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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The City of Worthington, Minnesota will receive bids for the 10th Street Plaza Projects subject to terms and conditions contained in Bidding Documents prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc.

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The City of Worthington, Minnesota will receive bids for the 10th Street Plaza Projects subject to terms and conditions contained in Bidding Documents prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH). Bids will be on a Lump Sum basis.

Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of the City of Worthington, Minnesota, until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at which time they will be publicly opened in the Council Chambers of City Hall by a bid opening committee. The bids and the responsibility of the bidders will be considered publicly by the City Council at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020 in the Council Chambers, 303 9th Street, Worthington, MN 56187.

A Pre-bid Conference will not be held.

All proposals must be addressed to City Clerk, City Hall, P. O. Box 279, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, MN 56187, and shall be endorsed thereon "BID FOR 10th Street Plaza Project."

Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at http://www.sehinc.com for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the PROJECT BID INFORMATION link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 7164771 on the SEARCH PROJECTS page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or info@questcdn.com.

Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $150.00

The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at http://www.sehinc.com by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, money order or bid bond for at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, made payable to the City of Worthington, which amount shall be forfeited as liquidated damages if the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to him, shall fail to enter into the contract so let.

The successful Bidder will be required to provide Performance and Payment Bonds of 100 percent of bid amount.

Contractors may be requested to submit “Contractor’s Qualification Statement”.

A contractor responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the City a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. The term ‘‘responsible contractor’’ as used in this solicitation document means a contractor as defined in Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. Any prime contractor or subcontractor that does not meet the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3 or fails to verify that it meets those criteria is not a responsible contractor and is not eligible to be awarded the construction contract for the project or to perform work on the project. A false statement under oath verifying compliance with any of the minimum criteria shall render the prime contractor or subcontractor that makes the false statement ineligible to be awarded a construction contract on the project and may result in termination of a contract awarded to a prime contractor or subcontractor that submits a false statement. A prime contractor shall submit to the City upon request copies of the signed verifications of compliance from all subcontractors of any tier pursuant to Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3, clause 7.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract to the best interests of the City.

Dated at Worthington, Minnesota, this 23rd day of June, 2020.

Mindy Eggers
City Clerk
City of Worthington, Minnesota
(June 24, 2020)