DISCLAIMER

 

06-0162R


RESOLUTION AWARDING CONTRACT TO UNITED PIPING, INC. FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SIX INCH PE HIGH PRESSURE GAS MAIN IN EAST SUPERIOR STREET FROM 60TH AVENUE EAST TO LAKEWOOD ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $662,370.50.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     RESOLVED, that United Piping, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of six inch PE high pressure gas main and related work in East Superior Street from 60th Avenue East to Lakewood Road in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $662,370.50, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Gas Construction Bond Fund 521, Department/Agency 500, Object 5532.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of a major six inch gas main extension by United Piping, Inc., for $662,370.50 to be paid from Gas Construction Bond Fund 521. This project is the fifth of five phases which will extend a high pressure gas main from Haines Road to Lakewood Road. The extension will enable the city's Lakewood water treatment plant and existing homes along East Superior Street to be served by the natural gas distribution system. United Piping, Inc., was the lowest of the four companies who responded. The low bid was less than the engineers estimate of $665,000.00 and significantly less than the Capital Improvement Program budget of $1,000,000.00. Bid No. 06-0110; Job No. 0030GS.

Tabulation of bids received February 15, 2006

United Piping, Duluth, MN

$  662,370.50

Michels Corporation, Burnsville, MN

$  746,892.18

Minnesota Limited, Rogers, MN

$ 766,841.26

InfraSource Underground Construction, L.L.C., Centerville, MN

$ 792,530.70