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Activated Sludge Aeration Upgrades
Bemidji, MN
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received by the Director of Public Works/City Engineer at the City of Bemidji Public Works Facility, 1351 5th Street NW, Bemidji, MN 56601 until February 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.
The work includes the following:
Remove and replace one (1) centrifugal blower.
Remove and replace aeration piping and valves.
Remove and replace jet mixing pump valves.
Furnish and install all associated electrical and controls.
COMPLETION OF WORK: All work under the Contract must be complete within three hundred sixty-five (365) calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
OBTAINING CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND BIDDING REQUIREMENTS: Plans and specifications and all contract documents may be obtained at the office of Bolton & Menk, Inc., 7533 Sunwood Dr Suite 206, Ramsey, MN 55303, upon payment of $50.00, (includes sales tax); non-refundable for each full set of specifications and accompanying drawings. Additional shipping charges will apply for delivery to any address not within the lower 48 states. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #5983461 on the websites Project Search page. Documents may be downloaded for $30.00. Please contact at (952) 233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
A copy of the plans and specifications may be inspected at the following locations:
Office of Bolton & Menk Inc., 7533 Sunwood Drive NW Suite 206, Ramsey, MN 55303
Office of Bolton & Menk Inc., 12224 Nicollet Avenue, Burnsville, MN 55337
City of Bemidji Public Works Facility, 1351 5th Street NW, Bemidji, MN 56601
PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDA AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addenda and bid tabulation will be available on-line at
Bids will be received on a lump sum basis.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A non-mandatory Pre-Bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on February 21, 2019 at the Bemidji Wastewater Treatment Facility, 412 Irving Access Loop SW, Bemidji, MN 56601.
BID SECURITY: A certified check or a Bid Bond satisfactory to the City of Bemidji, Minnesota, in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total Bid price submitted must accompany each Bid.
LABOR RATES - MINIMUM WAGE REQUIREMENTS: This project is being funded by the City of Bemidji, Minnesota. The project is not subject to the provisions of Little Davis-Bacon Act.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond each in the amount of the Contract.
The Bid, Agreement, and Bonds shall be conditioned upon compliance with all provisions of the Bid Documents.
PROJECT ADMINISTRATION: All questions relative to this project prior to the opening of bids shall be directed to the Engineer/Manager for the project. It shall be understood, however, that no specification interpretations will be made by telephone.
Address inquiries to:
Bolton & Menk, Inc.
Attn: Paul Saffert, P.E.
7533 Sunwood Drive NW, Suite 206
Ramsey, MN 55303
Tel: 763-433-2851
Fax: 763-427-0833
OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, and to make awards in the interest of the OWNER.
Date: February 5, 2019
Owner: City of Bemidji, Minnesota
/S/ Craig Gray
Directory of Public Works/City Engineer
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