Hennepin County, MN
CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, August 2, 2011
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS-
NOTICE is hereby given that SEALED BIDS will be received by the Hennepin County
Purchasing and Contract Services Division, A-1705 Government Center, Minnepolis, MN 55487 until 2 P.M. on ,Tuesday, August 2, 2011, for the following project:
STATE AID PROJECT NO. SP 027-610-031
TYPE OF WORK: Civil Engineering
The major items of work are approximately:
MOBILIZATION, LUMP SUM 1.00; AGGREGATE SURFACING CLASS 2, TON 6,658.00; STREET SWEEPER (WITH PICKUP BROOM), HOUR 50.00; BITUMINOUS PATCHING MIXTURE, TON 40.00; BITUMINOUS PATCHING MIXTURE DRIVEWAY, TON 69.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (1.5"), SQ YD 200.00; MILL BITUMINOUS SURFACE (2.0"), SQ YD 20.00; BITUMINOUS MATERIAL FOR TACK COAT, GALLON 20,086.00; TYPE SP 12.5 WEARING COURSE MIX (2,B), TON 31,565.00; ADJUST GATE VALVE, EACH 4.00; ADJUST CASTING SPECIAL A, EACH 4.00; ADJUST CASTING SPECIAL B, EACH 14.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 1, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 2, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 3, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 4, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 5, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 6, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 7, LUMP SUM 1.00; TRAFFIC CONTROL AREA 8, LUMP SUM 1.00; RAISED PAVEMENT MARKER TEMPORARY, EACH 1,608.00; PORTABLE CHANGEABLE MESSAGE SIGN, UNIT DAY 160.00; CONSTRUCTION SIGN-SPECIAL, SQ FT 200.00; SEED MIXTURE 350, POUND 120.00; EROSION CONTROL BLANKETS CATEGORY 4, SQ YD 6,879.00; WATER, M GALLONS 40.00; SELECT TOPSOIL BORROW, TON 545.00; PAVT MESSAGE (RT ARROW) THERMOPLASTIC GR IN, EACH 7.00; PAVT MESSAGE (RR XING) THERMOPLASTIC, EACH 2.00;
Proposals, Plans and Specifications are available at: Hennepin County Purchasing and Contract Services Division A-1705 Government Center, 300 S. Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487 Phone: 612-348-3181 , Cost - $25.00 .
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 A 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)."
A minimum goal of 9.4% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Bids must be sealed, identified on the envelope and accompanied by a Bidder's Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to at least 5% of the total bid made payable to the Treasurer of Hennepin County.
The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities thereof.
Donald K. Shaffer