07-0571R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH DULUTH SUPERIOR ERECTION, INC., FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CURB RAMPS IN THE AMOUNT OF $77,757.00.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., for construction year 2007 accessibility project curb ramps in the Downtown area of Duluth for the engineering division in accordance with its low specification bid of $77,757, payable out of CDBG Fund 0262, Department/Agency 020, Object 5530, City Project No. 0639TR.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the 2007 accessibility project - curb ramps to Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., in the amount of $77,757. This project includes the installation of or modification to intersection pedestrian curb ramps with truncated domes and placement of alley pedestrian curb ramps at various locations in the Downtown area. Duluth Superior Erection, Inc., was the lowest bidder of the three companies that responded. The engineer’s estimate for this project was $153,768.50. City Project No. 0639TR, Requisition No. 07-0545.


Tabulation of bids received August 16, 2007

Duluth Superior Erection, Inc.

$ 77,757.00

Hovland Concrete Masonry

$ 82,148.45

Viele Contracting, Inc.

$103,189.00