07-0403R


RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF YEAR 2007 STREET IMPROVEMENT OF DULUTH HEIGHTS WEST IN THE AMOUNT OF $796,858.61.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., for construction of year 2007 street improvement of Duluth Heights West for the engineering division for the apparent low bid of $796,858.61, payable out of Street Improvement Program Fund 0440, Department/Agency 038, Object 5530.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the year 2007 street improvement program of Duluth Heights West in the amount of $796,858.61, paid from Street Improvement Program Fund 0440, with 25 percent of the street portion of the project costs special assessed to benefitting property owners. Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., was the lowest bidder of five companies that responded. The engineer’s estimate was $896,663.07.


Tabulation of bids received May 31, 2007

Requisition No. 07-0414

City Project No. 0525TR

Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc.

$ 796,858.61

Letourneau & Sons, Inc.

$ 818,686.85

Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC

$ 829,060.83

Utility Systems of America, Inc.

$ 838,980.85

Stout Mechanical, Inc.

$1,161,493.60