BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Frontier Pipeline, LLC, be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of an eight inch watermain in Osage Avenue from Page Street to 410 feet north of centerline for the public works and utilities division in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $47,674.90, terms net 30, FOB job sites, payable out of Special Assessment Fund 0410, Department/Agency 038, Object 5530, Project #SA2005-0527WA.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of an eight inch watermain extension to serve Lots 68 & 69 of Home Acres Second Division of Duluth on Osage Avenue from Page Street to 410 feet north of the centerline of Page Street. The construction will be performed by Frontier Pipeline, LLC for $47,674.90 to be paid from the special assessments fund, special assessment contracts, capital improvements. The low bid is based on Bid B for horizontally directional drilling the watermain. 100 percent of the property owners of Lots 68 & 69 of Home Acres Second Division of Duluth petitioned for a water main extension. This property owner owns 100 percent of the property to be assessed. The assessed property owner is paying for 100 percent of the cost of the improvements and waived his right to a public hearing. The adjacent property owner will be permitted up to 15 years to pay the assessment. Frontier Pipeline, LLC, was the lowest of the five companies who responded. The low bid was less than the engineers estimate of $58,300 and was less than the preliminary cost estimate of $57,000.