NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids/proposals will be received until 2:00 p.m. on July 10, 2018 at the County Government Center, 607 West Main, Marshall, MN 56258, by E.J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer, on behalf of the Board of Commissioners for the projects listed below.
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).”
This project has a Race Gender Neutral (0%) DBE Goal.
Durable Pavement Marking in Lyon County, MN
Major Items Comprising Approximately:
Pavement Marking Removal 453,071.0 Lin Ft
4” Solid Line Multi-Component 165,464.0 Lin Ft
6” Solid Line Multi-Component 442,202.0 Lin Ft
Electronic versions of plans/proposals are available to view/download at https://egram.lyonco.org/ . Look under “Projects in Bidding” .***
Paper plans/proposals may be examined at the Lyon County Highway Department. ***
Paper plans/proposals may be purchased from the Lyon County Highway Department for a fee of $50 plus $10 shipping. Make checks payable to Lyon County Highway Department and send payment to Lyon County Highway Department, Attention: Plan Request, 504 Fairgrounds Road, Marshall MN 56258. ***
***ONLY REGISTERED PLAN HOLDERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO BID ON PROJECTS (1)
(1) In order to be a registered plan holder you must purchase a paper plan/proposal set OR sign in to the eGram website and download the appropriate bid documents.
All Proposals must be on forms furnished by the Lyon County Engineer. Sealed Bids should be mailed to E. J. Moberg, Lyon County Auditor/Treasurer, 607 West Main Street, Marshall, MN, 56258 and should be clearly marked as a sealed bid for SP 042-070-011. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or bidder’s bond, payable to Lyon County Treasurer, for at least 5% of the amount bid.
The Lyon County Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities thereof.
Aaron VanMoer, P.E.
Lyon County Engineer