NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of County Commissioners at the office of Donna Trehus, County Auditor - Treasurer, Houston County Courthouse, 304 South Marshall Street, Caledonia, MN 55921 until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2020 for the road improvements described as per plans and specifications on file at the office of the Houston County Engineer.
Construction plans for Full Depth Reclamation, Plant Mixed Bituminous Surfacing
and Aggregate Shouldering.
Located on CSAH 6 from the Winona County Line to the Jct with Townhall Road.
4.0 miles west of La Crescent, MN.
Major Items of Work Approximate Quantities
2215.504 Full Depth Reclamation (P) 102,677 Sq Yd
2221.509 Shoulder Base Aggregate Class 2 4,890 Ton
2355.506 Bituminous Material for Fog Seal 6,001 Gal
2356.504 Bituminous Seal Coat 120,015 Sq Yd
2356.506 Bituminous Material for Seal Coat 30,004 Gal
2360.509 Type SP 12.5 Wearing Course Mix (3;C) 28,188 Ton
2554.502 End Treatment â€“ Tangent Terminal 5 Each
2554.503 Traffic Barrier Design B8338 600 LF
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The County of Houston reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities therein.
A surety bond or certified check in the amount of at least 5 percent of the bid amount, payable to the Houston County Treasurer must accompany bids.
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 4.2 % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Dated at Caledonia, MN this 2nd day of March 2020
Board of County Commissioners
Houston County, MN
By: Donna Trehus
County Auditor - Treasurer