Public notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the City of Byron, Minnesota at the City Hall, 680 Byron Main Ct. NE, Byron, Minnesota, Until 2:00 p.m. C.D.T. on the 3rd day of April, 2013, for furnishing materials and labor for construction of Frontage Road & 10th Avenue Reconstruction as described in plans and specifications thereof now on file in the office of the City Administrator. Proposals will be opened at 2:00 p.m. C.D.T. at City Hall. Proposals will be acted upon by the City Council at a meeting to be held in council chambers, beginning at 6:00 p.m. C.S.T., on the 10th day of April, 2013 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.
The extent of the work involved is furnishing all labor and materials for construction of the East Frontage Road Reconstruction together with related subsidiary and incidental work including:
Bituminous Pavement 9,894 Tons
Concrete Curb & Gutter 16,042 L.F.
Storm Sewer, Various Sizes 1,959 L.F.
8" Watermain 2,758 L.F.
The method of construction shall be by Contract and all work is to be done in strict compliance with plans and specifications prepared by WHKS & Co., 2905 South Broadway, Rochester, Minnesota 55904 which have heretofore been approved by the City Council and are now on file for public examination in the office of the City Administrator.
Each bid must be made out on a proposal blank furnished by the City and obtained at the offices of WHKS & Co.
Each proposal shall be sealed in an envelope marked "Frontage Road & 10th Avenue Reconstruction". Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond payable to the City of Byron, Minnesota in the amount of at least 5% of the total bid as a guarantee that the bidder will furnish the required bonds and enter into a contract within ten (10) working days, excluding Saturday, Sunday and holidays, after the award of the contract.
Bidders shall not be permitted to withdraw their bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the same are opened.
Payment for said Frontage Road & 10th Avenue Reconstruction will be made in cash from cash on hand, from governmental grants, or from such other funds as may be legally used for such purposes. Monthly estimates will be made by the Engineer and payment will be made to the Contractor in the amount of ninety five percent (95%) of said estimate. Final payment of money due will be made in cash within thirty days of project completion and acceptance.
The Contractor shall commence work after the Notice to Proceed is issued and shall be completed on or before November 15, 2013.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Maintenance Bond and a Payment Bond, both in an amount equal to one hundred (100) percent of the Contract price. Said bonds are to be issued by a responsible surety, approved by the City Council, and which shall guarantee the faithful performance of the Contract and the terms and conditions therein contained, and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the City from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the Contractor. Said bond shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvements constructed for a period of two (2) years from and after its completion and acceptance by the City.
This project is funded in part with Municipal State-Aid Funds and is therefore subject to certain labor standards and civil rights requirements included in the Contract Documents. Contractors performing work on the project shall comply with the requirements as enumerated in the applicable statutes.
Minimum wage rates to be paid laborers and mechanics have been determined by the Department of Labor and are listed in the Contract Documents. The Contractor(s) will be required to comply with the wage and labor requirements and to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedule of wage rates.
Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improvements have been prepared by WHKS & Co., Engineers, Planners, and Surveyors, Rochester, Minnesota, which plans and specifications and prior proceedings of the City Council referring to and defining said proposed improvements are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract by reference, and the proposed contract shall be executed in compliance therewith.
Copies of said plans and specifications are now on file in the office of the City Administrator, City Hall, Byron, Minnesota, for examination by bidders. Bid forms, plans and specifications are available to download for a $20 charge at www.questcdn.com, Ebid Doc. No. 2521063 or may be obtained from WHKS & Co., 2905 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904-5515 for a non-refunded cost of $150.00.
The City Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive technicalities and irregularities.
Published upon order of the City Council of the City of Byron, Minnesota.