DISCLAIMER

PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE


08-0379R

 

RESOLUTION AWARDING A CONTRACT TO NELS NELSON & SONS, INC., FOR 2008 WATERMAIN REPLACEMENT IN CONGDON BOULEVARD AND AVONDALE STREET IN THE AMOUNT OF $445,959.77.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     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.


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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.


Tabulation of bids received June 5, 2008

Nels Nelson & Sons, Inc.

$445,959.77

Utility Systems of America, Inc.

$454,509.90

Stout Mechanical, Inc.

$477,772.10

Northland Constructors of Duluth, LLC

$498,205.17

Levine & Son, Inc.

$564,676.50

Construction Services, Inc.

$598,843.11