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Sealed bids will be received by the City

Administrator of Wadena, Minnesota, at the

City offices until 2:00 P.M. on February 8,

2012, for construction of Electric Distribution

Improvements - 2012, at which time the bids

shall be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Project is described in general as fol-


Construction of a 15 kV underground

electric distribution system, including in-

stallation of cable, conduit, pull boxes,

pad mounted equipment and related de-


The above work shall be in accordance

with the specifications and proposed form of

contract now on file in the City Offices in the

said City of Wadena, Minnesota, by this ref-

erence made a part hereof, as though fully

set out and incorporated herein.

All bids shall be made on proposal forms

furnished by the Engineer and shall be ac-

companied by bid security in the form of a

certified check or bid bond, made payable to

the City of Wadena, Wadena, Minnesota, in

the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid,

which security becomes the property of the

City in the event the successful bidder fails

to enter into a contract and post satisfactory

performance and payment bonds.

Complete digital project bidding docu-

ments are available at

You may download the digital plan docu-

ments for $15.00 by inputting Quest project

#1833592 on the website's Project Search

page. Please contact at

952-233-1632 or for as-

sistance in free membership registration,

downloading, and working with this digital

project information. As an option, a paper

set of bidding documents is available to

prospective bidders, subcontractor bidders,

and suppliers from the office of the Engineer,

DeWild Grant Reckert and Associates Com-

pany, 1302 South Union Street, P.O. Box

511, Rock Rapids, IA 51246, telephone

712-472-2531, Fax 712-472-2710, upon pay-

ment of the following deposit, none of which

will be refunded:

Project Manual and Specifications:

$ 50.00 (non-refundable)

Staking Sheets and Unit

Tabulation Sheets (11" x 17"):

$100.00 (non-refundable)

Payment to the Contractor will be made on

the basis of ninety percent (90%) upon cer-

tification of work completed; ten percent

(10%) within thirty-one (31) days after final

completion and acceptance.

The construction shall be performed upon

a Notice to Proceed issuance. Substantial

completion of the project shall be no later

than December 1, 2012. See the specifica-

tion for more details on construction timing


The City of Wadena reserves the right to

defer acceptance of any proposal for a peri-

od not to exceed thirty (30) days after the

date proposals are received and no proposal

may be withdrawn during this period. The

City also reserves the right to reject any or

all bids and enter into such contract as it

shall deem to be in the best interest of the




By /s/ Brad Swenson

City Administrator

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