June 17, 2004
Utility Systems of America, Eveleth, MN $1,347,236.20
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $1,356,449.22
Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $1,450,603.55