City of Luverne seeks bids by Sept. 8

City of Luverne seeks 

bids by Sept. 8 


Sealed bids will be received by the City Clerk of Luverne, Minnesota, at the City Offices, 305 E. Luverne St., P.O. Box 659, Luverne, MN 56156-0659, until 2:00 P.M., on 

September 8, 2021, for East Substation Addition, at which time the bids shall be 

publicly opened and read aloud.


The general nature of the work on which bids will be received consists of Addition to the existing East substation. The work consists of dirt and rock work, concrete foundations and concrete work, fencing, conduit and ductwork, manholes, ground grid, power and control cables, control building, and AC and DC wiring. Connecting to the Owner-furnished 

step-up padmount transformer, switchgear, and control panel.


The above work shall be in accordance with the specifications and proposed form of contract now on file in the office of the City of Luverne, Minnesota, by this reference made a part hereof as though fully set out and incorporated herein.

The Contractor and all subcontractors shall submit to the Owner a signed statement verifying compliance with each of the criteria described in the State of Minnesota “Responsible Contractor” law as codified in Minnesota 

Statute section 16C.285. See the Instructions to Bidders for more details.

Contractors desiring a copy of the project documents for individual use may obtain them from You may download the digital plan documents for $20 by inputting Quest project #7981934 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.  An optional paper set of the proposal forms and specifications for individual use may be obtained from the office of the Engineer, DGR Engineering, 1302 South Union Street, P.O. Box 511, Rock Rapids, IA 51246, telephone 712-472-2531, Fax 712-472-2710, e-mail, upon payment of $75.00, none of which is refundable.  

All bids shall be made on bid forms furnished by the Engineer and shall be accompanied by bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond, made payable to the City of Luverne, 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.

Payment to the Contractor will be made on the basis of ninety-five 

percent (95%) upon certification of work completed; five percent (5%) 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 May 23, 2022. See the

specifications for more details on construction timing requirements.

The City reserves the right to defer acceptance of any proposal for a period 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 City.

Dated this 11th day of August, 2021.


By /s/ Jessica Mead               

City Clerk


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