ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, Red Wing, Minnesota until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday the 19th day of August, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened and read. After tabulation, the bids and the responsibility of the bidders will be considered by the City Council at 7:00 PM on August 25, 2014 in the council chambers of the City Hall for the furnishing of all labor, tools, materials, equipment and all else necessary for the construction of aggregate base, concrete curb & gutter, concrete sidewalk, bituminous pavement, and other appurtenant construction on East 5th Street, (Project No. 156-MP-14-02S) located in the City of Red Wing, Minnesota, consisting of the following approximate quantities:
400 Cubic Yards- Topsoil Borrow
900 Tons- Aggregate Base, Cl.5
9.1 Road Stations- Subgrade Preparation
725 Tons- Bituminous Pavement
3,260 Square Feet- 6 Concrete Walk
1,400 Linear Feet- Concrete Curb & Gutter
0.5 Acre- Turf Establishment
All in accordance with specifications on file at the City Engineering Department, 229 Tyler Road North, Red Wing, MN 55066. Plans, Specifications, bid forms, and general instructions for bidders may be examined at the Office of the City Engineer. Complete sets of Plans and Proposals (bidding documents) will be available for downloading on July 28, 2014 from the City of Red Wing website at http://www.red-wing.org and by clicking on the Government heading then clicking Public Works on the drop-box then clicking on the Purchasing and Public Works Finance then under Bids click the click here then on the Bids on City of Red Wing Projects & Equipment under the Bid Information area click here for Bid Information and then click the 2014 East 5th Street Construction (Quest Project #3444658). There is a nonrefundable fee of $20.00 for the electronic Plans and Bidding Documents. Registered plan holders with QuestCDN may obtain a 22X34 set of plans at City Engineering Department, 229 Tyler Road North, Red Wing, MN 55066 for a nonrefundable fee of $50.00 (please request 24 hours in advance). All bidders must be a register plan holder with QuestCDN to be a qualified bidder with the City of Red Wing.
Bids must be on the basis of cash payment for the work and material, and no bid will be considered unless sealed and filed with the City Clerk at City Hall, 315 West Fourth Street, Red Wing, MN, and accompanied by a cash deposit, certified check or bidder\'s bond payable to the City of Red Wing, for not less than five (5) percent of the bid, as a guarantee that the bidder will, if awarded the contract, enter promptly into an agreement with the City and furnish a performance bond for the full amount of the contract and a payment bond for the full amount of the contract as provided by law. The deposit will be subject to forfeiture as provided by law.
Cash deposits, certified checks and bidder\'s bonds of the three lowest bidders may be retained until the contract has been awarded and executed, but no longer than thirty (30) days from the date of opening bids. All other deposits will be returned promptly.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality therein and to adjourn the meeting to a later date for the purpose of further consideration of the bids and taking action thereon. No bid may be withdrawn within thirty (30) days from the date of opening of bids.
/s/ Kathy Seymour Johnson, City Clerk
July 23, 2014 Date
Please publish in the Republican Eagle on July 26 and August 13, 2014
7/26 and 8/13