07-0590R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH NORTHLAND CONSTRUCTORS OF DULUTH, LLC, FOR THE RECONDITIONING OF AIRPORT ROAD FROM HAINES ROAD TO RICE LAKE ROAD IN THE AMOUNT OF $399.889.57.

BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:

     BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, for the reconditioning of Airport Road from Haines Road to Rice Lake Road in the amount of $399,889.57, payable out of Public Improvement Fund 0411, Agency 035, Object 5530, City Project No. 0621TR.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the reconditioning of Airport Road from Haines Road to Rice Lake Road by Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, in the amount of $399,889.57, to be paid from Public Improvement Fund 0411, Agency 035, Object 5530. Funding breakdown for the project is as follows: federal, $319,911.65 (80%); Minnesota Air National Guard, $23,531.89 (20 percent of the MnANG section); city of Duluth, $56,446.03 (20 percent of the city of Duluth section). The city of Duluth’s share is to be reimbursed from the MSAS account. The reconditioning of Airport Road will be constructed through an air national guard military construction cooperative agreement, Agreement No. 20378. This agreement has been approved by the Duluth City Council, Resolution No. 07-0251. Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC, was the lowest bidder of the three companies that responded. The engineer’s estimate for the project was $550,000. City Project No. 0621TR, Requisition No. 07-0526.


Tabulation of bids received August 23, 2007

Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC

$399,889.57

Glacier Paving, Inc.

$412,096.65

Ulland Bros., Inc.

$456,377.95