MCLEOD COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
 
SP 043-608-013, SP 065-620-012 and SP 065-636-001, Full-Depth Reclamation & Bituminous Paving Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 1:00 PM

Notice is hereby given that electronic bids will be received until 1:00 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Office of the McLeod County Public Works for the projects listed below. Bids shall be submitted electronically through BidVAULT.

SP 043-608-013, SP 065-620-012 and SP 065-636-001, Full-Depth Reclamation & Bituminous Paving Bituminous Pavement Milling, Bituminous Pavement Reclamation & Bituminous Paving located on McLeod CSAH 8 from Zane Ave to 3,500 West of CSAH 115, Renville County CSAH 20 from CSAH 11 to CSAH 36 and Renville County CSAH 36 from CSAH 20 to Zane Ave.

Estimated Major Quantities are: 70,000 SY Bituminous Pavement Milling, 74,000 SY Bituminous Pavement Reclamation, 11,600 TON Bituminous Non-Wearing Course, and 8,500 TON Bituminous Wearing Course.
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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 3.7 % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.  
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Electronic versions of plans/proposals are available to view/download at https://egram.co.mcleod.mn.us/ , Look under Projects in Bidding. ***

Paper plans/proposals may be examined at the McLeod County Public Works. ***

Paper plans/proposals may be purchased from the McLeod County Public Works for a fee of $150. Make checks payable to McLeod County Treasurer and send payment to McLeod Public Works, Attention: Plan Request, 1400 Adams Street SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350. ***

*** ONLY REGISTERED PLANHOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BID ON PROJECTS. (1)

(1) In order to be a registered planholder you must purchase a paper plan/proposal set OR sign in to the eGram website and download the appropriate bid documents.

Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bidders bond, payable to McLeod County Treasurer for at least 5 percent of the amount bid. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids and to waive any defects or technicalities.

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full 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 award.

The County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

John  Brunkhorst, PE
McLeod County Engineer/Public Works Director 
(320) 484-4321

Published on McLeod County Web site: Friday, May 17th, 2019 to Tuesday, June 11, 2019