04-0671R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO HOVLAND, INC., FOR ALLEY PEDESTRIAN CURB RAMPS IN THE AMOUNT OF $61,332.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

     RESOLVED, that Hovland, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for alley pedestrian curb ramps, CDBG area accessibility project for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $61,332, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Community Development Fund 0262, Department/Agency 627, Object 6716.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the alley pedestrian curb ramps by Hovland, Inc., for $61,332 to be paid from Community Development Fund 0262. The project is to create a continuous route with pedestrian ramps at alleys and at street intersections on one side of each avenue, in the Downtown area, that extends from Fourth Street to Superior Street (see map). This is a CDBG area accessibility project at 30 different locations in the Downtown area. These locations were selected by the members of the commission on disabilities. Hovland, Inc., was the lowest of the two companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $64,794. Bid No. 04-0585; Job No. 0403TR


Tabulation of bids received September 15, 2004

Hovland, Inc., Duluth, MN

$61,332

Duluth Superior Erection, Duluth, MN

$64,200