NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Traffic Marking
SP 025-070-009
BIDS CLOSE: Tuesday, May 24, 2016
RED WING, MINNESOTA
 
Sealed proposals will be received by the Goodhue County Public Works Director at his office in the Goodhue County Public Works Building, 2140 Pioneer Road, P.O. Box 404, Red Wing, MN 55066 until 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 24, 2016
 
Attention is called to the fact that the Contractor must comply with the Special Equal Employment Opportunity Provisions as contained in the Proposal.  Proposals will be opened and read publicly in the presence of the Goodhue County Public Works Director at the Goodhue County Public Works building located in Red Wing, MN immediately following the hour set for receiving bids for the following Goodhue County Highway work.  Bids will be awarded on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the regular Board of Commissioners meeting located at the Goodhue County Government Center Building, 509 West 5th St. Red Wing, MN 55066.
 
The approximate quantities of work on which proposals will be received are as follow:
 
1.00 LS of MOBILIZATION
69,900.00 L F of 6" SOLID LINE EPOXY GR IN (WR)
 
 
Digital plans are available for free on the Goodhue County eGram site. Digital plans for this project can be down loaded by going to www.co.goodhue.mn.us and following the link https://connex.mn.uccs.com and signing up.
 
Proposals, Plans, and Specifications are available at:  Goodhue County Public Works, 2140 Pioneer Road, Red Wing, MN 55066 .  The non-fundable cost is $100.00.
 
Bids must be sealed, identified on the envelope and accompanied by a Bidder's Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to at least 5% of the total bid made payable to the Goodhue County Treasurer.
 
Sealed bids shall be clearly marked "PROJECT NO. SP 025-070-009"
 
The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities therein.
 
Goodhue County is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
 
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 PROJECT 

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)." 

Note: There is no Disadvantaged Business Enterprises set goal on this project.  
 
                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                              Greg Isakson
                                                                                                                                              Goodhue County Public Works 
                                                                                                                                              Public Works Director