Sealed Bids Publish April 8, 10, 2020 DOCUMENT 00 11 11 NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS • Project Location: Alexandria Municipal Airport (Chandler Field) • Project Name: 2020 Airport Improvements • FAA AIP No.

Sealed Bids
Publish April 8, 10, 2020
DOCUMENT 00 11 11
• Project Location: Alexandria
Municipal Airport (Chandler Field)
• Project Name: 2020 Airport
• FAA AIP No.: 3-27-0004-14-20
• SP No.: A2101-62
• TKDA Project No.: 17828
• Bids Close At: 2:00 PM on
May 5, 2020
Sealed bid proposals for the 2020 Airport Improvements project at the Alexandria Municipal Airport (Chandler Field), Douglas County, Minnesota, will be received by the City Administrator, City of Alexandria, 704 Broadway, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, electronically through QuestCDN until the date and hour indicated, at which time the bids will be opened.
This project provides for South Building Area Improvements and for Pavement Crack Repairs on segments of the runways, taxiways, and aprons at the airport. Site work includes pavement removal; excavation and embankment; grading and drainage improvements; granular and aggregate base construction; concrete curbing; bituminous pavement construction; erosion control and turf establishment; and bituminous pavement crack repair.
The work, in accordance with drawings and specifications prepared by TKDA, 444 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101, consists of the following major items of work:
• Mobilization 1 LS
• Traffic Control 1 LS
• Pavement Removal 500 SY
• Excavation and Embankment
10,000 CY
• 12” Granular Material 5,000 SY
• 6”Crushed Aggregate Base
5,000 SY
• Concrete Curbing 800 LF
• Bituminous Pavement 1,000 TN
• Erosion Control & Restoration 1 LS
• Bituminous Pavement Crack Sealing
50,000 LF
Bids shall be submitted using QuestCDN. No other alternate formats will be accepted. Proposal information is available via e-mail request at this address:
Consistent with Minnesota Statute, Section 473.144, the City of Alexandria may not accept a bid or proposal for a contract or execute a contract in excess of $100,000 with any business unless said business is in compliance with certain requirements concerning affirmative action plans. Evidence of compliance must be submitted within two (2) City business days following opening of bids. Bids will be considered non-responsive if the compliance requirements are not met. Compliance requirements are outlined in the project specification.
Refer to Contract and Labor Provisions in the specifications for requirements.
The goal of the City of Alexandria for the utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) on this project is 3.0%.
Within (2) two City business days following the opening of the bids, all bidders who wish to remain in competition for the contract will be required to submit the information as referenced in the Information For Bidders. Bidders will be prohibited from entering into agreements with a DBE in which the DBE promises not to provide subcontracting quotations to other bidders. A bidder's failure to show a good faith effort to achieve the specified contract goal for the participation of DBEs in the completion of this project will be grounds for finding the bid non-responsive.
1. The bidder's attention is called
to the "Equal Opportunity Clause"
and the “Standard Federal Equal
Employment Opportunity Con-
struction Specifications” set forth
2. The goals and timetables for mi-
nority and female participation, ex-
pressed in percentage terms for
the contractor's aggregate work-
force in each trade on all construc-
tion work in the covered area are
as follows:
Federal Requirements: 2.2%
State Requirements: 12.0%
Federal Requirements: 6.9%
State Requirements: 9.0%
These goals are applicable to
all contractors’ construction work
performed in the covered area. If
the contractor performs construc-
tion work in a geographical area
located outside of the covered
area, it shall apply the goals
established for such geographical
area where the work is actually
The contractor's compliance
with the executive order and the
regulations in 41 CFR Part 60-4
and Minnesota Statutes Section
473.144 and Minnesota Rules,
Part 5000.3520 shall be based on
its implementation of the Equal
Opportunity Clause, specific affir-
mative action obligations required
by the specifications set forth in 41
CFR 60-4.3 (a) and Minnesota
Rules, Part 5000.3540, and its ef-
forts to meet the goals. The hours
of minority and female employ-
ment and training must be sub-
stantially uniform throughout the
length of the contract, and in each
trade, and the contractor shall
make a good faith effort to employ
minorities and women evenly on
each of its projects. The transfer of
minority or female employees or
trainees from contractor to con
tractor or from project to project for
the sole purpose of meeting the
contractor's goals shall be a viola-
tion of the contract, the executive
order, the regulations in 41 CFR
Part 60-4, Minnesota Statutes
Section 473.144 and Minnesota
Rules, Part 5000.3520. Compli-
nce with the goals will be meas-
ured against the total work hours
3. The contractor shall provide
written notification to the Director,
OFCCP, and the Compliance Divi-
sion of the Minnesota Department
of Human Rights, within ten (10)
working days of award of any con-
struction subcontract (in excess of
$10,000 for OFCCP reporting) at
any tier for construction work un-
der the contract resulting from the
solicitation. The notification must
list the name, address and tele-
phone number of the subcontrac-
tor, employer identification num-
ber, estimated dollar amount of
the subcontract, estimated starting
and completion dates of the sub-
contract; and the geographical
area in which the contract is to be
4. As used in this notice, and in
the contract resulting from this so-
licitation, the "covered area" is
Douglas County
Each bid shall be accompanied by a "Bid-Security" in the form of a certified check made payable to the City of Alexandria in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, or a surety bond in the same amount, payable to the City of Alexandria, with the surety company thereon duly authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota. Such Bid Security will be a guarantee that the bidder will not, without the consent of the City of Alexandria, withdraw its bid for a period of (120) days after the opening of bids, and, if awarded the Contract, will enter into a contract with the City of Alexandria, and in connection therewith, give Payment and Performance Bonds as required by law and on forms furnished to the Contractor by the City of Alexandria. In the event the Bidder fails to enter into a Contract, the amount of the certified check will be retained or the bond enforced by the City of Alexandria.
The Bid Security of the three (3) lowest bidders will be retained until the contract is executed, but in no event longer than (120) days, provided that the Bid Security of the lowest responsible bidder shall be retained in any event until the contract is executed and Payment and Performance Bonds furnished as herein provided.
The bid of the lowest responsible bidder will be accepted on or before the expiration of (120) days after the date of the opening of bids. The City of Alexandria, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepancies.
Digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at for a download fee of $40. Select this project and enter eBidDoc number 6971667 on the “Search Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or
Hard copy drawings and specifications will not be made available to Bidders.
Dated at Alexandria, Minnesota, the 7th day of April, 2020.
By: Martin Schultz
City Administrator