07-0567R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH KTM PAVING, INC., FOR CENTRAL ENTRANCE SANITARY SEWER MANHOLE REPLACEMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $64,814.45.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with KTM Paving, Inc., for Central Entrance sanitary sewer manhole replacement for the engineering division in accordance with its low specification bid of $64,814.45, payable out of Sanitary Sewer Fund 0530, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5536, City Project No. 0641SN.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the replacement of sanitary sewer manholes in Central Entrance by KTM Paving, Inc., in the amount of $64,814.45, to be paid from Sanitary Sewer Fund 0530. KTM Paving, Inc., was the lowest bidder of the seven companies that responded. Their bid is approximately 29 percent lower than the engineer’s estimate of $92,500. The manholes have deteriorated to the point that they need to be rehabilitated. The risk of road failure is imminent. This project will require extensive traffic control that will include a detour off Central Entrance between Trinity Road and Arlington Avenue. City Project No. 0641SN, Requisition No. 07-0522.


Tabulation of bids received August 15, 2007

KTM Paving, Inc.

$ 64,814.45

Construction Services, Inc.

$ 69,610.00

Viele Contracting, Inc.

$ 70,933.00

Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc.

$ 83,930.00

RJS Construction Group, LLC

$ 93,800.00

Stout Mechanical, Inc.

$129,000.00

Duluth Superior Erection

$160,000.00