BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., be and hereby is awarded a contract for construction of an eight inch watermain in Lawn Street from Portal Avenue to approximately 383 feet east of centerline of Portal Avenue in accordance with specifications on its low specification bid of $47,858.15, terms net 30, FOB job site, payable out of Special Assessments Fund 0410, Department/Agency 038, Object 5530, City Project No. SA-0546WA.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of an eight inch watermain in Lawn Street from Portal Avenue approximately 383 feet east of centerline of Portal Avenue in Block 1 of Bay View Gardens by Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., for $47,858.15 to be paid from the Special Assessment Fund 410, Special Assessment Contracts, Capital Improvements. 75 percent of the property owners of Lots 1, 2, 7 and 8, Block 1, of Bay View Gardens petitioned for a watermain extension. The assessed property owners are paying for 100 percent of the cost of the improvements. A public hearing was held on October 11, 2005. The adjacent property owners will be permitted up to 15 years to pay the assessment. Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., was the lowest bidder of the five companies who submitted bids. The low bid was less than the engineer’s estimate of $60,000 but 14 percent more than the public hearing estimate of $42,000. Bid Number 06-0353, City Project Number 546WA.