Ad for Bid Document
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS - Sealed proposals will be received until 10:00 AM on Monday, December 31, 2012, by the Auditor of St. Louis County, 100 North 5th Ave. West, Room 214,Duluth, Minnesota for the construction of the County project listed below. Proposals will be opened and read publicly at 10:01 A.M. on the aforementioned date at the County Court House, Duluth, Minnesota, in the Property Management Conference Room, Ground Floor, Room 2. Read carefully the wage scales as they affect this project. Minimum wage rates to be paid by the contractor have been predetermined and are subject to the Work Hours Act of 1962, P.L. 87-581 and implementing regulations. Those which apply to the Project are set forth in the proposal for this project.
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.
STATE AID PROJECT NO. SP 69-090-023
CD with Plan, Proposal, 2013 Bid Book and paper copy of proposal - $35.00
Optional paper copy of Plan - $150.00 (includes tax)
See the following website for a complete item listing: https://egram.stlouiscountymn.gov/
Proposal and specifications may be examined and secured at the Office of the County Highway Engineer, 4787 Midway Road, Duluth, Minnesota 55811, Phone 218.625-3830. Check draft or Money order for the purchase of plans should be made payable to the St. Louis County Auditor. There will be no return or refunds on plan/proposals. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check made payable to the St. Louis County Auditor or a corporate surety bond in an amount which is at least equal to 5% of the total amount.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS