DOCUMENT 00 11 11 NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

DOCUMENT 00 11 11
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

Project Location: Ely Municipal Airport
Project Name: 2020 Connector Taxiway
FAA AIP No. 3-27-0027-21-20
SP No. A6920-51
TKDA Project No. 17619
Bids Close At: 2:00pm on April 16, 2020

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed bid proposals for the project listed above will be received by the City Clerk, City of Ely, 209 E. Chapman Street, Ely, Minnesota, 55731, electronically through QuestCDN until the date and hour indicated, at which time they will be opened. The work, in accordance with drawings and specifications prepared by TKDA, 444 Cedar Street, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101.

This project provides for the removal of the existing bituminous Taxiway A2 and the construction of a new bituminous Taxiway A2 (approximately 5,619 SY) at the Ely Municipal Airport. Site work includes pavement removal; excavation and embankment; aggregate base; grading; bituminous construction; pavement marking; airfield signs; turf establishment; and the installation of new REIL and PAPI navigational aids.

Approximate quantities of major items of work are as follows:

Mobilization 1 LS
Traffic Provisions 1 LS
Pavement Removals 3,500 SY
Excavation and Embankment 15,000 CY
10” Crushed Aggregate Base 5,800 SY
5” Bituminous Pavement 5,650 SY
Erosion Control 1 LS
Turf Establishment 1 LS
Pavement Marking 1 LS
Electrical Construction 1 LS

Bids shall be submitted on Document 00 41 11 – Bid Form. No other Bid Form is acceptable

Consistent with Minnesota Statute, Section 473.144, City of Ely 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 day 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.

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE)
The goal of the City of Ely for the utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) on this project is 2.8%.

NOTICE OF REQUIREMENTS FOR
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TO ENSURE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

1. The bidder’s attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the “Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Specifications” set forth herein.

2. The goals and timetables for minority and female participation, expressed in percentage terms for the contractor’s aggregate workforce in each trade on all construction work in the covered area are as follows:

GOALS FOR MINORITY PARTICIPATION IN EACH TRADE GOALS FOR FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN EACH TRADE
State Requirements: 12.0% State Requirements: 9.0%

These goals are applicable to all contractors’ construction work performed in the covered area. If the contractor performs construction 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 performed.

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 affirmative action obligations required by the specifications set forth in 41 CFR 60-4.3 (a) and Minnesota Rules, Part 5000.3540, and its efforts to meet the goals. The hours of minority and female employment and training must be substantially 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 contractor or from project to project for the sole purpose of meeting the contractor’s goals shall be a violation 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. Compliance with the goals will be measured against the total work hours performed.

3. The contractor shall provide written notification to the Director, OFCCP, and the Compliance Division of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, within ten (10) working days of award of any construction subcontract (in excess of $10,000 for OFCCP reporting) at any tier for construction work under the contract resulting from the solicitation. The notification must list the name, address and telephone number of the subcontractor, employer identification number, estimated dollar amount of the subcontract, estimated starting and completion dates of the subcontract; and the geographical area in which the contract is to be performed.

4. As used in this notice, and in the contract resulting from this solicitation, the “covered area” is St. Louis County.

AVAILABILITY OF CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
Plans and specifications are on file for inspection at the office of the City Clerk, City of Ely, 209 E. Chapman Street, Ely, Minnesota, 55731

Digital copies of the drawings and specifications will also be available at www.questcdn.com. Documents may be downloaded for a non-refundable fee of $20.00 by entering Quest Project No. 6855345 on the Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance and free membership registration.

Hard copy drawings and specifications will not be made available to Bidders.

Dated at Ely, Minnesota, the 17th day of March, 2020. By: Harold Langowski, City Clerk/Treasurer.

Publication:
Ely Echo: March 28, 2020 and April 4, 2020
Quest CDN: March 23, 2020
END OF DOCUMENT

Ely Echo
March 28, 2020, April 4, 2020