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SECTION 00020 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2019 Water Treatment Plant Improvements
Dassel, MN
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received by the City Clerk/Treasurer at the Dassel City Hall, 460 Third Street, Dassel, MN 55325 until 11:00 a.m. on June 11, 2019 at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the following:
1. Rehabilitation of two existing steel filters with air scour backwash system:
(a) Replacing existing filter media,
(b) Replacing existing underdrain system header and lateral underdrain system embedded in concrete,
(c) Sandblast and paint interior of steel filter and detention tanks,
(d) Replace existing spray aeration nozzles,
(e) Replace existing supply and exhaust aeration ducts,
(f) Miscellaneous piping revisions,
2. Construct building additions for air wash blower room and fluoride room.
3. Furnish and install new air wash blower.
4. Furnish and install new chemical feed systems for chlorine gas, fluoride, polyphosphate, and potassium permanganate and other miscellaneous chemical feed improvements.
5. Replacing HVAC equipment and systems,
6. Replacing existing flow meters,
7. Replacement of motor control centers and control panels and lighting system.
8. Furnish and install emergency backup generator.
COMPLETION OF WORK: All work under the Contract must be complete within 300 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
MINIMUM CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS: The Bidder shall have experience as a General Contractor in the successful completion of at least three municipal water or wastewater treatment plants within the last five (5) years.
OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND BIDDING REQUIREMENTS: Plans and specifications and all contract documents may be obtained at the office of Bolton & Menk, Inc., 7533 Sunwood Drive NW, Suite 206, Ramsey, MN 55303, upon payment of $75.00, (includes sales tax); non-refundable for each full set of specifications and accompanying drawings. Additional shipping charges will apply for delivery to any address not within the lower 48 states. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #6300169 on the website’s Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $30.00. Please contact QuestCDN.com at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
A copy of the plans and specifications may be inspected at the following locations:
- Office of Bolton & Menk, Inc., 1960 Premier Drive, Mankato, MN 56001.
- Office of Bolton & Menk Inc., 2040 Highway 12 East, Willmar, MN 56201
- City of Dassel, 460 Third Street, Dassel, MN 55325
PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDA AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addenda and bid tabulation will be available on-line at www.bolton-menk.com.
Bids will be received on a lump sum basis.
BID SECURITY: A certified check or a Bid Bond satisfactory to the City of Dassel, Minnesota, in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total Bid price submitted must accompany each Bid.
LABOR RATES - MINIMUM WAGE REQUIREMENTS:
This project is being funded by the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund and the City of Dassel, Minnesota. The project is subject to the State of Minnesota and Federal minimum wages.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond each in the amount of the Contract.
The Bid, Agreement, and Bonds shall be conditioned upon compliance with all provisions of the Bid Documents.
PROJECT ADMINISTRATION: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to the Engineer/Manager for the project. It shall be understood, however, that no specification interpretations will be made by telephone.
Address inquiries to:
Bolton & Menk, Inc.
Attn: Ryan Kotta, P.E.
7533 Sunwood Drive NW #206
Ramsey, MN 55303
Tel: 763-433-2851
Fax: 763-427-0833
Email: Ryan.Kotta@bolton-menk.com
OWNER’S RIGHTS RESERVED: The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, and to make awards in the interest of the OWNER.
Date: May 13, 2019
Owner: City of Dassel, Minnesota
/s/ Terri Boese
City Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch May 17, 24, and 31, 2019.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
In the Matter of the Redetermination of Benefits
Meeker County Ditch No. 8
Whereas, the Drainage Authority for Meeker County Ditch No. 8 has determined that the existing benefits of said County Ditch do not reflect current land values and/or there are properties benefiting from said ditch that are not assessed, and
Whereas, viewers appointed to re-determine the benefits and damages for Meeker County Ditch No. 8 have filed the Viewers Report for the Redetermination of Benefits with the County Auditor; and
Whereas, the viewers report shows the ditch consists of 5070 feet all in Section 35 of Dassel Township. The watershed includes parcels in Sections 2, 3 & 4 in Collinwood Township., and Sections 33, 34, & 35 in Dassel Township. Also included is the portion of City of Dassel, MN, below the BNSF Railroad tracks. The area in this part of the City of Dassel receives benefits related to its Storm Sewer using the ditch as an outlet into an area that allows this water to outlet into Little Spring Lake via County Ditch No. 8; and
Whereas, the ditch viewing team will be available for an Informational Meeting with benefited landowners on June 4, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. in Community Room A of the County Courthouse to explain the redetermination report and work with individual landowners; and
Now Therefore, Notice is hereby given that the Drainage Authority will hear public comment on the acceptance of the redetermination of benefits in the Meeker County Courthouse, County Board Room, 325 Sibley Avenue N., Litchfield MN 55355 on June 4, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.
All persons interested in the redetermination of benefits wanting to be heard should appear at this time. If accepted, the re-determined benefits will replace those now being used and all future maintenance expenses will be assessed based upon the re-determined benefits.
Questions can be directed to the County Auditor’s Office, Level 3, 325 North Sibley Avenue, Litchfield MN 55355 or telephone at 320-693-5212.
Published in the Herald Journal May 17, 24, and 31, 2019.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
6:00 PM REGULAR BOARD MEETING, APRIL 22, 2019
DASSEL-COKATO BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities and families, we will educate and inspire all learners to maximize their potential, promote lifelong learning, and become contributing members of society.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a regular meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Monday, April 22, 2019.
Aho called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM.
The following members were present: Engh, Aho, Sangren, Nelson and Bender. The following were absent: Grochow.
The meeting began with the pledge of allegiance.
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Engh, approving the agenda as written. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Bender, seconded by Sangren, approving payment of bills as presented including payroll, hand payables and contingency totaling $2,034,452.61. Motion carried unanimously. (A complete list of bills is available from the District Office for review.)
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CAC) Report: None
MAWSECO Report: Written
Community Education Report: None
Business Manager’s Report: Business Manager Palmer reported expenditures are in line with budget through the end of the tenth month of the fiscal year and reviewed the investment report with the board.
Student Representative’s Report: included updates on MCA Testing, Spring Sports, and Prom
Superintendent’s Report: Powers reported on hiring and the spring board schedule
SEE: Written
Negotiations: Aho reported that the certified team had met with the DCEA twice.
Other Reports: Engh reported on the District Technology Meeting
Motion by Nelson, seconded by Bender, approving all consent items, which included approval of the minutes from the February 25, 2019, Regular Board Meeting, March 11, 2019 Special Board Meeting, March 18, 2019, Regular Board Meeting, April 4, 2019 Special Board Meeting (subcommittee certified) and the April 8, 2019 Special Board Meeting. Approval of the wire transfers made March 15th for $675,000, March 18th for $35,000, March 19th for $150,000, March 29th for $900,000, April 10th for $110,000 and April 15th for $750,000.
Personnel items: Approve retirement/resignation of Michele Grochow as Dassel Elementary 2nd Grade Instructor at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, Approve retirement/resignation of Lisa Nyquist as High School Special Education Instructor at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, Approve retirement/resignation of Todd Smith as High School Social Studies Instructor at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, Approve resignation of Tami Surprenant as Cokato Elementary Cook Manager effective 4/30/2019, Approve resignation of Andrew Dussl as MS Instrumental Music and General Music Instructor at the end of the 2018-2019 school year, Approve employment of Tyler Meyer as IT Level 1 Service Desk effective 4/15/19, Approve employment of Sean Cady as the assistant groundskeeper effective 5/4/2019, Addition to Community Education Winter 2018 coaches/instructors: Aquatic Staff: Olivia Travis, Olivia Haataja and Chargers Kids Club: Allison Linz, Reassignment of Michael Voss to 1.0 FTE MS custodian effective 4/1/2019, Approve Employment of Howard Refsland as .8 FTE HS custodian effective 4/15/2019, approval of up to 12 weeks FMLA Leave for Sara Tensen beginning approximately 9/17/19, approval of unpaid child care leave for Sara Tensen beginning approximately 12/10/19 to the end of the 2019-2020 school year, Reassignment of Amanda Scherping as the High School Academic Dean of Students, Employment of Eric Hulterstrum as a Dassel Elementary First Grade Instructor for the 2019-2020 school year, Approval of the list of 2019 Spring Coaches from Activities Director Thinesen, Approval of Sarah Polzin as a Type III driver effective 4/22/2019. Acceptance of Donations from: The Morris Foundation - $1,160 to the Adapted Bowling program, anonymous donors (9) – total of $1,250 to the Baseball program, American Heart Association - $200 to the Phy Ed program at Cokato Elementary, Lions Club of Cokato-Dassel - $200 to the speech program, the DCL Boys Swim Boosters - $648 for boys swim team suits, Advanced Process Technologies - $500 to the Robotics program, Lions Club of Cokato-Dassel - $500 to the Robotics program, State Farm Insurance - $400 matching contribution to the Middle School reading program (original donation from Peter Bortnem), Charities Aid Foundation of America & Tiffany Bollin– $159.12 to Dassel Elementary. Motion carried unanimously.
Motion by Engh, seconded by Nelson, approving Autumn Nelson for a 3 year term on the Curriculum Advisory Committee. Motion carried unanimously.
Superintendent Powers updated the board on progress with bond planning.
Member Bender introduced the following resolution and moved its adoption:
RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE TERMINATION AND NONRENEWAL OF THE TEACHING CONTRACT OF Shelby Lofgren, A PROBATIONARY TEACHER.
WHEREAS, Shelby Lofgren is a probationary teacher in Independent School District No.466.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the School Board of Independent School District No. 466 that pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 122A.40, Subdivision 5, that the teaching contract of Shelby Lofgren, a probationary teacher in Independent School District No.466, is hereby terminated at the close of the current 2018 - 2019 school year.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that written notice be sent to said teacher regarding termination and non-renewal of their contract as provided by law, and that said notice shall be in substantially the following form:
NOTICE OF TERMINATION AND NON-RENEWAL
Mr./Ms. _________________________
Dear Mr./Ms. ____________________:
You are hereby notified that at a regular meeting of the School Board of Independent School District No. 466 held on April 22, 2019, a resolution was adopted by a majority vote to terminate your contract effective at the end of the current school year. Said action of the board is taken pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 122A.40, Subd. 5.
Yours very truly,
SCHOOL BOARD OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 466
/s/ Clerk of the School Board
The motion for the adoption of the foregoing resolution was duly seconded by Engh and upon vote being taken thereon, the following voted in favor thereof: Bender, Engh, Nelson, Sangren, Aho and the following voted against the same: None whereupon said resolution was declared duly passed and adopted.
Aho moved the May Regular Meeting to May 28 at 6:00 PM.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:41 PM.
Andy Engh, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch May 17, 2019.

UNOFFICIAL SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES
I.S.D. #466, BOARD OF EDUCATION
7:30 PM SPECIAL BOARD SUBCOMMITTEE MEETING
CERTIFIED NEGOTIATIONS,
APRIL 25, 2019 BOARD ROOM
In partnership with our communities and families, we will educate and inspire all learners to maximize their potential, promote lifelong learning, and become contributing members of society.
Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, a special meeting of the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 466 (Dassel-Cokato, Minnesota) was duly held in the Dassel-Cokato Board Room, Cokato, Minnesota, on Thursday, April 25, 2019.
Aho called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM.
The following members were present: Aho, Engh, and Grochow
The sub-committee met with Business Manager Palmer and afterwards, the DCEA Negotiating Team.
The next negotiations session was set for 5/13/19 at 8:00 PM.
Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 10:06 PM.
Andy Engh, Clerk
This document is available in the following formats upon request: Braille, Large Print, Audio Cassette Tape, and Computer Disk. Please call (320-286-4100) for more information or to request a copy.
Published in the Enterprise Dispatch May 17, 2019.