City of Rochester, MN

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 


Notice is hereby given that bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk until 11:00 A.M. on October 15, 2014 for the construction of the following described local improvement, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 429, as amended, in accordance with the plans and specifications for the same which are on file in the Office of the City Clerk of said City:
State No..... SP 159-090-018
Federal No. TA 5514 (211)
City No....... 2010-008, J4651
Construct Trail along East Circle Dr NE from Viola Rd (CSAH 2) to TH 14
Immediately following expiration of the time for receiving bids, the City Clerk and two designated City officials will publicly open said bids in the City Hall and tabulate them in advance of the Council meeting. The Common Council will consider the bids in the Council/Board Chambers at the Government Center at 7:00 P.M. on October 20, 2014.

Said Construction generally consists of Bituminous Trail, Bridge Rehabilitation, and Storm Sewer The work includes the following approximate quantities of work:

DescriptionQuantityUnits
2104.503REMOVE BITUMINOUS WALK (P)45,000S F
2105.501COMMON EXCAVATION (P)5,500C Y
2105.525TOPSOIL BORROW (CV) (P)3,500C Y
2521.5015-7" CONCRETE WALK5,600S F
2521.5113" BITUMINOUS WALK172,000S F
2573.502SILT FENCE, TYPE MACHINE SLICED20,000L F
2575.505SODDING TYPE MINERAL5,500S Y
2575.523EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 36,500S Y

2401.512BRIDGE SLAB CONCRETE (3Y36)2,000S F
2401.541REINFORCEMENT BARS (EPOXY COATED)26,500LB
2402.603METAL RAILING300L F
2433.505REMOVE CONCRETE BRIDGE DECK2,000S F
2433.602FLOORBEAM REPAIR6EACH
2478.601ORGANIC ZINC-RICH PAINT SYSTEM (OLD)1LS


Plan, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined at the Department of Public Works, 201 4th St. SE, Room 108, Rochester, MN 55904, (507) 328-2400 or the City’s website at https://egram.rochestermn.gov/.
Each bid must be sealed and accompanied by a cash deposit, bid bond, cashier's check or a certified check payable to the City of Rochester, Minnesota, for at least 5% the amount of the bid, which amount shall be forfeited to the City of Rochester, Minnesota, as liquidated damages if the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to him shall fail to enter into the contract so let; the Common Council reserving the right to reject any and all bids.
A Performance and Payment Bond for the full amount of 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.)
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
The Minnesota Department of Transportation hereby notifies all bidders:
in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Act), as amended and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Subtitle A Part 21, Non-discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation, it will affirmatively assure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded maximum opportunity to participate and/or to submit bids in response to this invitation, and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin in consideration for an award;
in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, and Title 23, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 230 Subpart A-Equal Employment Opportunity on Federal and Federal-Aid Construction Contracts (including supportive services), it will affirmatively assure increased participation of minority groups and disadvantaged persons and women in all phases of the highway construction industry, and that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be provided to all persons without regard to their race, color, disability, age, religion, sex or national origin;
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)."
A minimum goal of 4.6% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
All proposals must be addressed to the City Clerk, City of Rochester, 201 4th St. SE, Room 135, Rochester, Minnesota 55904-3742 and shall have endorsed thereon:
State No..... SP 159-090-018
Federal No. TA 5514 (211)
City No....... 2010-008, J4651
Construct Trail along East Circle Dr NE from Viola Rd (CSAH 2) to TH 14

Dated at Rochester, Minnesota this 21st day of July, 2014
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Aaron S. Reeves, ICMA-CM, City Clerk

 

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