February 21, 2012
MARSHALL MUNICIPAL UTILITIES ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the General Manager of Marshall Municipal Utilities, Marshall, Minnesota, at his office until 1:30 P.M. on the 15th day of March, 2012, for underground 13.8 kV distribution line work in connection with the Electric Distribution Improvements - 2012 Project, at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud.
The general nature of the work on which proposals will be received consists of the following parts:
Construction of underground electric distribution line and communications ducts, including installation of cable, conduit, manholes, pad mounted equipment and related devices.
The above work shall be in accordance with the specifications and proposed form of contract now on file in the office of Marshall Municipal Utilities in said City of Marshall, Minnesota, by this reference made a part hereof, as though fully set out and incorporated herein.
All bids shall be made on proposal forms furnished by the Engineer and shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond, made payable to Marshall Municipal Utilities, Marshall, Minnesota, in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid, which security becomes the property of Marshall Municipal Utilities in the event the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and post satisfactory performance and payment bonds.
Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $15.00 by inputting Quest project #1895151 on the website's Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. As an option, a paper set of bidding documents is available to prospective bidders, subcontractor bidders, and suppliers from the office of the Engineer, DeWild Grant Reckert and Associates Company, 1302 South Union Street, P.O. Box 511, Rock Rapids, IA 51246, telephone 712-472-2531, Fax 712-472-2710, upon payment of the following deposit, none of which will be refunded:
Project Manual and Specifications: $ 50.00
Staking Sheets and Unit Tabulation Sheets (11" x 17"): $100.00
Payment to the Contractor will be made on the basis of ninety percent (90%) upon certification of work completed; ten percent (10%) thirty-one (31) days after final completion and acceptance.
The construction shall be performed upon a Notice to Proceed issuance. Substantial completion of the project shall be no later than December 1, 2012. See the specifications for intermediate completion dates and details on construction timing limitations.
The estimated cost range for this project is $2,500,000 to $2,900,000. The estimate given above includes the cost of Owner-furnished primary cable that the Contractor shall purchase from the Owner at the prices given and under the arrangement described in General Items Section 16.
Marshall Municipal Utilities reserves the right to defer acceptance of any proposal for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days after the date proposals are received and no proposal may be withdrawn during this period. Marshall Municipal Utilities also reserves the right to reject any or all bids and enter into such contract as it shall deem to be in the best interest of Marshall Municipal Utilities.
MARSHALL MUNICIPAL UTILITIES
By /s/ Steve Johnson