04-0837R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UTILITY SYSTEMS OF AMERICA, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CEDAR RIDGE ESTATES IN THE AMOUNT OF $926,658.25.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that Utility Systems of America, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of Middle Lane and Middle Road from Howard Gnesen Road to cul-de-sac-Cedar Ridge Estates for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $926,658.25, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Special Assessment Fund 0410, Department/Agency 038, Organization 5398, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of Middle Lane and Middle Road from Howard Gnesen Road to cul-de-sac-Cedar Ridge Estates (see map) by Utility Systems of America, Inc., for $926,658.25 to be paid from Special Assessment Fund 0410. Utility Systems of America, Inc., was the lowest of the eight companies who responded. The estimated cost of this project is $897,313. Bid No. 04-0656; Job No. 0325TR


Tabulation of bids received December 7, 2004

Utility Systems of America, Eveleth, MN

$ 926,658.25

Ulland Brothers, Cloquet, MN

$ 969,573.00

Letourneau and Sons, Duluth, MN

$ 984,680.50

Northwoods Sand and Gravel, Twig, MN

$ 997,749.24

Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN

$1,012,311.82

Arcon Construction, Harris, MN

$1,034,679.58

Nels Nelson and Sons, Cloquet, MN

$1,119,000.00

Levine and Son, Duluth, MN

$1,295,325.45