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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Benson Water Treatment Plant Clearwell and Improvements


Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Benson, Minnesota, in the City Hall at 1410 Kansas Avenue, until 12:00 PM, CDT, on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor, materials, and all else necessary for the following:
Benson Water Treatment Plant Clearwell and Improvements
Work consists of the installation of a clearwell located at the water treatment facility downstream of the 2 gravity filters. The work generally consists of the following:
• Installation of a new 300,000 gallon clearwell tank.
• Installation of 2 high service pumps and 1 backwash pump.
• Process piping connections to new pumps.
• Construction of the pumphouse building for high service pumps
  and backwash supply pump.
• Water treatment plant building extension.
• Associated electrical, structural and mechanical components.
• Water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer modifications/installation.
• Site grading, paving.
The bid package will be available for digital download by end of day on Thursday June 3, 2021, at Interested parties may download the digital bid package documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest Project #7791263 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact at (952) 233-1632 or for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
Beginning on Thursday, June 3, 2021, plans will also be made available for viewing at the City Hall, located a at 1410 Kansas Avenue, Benson MN. Orders for plans and specifications in any type of media format will not be processed by the City or Stantec.
Direct inquiries to Engineer’s Project Manager, Ryan Capelle, at (651) 775-5027.
All bids must be submitted on the proposal forms furnished with the plans and specifications and enclosed in an envelope bearing the name of the contractor, and include completed forms certifying that the bidder is a responsible contractor per MN Statute 16C.285. No bid will be considered unless sealed and filed with the City Clerk and accompanied by a certified check, cash, or bid bond, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into a contract to perform said work. These certified checks, cash deposits or bid bonds of the three lowest bidders will be retained until a contract has been awarded and signed by all concerned, but no longer than 60 days. All others will be returned within 7 days after the opening of bids.
The bids for the work to be done shall be submitted upon the basis of cash payment for the work. No bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of 60 days after the date shown for opening thereof. The City of Benson reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive informalities therein.
The City Council is tentatively scheduled to consider award of a contract for this work at their regular meeting to be held on Monday, June 20, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 1410 Kansas Avenue, Benson MN.
Honorable Terri Collins, Mayor
City of Benson, Minnesota

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