County Highway Project

Buffalo, Minnesota

CLOSING DATE: Thursday, November 21, 2019

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS-

Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners at Buffalo, at the Office of the County Coordinator in the Wright County Government Center, 10-2nd Street NW, MN until 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 21, 2019, for the following project:

 
STATE PROJECT NO.  SP 086-638-007

 
CONTRACT NO. 1910

 

LOCATION: 70th St NE in Albertville/Otsego

 

TYPE OF WORK: Grading, Base & Bituminous

 

LENGTH: 1.349

 

Approximate major items of work are:

 

 

 

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      % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.

 

Proposals, Plans and Specifications are available at: Wright County Highway Department, 3600 Braddock Avenue NE, Buffalo, MN 55313 .  Plan and Proposal:  $50.00 (counter), $65.00 (mailed).  Extra Plans sets (11"x17") $15.00 (counter), $20.00 (mailed).  

     

Proposal and specifications may be examined and obtained at the Office of the Wright County Highway Engineer;  Public Works Building, 1901 Highway 25 North, Buffalo, MN  55313;  located along TH 25, 1.5 miles north of TH 55 in Buffalo. 

 

No refunds will be made.  Minnesota Sales Tax (6.5%) is included in all counter purchases and on all orders shipped to points in Minnesota.  Make checks payable to Wright County Treasurer. 

 

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 0% of the total bid made payable to the Treasurer of Wright County.

 

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

 

Virgil Hawkins

County Engineer

 

 

 


 

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