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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Electronic Bid Proposals will be received by the City of Delano for the CSAH 30 Reconstruction project, until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 at which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work, in accordance with Drawings and Specifications prepared by Wenck Associates, Inc., consists of the following major items of work and approximate quantities:
0.5 Acre Tree clearing
16,000 C.Y. Common Excavation
20,000 Ton Aggregate Base
20,000 S.Y. Bituminous Pavement
13,000 Ton Bituminous Pavement
200 Ton Bituminous Pavement (Trail)
2,000 L.F. Storm Sewer
3,800 L.F. Concrete Curb and Gutter
1 L.S. Intersection Lighting
25,000 L.F. Pavement Markings
2,000 L.F. Sanitary Sewer Main
2,000 L.F. Watermain
Together with selective demolition, traffic control, erosion controls, seeding, and other related appurtenances.
Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a “Bid Security” in the form of a certified check made payable to the “City of Delano” (OWNER) in the amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, or a surety bond in the same amount, running to the OWNER, with the surety company thereon duly authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota. Such Bid Security to be a guarantee that the bidder will not, without the consent of the OWNER, withdraw their bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the opening of bids, and if awarded a contract, will enter into a contract with the OWNER; and the amount of the certified check will be retained or the bond enforced by the OWNER in case the bidder fails to do so. All bid securities except those of the three lowest bidders will be returned within five days after the opening of bids.
Eligible Bidders for this project must meet the Minimum Criteria as defined in the Responsible Contractor Requirement in accordance with Minnesota Statutes § 16C.285, subdivision 3, and additional criteria required by the OWNER.
Bid Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished for that purpose. Bids shall be submitted electronically through the QuestCDN website in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. No bidder shall withdraw his bid, without the consent of the OWNER, for a period of sixty (60) days after the date for the opening thereof. The OWNER, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepancies. A work history detailing qualifications and past experience must be provided upon request.
The Project Manual is available on QuestCDN (www.questcdn.com). You may download the digital plan documents by searching Quest Project #6883683 on the website’s project search page. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
Direct inquiries to Shawn Louwagie at (763) 479-4274 or email@example.com.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 6, 13, and 20, 2020.
Important Information RegardingProperty Assessments
This may affect your 2021 property taxes.
The Board of Appeal and Equalization for the City of Independence will meet on Tuesday, April 7 at 6:00 p.m., at the Independence City Hall, 1920 County Road 90, Independence, MN 55359. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concerns. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the local board of appeal and equalization. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed. Generally, you must appeal to the local board before appealing to the county Board of Appeal and Equalization.
Published in the Delano Herald Journal March 6, 2020.