07-0551R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH H&R CONSTRUCTION COMPANY FOR INSTALLATION OF TYPE C DIRECTIONAL BIKEWAY SIGNING IN THE AMOUNT OF $35,611.25.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with H&R Construction Company for installation of Type C directional bikeway signing for the engineering division for its low bid of $35,611.25, to be reimbursed from federal funds in the amount of $28,489, from St. Louis County in the amount of $826.88, and from the city of Proctor in the amount of $499.97. The city of Duluth’s portion is payable out of Fund 0411, Department/Agency 035, Object 5530, City Project Number 0624TR, S.P. 91-00307, Federal Project No. TEAX 6906 (126).


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the proper city officials to enter into a contract with H&R Construction Company of Dalton, Minnesota, for the installation of Type C Directional Bikeway signing in Duluth, St. Louis County and Proctor, in the amount of $35,611.25. Funding for the project will be $28,489 from federal funds, $5,795.40 from the city of Duluth, $826.88 from St. Louis County and $499.97 from the city of Proctor. The engineer’s estimate for this project was $96,378.40. Payable out of Fund 0411, Department/Agency 035, Object 5530, City Project No. 0624TR, Requisition No. 07-0505, Municipal Agreement No. 20256.


Tabulation of bids received August 9, 2007

H&R Construction Company

$ 35,611.25

Safety Signs LLC

$ 54,040.00

Mattison Contractors, Inc.

$ 60,481.46

Duluth Superior Erection

$ 67,710.00

Kraemer Construction

$139,620.00