PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., for construction of 2008 watermain replacement in Congdon Boulevard and Avondale Street for the engineering division for the apparent low bid of $445,959.77, payable out of Water Fund 0510, Department/Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5536, City Project No. 0680WA.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize the construction of 2008 watermain replacement in Congdon Boulevard and Avondale Street for $445,959.77, to be paid from Water Fund 510, public works and utilities infrastructure replacement. Replacement of these watermains with a history of leaks and maintenance costs will reduce significant leakage. Of the six companies that submitted bids, Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc., was the lowest bidder. The engineer’s estimate was $522,750 and the utility infrastructure replacement budget was $700,000 for watermain replacement and relining in 2008.