NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Pope County Highway Department Edgeline Pavement Marking Bids Close March 28th, 2023 10:00 A.M. POPE COUNTY GLENWOOD, MINNESOTA 56334
Public Notice | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:59pm CDT
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Pope County Highway Department
Edgeline Pavement Marking
Bids Close March 28th, 2023 10:00 A.M.
GLENWOOD, MINNESOTA 56334
Sealed Bids will be received until 10:00 A.M., March 28th, 2023, by the Pope County Highway Department, on behalf of the County Board of Commissioners for construction of the District 4 County Edgeline Marking Project listed below.
Project Numbers: SP 088-070-073
Location: Various Areas – MnDOT District 4 Counties
Type of Work: Install 6” Edgeline Markings
The major items of work are:
Traffic Control 1 Lump Sum
6” Solid Line Paint 14,322,638 Linear Feet
6” Solid Line Multi Comp 30,900 Linear Feet
6” Solid Line Multi Comp (WR) 193,971 Linear Feet
Bids will be opened and read publicly by the Pope County Engineer at the Pope County Highway Department, 16139 State Highway 29, Glenwood, Minnesota.
Plans, Proposals and Specifications are available for viewing through the Pope County OneOffice website at: https://mn-co-pope.app.rtvision.com/oneoffice
Contractors wishing to submit a proposal shall obtain a full plan and proposal packet from the Pope County Highway Engineer’s Office at 16139 State Hwy. 29, Glenwood, MN 56334 for a non-refundable cost of $50.00(includes sales tax).
Bids shall be accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond made payable to the Treasurer of Pope County for at least five (5) percent of the amount of the proposal.
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, 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 have employed more than 40 full-time employees in any state, on any single working day during the previous 12 months, you must have a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights to bid on any job in this advertisement. Please contact the Department of Human Rights immediately if you need 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).”
The county Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any defects.
Dated this Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Pope County, Minnesota
Feb.27, March 6, 13