04-0442R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR CONSTRUCTION YEAR 2003 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM OF UMD/CHESTER 3 (GRANITOID), IN THE AMOUNT OF $703,931.75.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, be and hereby is awarded a contract for the construction of year 2003 street improvement program of UMD/Chester 3 (granitoid) for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $703,931.75, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Street Improvement Program Fund 0440, Department/Agency 038, Organization 0306, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the year 2003 street improvement of UMD/Chester 3 (granitoid) including Irving Place from Kent Road to Clover Street; Clover Street from Clover Street to Seventh Street; Seventh Street from Irving Place to 26th Avenue East (see map attached to resolution) by Northland Constructors for $703,931.75 to be paid from Street Improvement Program Fund 0440. In order to meet historical requirements this project scheduled for construction as part of the year 2003 street improvement program was delayed. It will be constructed as part of the year 2004 street improvement program. Northland Constructors was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $700,000. Bid No. 04-0482; Job No. 0059TR

Tabulation of bids received June 15, 2004

Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $703,931.75
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $792,685.05