DISCLAIMER

05-0596R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO RICE LAKE CONSTRUCTION GROUP FOR CONSTRUCTION OF LIFT STATION #1 AND STORAGE FACILITY IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,839,000.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that Rice Lake Construction Group be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of one pump station and one 300,000 gallon cast-in-place concrete sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) including related piping and controls at 60th Avenue East for the engineering division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $1,839,000, terms net 30, FOB job sites, payable out of Sewer Construction Bond Fund 0531, Department/Agency 500, Object 5532, City Project #0431SN.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of Lift Station #1 and storage facility by Rice Lake Construction Group for $1,839,000 (low bidder) based on Bid A (substantial completion of April 15, 2006, and final completion of July 1, 2006). The project to be paid from Sewer Construction Bond Fund 0531. Although this is 20 percent over the engineer’s estimate, the city must comply with EPA’s orders to eliminate sanitary sewer overflow (SSO). State grant funds have been appropriated for half of the project costs. The city’s matching funds will be payable from the Sanitary Sewer Bond Fund 0531. Bid No. 05-0588; Job No. 0431SN


Tabulation of bids received 8/24/2005

Base Bid A

Base Bid B

Rice Lake Const. Group, Deerwood, MN

$1,839,000

$1,824,000

RJS Construction, Superior, WI

$1,862,000

$1,862,000

Northland Constructors, Duluth, MN

no bid

$2,205,610