DAKOTA COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT
DAKOTA COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received at the Western Service Center at 14955 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley, MN. until 2:00 PM on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at which time they will be opened and read aloud for the following County project:
County Project 97-127; S. P. 019-060-001
Mississippi River Regional Trail
Rock Island Swing Bridge Wayside Rest Facilities
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 8.4% Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Dakota County Project 97-127; S.P. 019-060-001, Construction of the Mississippi River Regional Trail Rock Island Swing Bridge Wayside Rest Facilities along 66th Street East from Concord Boulevard to the Mississippi River in the City of Inver Grove Heights.
Major quantities (approximate) of work on the project include:
Restroom Building 1 LUMP SUM
Picnic Shelter 1 LUMP SUM
Common Excavation (P) 1,200 CU YD
Common Embankment (P) 500 CU YD
Aggregate Base 800 CU YD
Bituminous Pavement 450 TON
12- 28 RCP Pipe Sewer 500 LIN FT
Limestone Stairs 225 SQ FT
DIP Watermain 400 LIN FT
Construct Drainage Structure 20 LIN FT
6 Concrete Walk 7,000 SQ FT
3 Bituminous Walk 6,300 SQ FT
Monument Restoration 4 LUMP SUM
Drinking Fountain 2 EACH
Grills, Benches, Bike Racks, etc. 15 EACH
Lighting Unit Type Special 6 EACH
Concrete Footings 10 EACH
Coniferous Trees 15 EACH
Deciduous Trees 150 EACH
Deciduous Shrubs 420 EACH
Perennials and Grasses 1,300 EACH
Temporary Fence 750 LIN FT
Seeding 0.35 ACRE
Hydroseeding 1.5 MGAL
Sodding 900 SQ YD
Striping 800 LIN FT
It is anticipated that a contract to perform the work will be awarded by resolution of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners at the County Board meeting scheduled for January 7, 2014.
**DIGITAL COPIES OF THE BIDDING DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT: http://www.co.dakota.mn.us/Government/DoingBusiness/Pages/default.aspx
These documents may be downloaded for $20 by selecting County Project 97-127 from the Browse Project page or eBid Doc # 2992499 on the Search Projects page at www.questcdn.com
Paper copies of the bidding documents are also available for review at Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., 2550 University Avenue West, Suite 238N, St. Paul, MN 55114.
Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or corporate surety bond, made in favor of Dakota County in an amount of at least five (5) percent of the amount bid. The right is reserved to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive informalities therein. No bid may be withdrawn within 60 days from the date of opening of bids.