CITY OF ELK RIVER
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Elk River Municipal Utilities, Elk River, Minnesota, will receive sealed bids in duplicate until 1:00 P.M. Friday, June 6, 2014 to furnish Labor and Material to construct the Twin Lakes Road Watermain Extension North Improvements as more fully described in the specifications. Bids will be opened and read at that time.
The Elk River Municipal Utilities Commission will consider and possibly award a contract at its next regular scheduled monthly meeting. Proposals should be addressed:
Troy Adams, General Manager Elk River Municipal Utilities
13069 Orono Parkway
Elk River, MN 55330
and shall be endorsed: Proposal for Twin Lakes Road Watermain Extension North Improvements
The Twin Lakes Road Watermain project in the City of Elk River consists of directional boring approximately 2,600 linear feet of 12-inch HDPE (DIPS) watermain along Twin Lakes Road, connections to existing watermain, and related appurtenances.
BID BOND / CERTIFIED CHECK
All bids must be submitted by the bidder on forms provided with the specifications and must be accompanied by a certified check / surety bond from a company authorized to do business in the state of Minnesota made payable to Elk River Municipal Utilities, Elk River, Minnesota, in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the maximum bid as a guarantee that if the bid is accepted, the bidder will comply and deliver in accordance with the specifications. Should any bidder whose bid has been accepted fail to execute the contract and deliver satisfactory equipment / material it is understood and agreed that said check / bond shall be forfeited as liquidated damages. Bids received after the time set for the opening of bids will be returned to the bidder unopened. Certified checks / bonds of the unsuccessful bidders will be returned immediately following the bid opening with the exception of the apparent low bidder and second apparent low bidder. These checks / bonds will be held until the contract is executed and delivered to Elk River Municipal Utilities, at which time checks / bonds will be returned.
Bids received after the time set for the opening of the bids will be returned to the bidder unopened.
REJECTION OF BIDS
The Elk River Municipal Utilities Commission reserves the right to reject all bids and waive all technicalities. The project will be awarded to the lowest responsible and responsive bidder.
Specifications are on file and may be inspected at the office of the Elk River Municipal Utilities, Elk River, Minnesota. Plans may be obtained from QuestCDN: Project Number 3320384. There is a $20 charge for specifications provided to prospective bidders.
Elk River Municipal Utilities
John Dietz, Chair
Troy Adams, P.E., General Manager
Published in the
May 17, 24, 2014
CITY OF ELK RIVER