Hennepin County, MN

County Project 1458 & 1459

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS-

Electronic bids for the above-referenced project will be accepted through Hennepin County's online electronic bid system (eGram) until 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at which time they will be publicly opened at the Hennepin County Purchasing and Contract Services office, A-1730 Government Center, Minneapolis, MN 55487-0175.

 

LOCATION: Intersection of CSAH 19 and CSAH 30 in the City of Corcoran

                  Intersection of CSAH 116 and CSAH 150 in the City of Rogers

 

TYPE OF WORK: Electric Lighting Systems

 

The major items of work are approximately:

 

AS BUILT, LS 2.00; MOBILIZATION, LS 2.00; LIGHTING UNIT TYPE 9-40, EACH 4.00; LIGHT BASE DESIGN E, EACH 4.00; 2" RIGID STEEL CONDUIT, L F 395.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 1 COND NO 3, L F 370.00; UNDERGROUND WIRE 3 COND NO 12, L F 595.00; SERVICE CABINET - TYPE B, EACH 2.00; HANDHOLE, EACH 2.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL, LS 2.00;

 

 
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.

 

                                READ CAREFULLY THE WAGE SCALES AND DIVISION AC OF THE SPECIAL PROVISIONS AS

                                THEY AFFECT THIS/THESE PROJECT/PROJECTS

 

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)."

 

All project plans, specifications, instructions for bidders, the bid form and all other requirements are available at: https://egram.co.hennepin.mn.us

 

The advertisement for this project may also be viewed at the Minnesota Department of Transportation State Aid for Local Transportation eAdvert web site and the Hennepin County web site: www.hennepin.us/contractopportunities under "Road and bridge construction."

 

The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities thereof.

 

Jessa Trboyevich

Hennepin County