17 April 2019
Ad for Bid
County Highway Project
Advertisement for Bids: Notice is hereby given that electronic bids will be accepted by the County Engineer until 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Office of the County Engineer located at the Wright County Highway Building, 3600 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, MN 55313, for the contract listed below:
Contract Number 1904, CSAH 19 and CSAH 38 Construction Project (SP 086-619-034, etc.):
Reconstruction of CSAH 19 (LeBeaux Avenue) from the I-94 north ramps to CSAH 38 (70th Street), and CSAH 38 (70th Street) from CSAH 19 (LeBeaux Avenue) to MacIver Avenue. Revised signal system at CSAH 19 and Albertville Outlet Mall entrance. Roundabout construction at CSAH 19 & 67th Street, CSAH 19 & CSAH 38, and CSAH 38 & MacIver Avenue. Multi-Use trail construction along CSAH 19 and CSAH 38. Drainage Ponds along CSAH 19 and CSAH 38. Concrete Curb and Gutter along the entire project.
Approximate major items of work are:
• Remove Bituminous Pavement: 58,000 SY;
• Excavation Common/Subgrade: 53,000 CY;
• Excavation Channel and Pond: 15,000 CY;
• Common Embankment (CV): 31,000 CY;
• Aggregate Base Class 3 & Class 5 (CV): 56,000 CY;
• Concrete Pavement 7.0”: 1,350 SY;
• Type SP 12.5 Non Wearing Course Mix (4,B): 10,500 TON;
• Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mix (4,F): 14,000 TON;
• 12” 36” Pipe Sewer : 11,700 LF;
• 16” Watermain Ductile Iron Cl. 51: 500 LF;
• Construct Drainage Structure Design 48” 72” (SD & 4020): 540 LF;
• Concrete Curb and Gutter Design B624,D424,B612: 41,000 LF;
• Lighting Unit Type Special: 16 EA;
• Install Lighting Unit (Provided by County): 39 EA;
• Traffic Control Signal System A (equipment provided by County): 1 SYS;
• Deciduous Tree: 46 Tree;
• Deciduous Shrub (No. 2 and No. 5 Cont.): 850 Shrub
• 4” and 6” Solid Line Multi-Component Ground In: 54,000 LF
Prospective bidders must obtain bidding documents through the Wright County website at https://egram.co.wright.mn.us/ (Projects in Bidding), to become a plan holder. Bids shall be submitted electronically through bidVAULT (bids will only be accepted from those who are a documented plan holder). Bidders are responsible for all present and future downloads, including addendums.
There is no cost to download the bid documents. However, there is a $25 fee to submit a bid electronically through bidVAULT.
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.
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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 5.3 % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Published in the Herald Journal April 19, 26, and May 3, 2019.
CITY OF NEW GERMANY
COUNCIL MEMBER VACANCY
We are looking to fill a vacancy on the City Council. The person selected to fill the vacancy will hold the position until a special election is held on November 3, 2020, to elect an individual to serve the remainder of the unexpired term. A person interested in being appointed to fill the vacancy may choose to run in the election, but is not required to run for election.
Interested parties should submit Council application packet and letter of interest by May 7, 2019, via email (email@example.com) or deliver/mail to City Hall (P O Box 177, New Germany, MN 55367). In order to be appointed, you must be a resident of the City of New Germany, eligible to vote in the State of Minnesota, and be 21 years of age or more. If you meet these requirements & are interested in helping to shape the future of New Germany, please contact the City Clerk-Treasurer for a Council application packet and submit a letter which includes why you are interested in the position & why you think you would be a good representative of the residents of New Germany. Application packet and letters will be accepted until May 7, 2019, at 4:30 PM. The Council hopes to fill this vacancy at their May 21, 2019 meeting.
Council applications may be requested by calling 952-353-2488, City Office, Monday Thursday from 8:30 AM 4:30 PM, or you may request by email.
Published in the Herald Journal April 19 and 26, 2019.