The City of Spring Valley will accept sealed bids for public opening at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 201 South Broadway Avenue, Spring Valley, MN 55975, until 2:00 PM, March 26, 2012.

The City of Spring Valley is bidding this project using the Best Value Procurement method, as defined in Minnesota Statute 16C.02, sub. 4(a). A committee will be evaluating the proposals on four categories; 1) price bid (55 points maximum), 2) contractor's performance on similar projects (15 points maximum), 3) risk assessment (15 points maximum), and 4) interview with committee (15 points maximum). Interviews will be scheduled at the bid opening and will take place on Wednesday, March 28, 2012. The bidder with the highest average overall score will be considered for the project award.

Bids will be for furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment necessary to complete the project in accordance with the plans and specifications. Approximate major quantities are:

Clearing 50 TREE

Grubbing 50 TREE

Remove Curb & Gutter 6,680 LF

Remove Concrete Sidewalk 24,412 SF

Salvage Reclaim Material 2,890 CY

Bituminous Pavement Reclamation 17,410 SY

Bituminous Pavement Mix 4,900 TON

Concrete Curb and Gutter 8,242 LF

4" Concrete Sidewalk 27,234 SY

8" Ductile Iron Water Main 3,938 LF

8" Sanitary Sewer 3,715 LF

15" RCP Storm Sewer 1,894 LF

18" RCP Storm Sewer 622 LF

Sanitary Manholes 15 EACH

Storm Manholes 16 EACH

Catch Basins 26 EACH

Sodding Type Lawn 13,100 SY

Plans, specifications, and proposals may be obtained, at no cost, at the office of Yaggy Colby Associates, Attn: Tina Winter, 717 Third Avenue SE, Rochester, Minnesota 55904.

A certified check or bidders bond made payable to the City of Spring Valley in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid must accompany each Proposal, such amount to be forfeited to the city in the event the bidder fails to enter into a contract if awarded the bid.

The City of Spring Valley reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to accept any bid deemed to be most favorable to the interest of the City.

Dated: February 27, 2012

Deb Zimmer, City Administrator

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