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Bids: Newport City Project 2009-02

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - 9:49am

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the following project will be received at the office of the City of Newport, 596 7th Avenue Newport, MN 55055, until 10:00 am, local time, August 27th, 2009 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud:

STATE PROJECT NO. 8205-119 (T.H. 61)

City Project No. 2009-02

Minimum wage rates to be paid by the Contractors have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations.

READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION A OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS

in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.08 Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;

in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.

If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.

The following notice from the

Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:

"It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts

5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency."

"It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3)."

Said Construction generally consists of Ravine grading, erosion repair, storm sewer and drainage structures. The work includes the following approximate quantities of work:

Common Embankment - 3615 Cu Yd

Clearing & Grubbing - 1 Lump Sum

72" Storm Sewer - 338 Lin Ft

Erosion Control Blanket - 5216 Sq Yd

Deciduous Tree 2" Cal B&B - 30 Trees

Coniferous Tree 5' Ht B&B - 10 Trees

And other related work

Plan, Specifications and Contract Documents may be purchased or examined at the City of Newport's City Hall, 596 Seventh Avenue, Newport, MN 55055 upon payment of $50.00 for each set (non-refundable).

Each bid must be accompanied by a bid bond, cashier's check or a certified check payable to the City of Newport, Minnesota, for at least five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, which amount shall be forfeited to the City of Newport, Minnesota, as liquidated damages if the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to them shall fail to enter into the contract so let; the City Council reserving the right to reject any and all bids.

A Performance and Payment Bond, as required by the Contract, by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota will be required with the contract. (Personal bonds will not be accepted.)

All proposals must be addressed to Brian Anderson, City Administrator of the City of Newport, Minnesota and shall have endorsed thereon:

STATE PROJECT NO. 8205-119 (T.H. 61)

City Project No. 2009-02

Dated at Newport, Minnesota this 27th day of July 2009.

Brian Anderson

City Administrator

(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin on Wednesday, Aug. 5, Aug. 12 and Aug. 19, 2009.)