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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received, publicly opened, and read aloud by

representatives of the City of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, at the Cottage Grove City Hall, 12800 Ravine

Parkway South, Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016, at 2:00 pm, on Thursday February 21, 2013, for

furnishing all work and materials for the following contract:

Replacement of 1,500 water meters per contract year that will reuse the existing radio

units for the City of Cottage Grove; contract is for three (3) years with the City option to

continue for two (2) additional years.

Bid instructions and forms, contract documents, drawings and specifications as prepared by TKDA

"Bidding Documents", are on file for inspection in the office of TKDA, whose address is 444 Cedar Street,

Suite 1500, Saint Paul, MN 55101.

Complete digital Bidding Documents for use by Contractors submitting a bid are available on or . You may download the digital plan documents for a non-

refundable price of $25.00 on the website using the Quest Project # 2408391. Please contact Quest

Construction Data Network, LLC at (952) 233-1632 or for assistance in free

membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.

Contractors desiring printed drawings and specifications for the purpose of submitting a bid may secure

them from TKDA by calling the plan room at (651) 292-4550, upon payment (cash or check only) of a

non-refundable amount of Forty Dollars ($40.00) for each set.

No bid will be considered unless it is securely sealed in an envelope and labeled with a summary of the

project for which the bid is made and filed with the City Clerk of the City of Cottage Grove, 12800 Ravine

Parkway, Cottage Grove, MN 55016 prior to the time noted above for the closing of bids.

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond or cashier's check payable to the City of Cottage Grove in

an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid as a guarantee that the bidder, if successful, will

enter into a contract with the Owner for the work described in the proposal. This deposit will be subject

to forfeiture as provided by law. The deposits for the three lowest bidders will be retained by the Owner

until the contract has been awarded and executed but not longer than sixty (60) days. No bid may be

withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days following the bid opening.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities or to award the contract to the

lowest responsible bidder, in the best interest of the Owner.

The Cottage Grove City Council will consider award of contract at a regular meeting to be held on

Wednesday March 6, 2013.

Dated: January 14, 2013

Published once in the South Washington County Bulletin on Wednesday January 23, 2013 (Cottage


Published on on Monday January 21, 2013