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Ad for Bids Publish April 15, 22, 2022 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 18th Avenue Road Improvements (SP 102-123-002) Hawthorne Street Road Improvements (SP 102-102-002) Jefferson Street Road Improvements (SP 102-116-005) Jefferson Street Road Improvements (SP 102-112-009) ALASD Sanitary Sewer Improvements ALP Watermain Improvements Alexandria, MN Notice is hereby given that electronic proposals will be received by the Alexandria City Council, until 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 at which time all bids will be opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all materials, skill, labor and all else necessary for the 18th Avenue (SP 102-123-002) Road Improvements, Hawthorne Street (SP 102-102-002) Road Improvements, Jefferson Street (SP 102-116-002 & SP 102-112-009) Road Improvements, ALASD Sanitary Sewer Improvements and ALP Watermain Improvements in Alexandria, Minnesota. Major items include the following approximate quantities: 25,700 CY Common Excavation 12,500 CY Select Granular Embankment 8,800 CY Aggregate Base Class 5 6,700 SY Full Depth Bituminous Reclamation 7,100 TON Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mixture (3,C) 8,800 LF Concrete Curb & Gutter 39,000 SF Concrete Walk 4,900 LF RC Pipe Sewer 6,300 LF PVC Pipe Sewer 2,900 LF PVC Watermain Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check or a bidders bond acceptable to the Alexandria City Council in an amount of at least five (5%) percent of the total amount of the bid, payable without condition to the Alexandria City Council. If the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract or to give bond as required by law within the specified number of days after the award of the contract, such certified check or bond shall be forfeited as liquidated damages. No bid will be considered unless it is electronically submitted through QuestCDN vBid (Online Bidding ONLY) prior to 11:00 AM on the 4th day of May, 2022. No paper bids will be accepted. Bid security must be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. The contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Alexandria City Hall and at Widseth Smith Nolting & Associates, Inc., 610 Fillmore St., Alexandria, Minnesota. Complete digital project bidding documents are available to view at under bid information or at You may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project #8181398 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at 952-233-1632 or for assistance. Printed copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office by calling 320-762-8149 to schedule an appointment and upon non-refundable payment of $50.00 for each set. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Checks for Bidding Documents must be made payable to “Widseth”. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office. All bids must be submitted on the official forms, prepared by the Engineer for that purpose. Bids shall be directed to the City Administrator, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside with a brief statement as to the work for which the bid is made. The Alexandria City Council reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of sixty (60) days after the scheduled closing time set for receiving bids and to reject any and all bids and to award the contract as the City deems in their best interest. 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: The City of Alexandria, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 US.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, 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 T.B.D% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. By Order of the Alexandria City Council, Alexandria, Minnesota Marty Schultz City Administrator 52016