04-0521R

RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR STREET CONSTRUCTION OF SUPERIOR STREET AND PIEDMONT AVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $502,613.68.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, be and hereby is awarded a contract for the street construction of Superior Street from Michigan Street to Piedmont Avenue and Piedmont Avenue from Superior Street to First Street for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $502,613.68, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Department/Agency 035, Organization 2198, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the street construction of Superior Street from Michigan Street to Piedmont Avenue and Piedmont Avenue from Superior Street to First Street (see map) by Northland Constructors for $502,613.68 to be paid from Permanent Improvement Fund 0411. The construction will include milling and bituminous pavement, concrete with concrete curb and gutter, storm sewer, utility excavation and striping. Northland Constructors was the lowest of the three companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $577,084. Bid No. 04-0513; Job No. 0094TR

Tabulation of bids received July 8, 2004

Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN $502,613.68
Nels Nelson and Sons, Inc., Cloquet, MN $529,299.80
Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN $565,914.65