Lake Byllesby Natural Area Restoration

Agency: Dakota County
State: Minnesota
Type of Government: State & Local
Caegory:
  • F - Natural Resources and Conservation Services
  • S - Utilities and Training Services
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
  • Z - Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property
Posted Date: Jan 17, 2019
Due Date: Feb 11, 2019
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Lake Byllesby Natural Area Restoration


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?Dakota County is seeking bids from qualified contractors for the first phase of restoration and enhancement of Lake Byllesby Regional Park.

Bids due: Feb. 11 at 1 p.m.

Send bids to:
Dakota County Western Service Center
Physical Development Division (3rd floor)
Attn: Christian Klatt, Natural Resources Specialist
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Email: nrbids@co.dakota.mn.us

RFB - Lake Byllesby Natural Area Restoration
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REQUEST FOR BID
FOR
DAKOTA COUNTY
Lake Byllesby Regional Park:
Natural Areas Restoration, Phase I
Bid Submission:
1. Bids may be submitted electronically to NRBids@co.dakota.mn.us before
the submission deadline (preferred).
-OR-
2. Bids may be mailed or hand-delivered to:
Dakota County Western Service Center (WSC)
Physical Development Division (3rd floor)
Attn: Christian Klatt, Natural Resources Specialist
14955 Galaxie Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Submission Deadline and Bid Opening:
2/11/2019 by 1:00 pm
Western Service Center Room 104
Pre-bid Site Meeting:
1/22/2019 at 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Maintenance Shop, Lake Byllesby Regional Park
8150 295th St. E
Cannon Falls, MN 55009
Project Contact:
Christian Klatt, Natural Resources Specialist
952-891-7947
christian.klatt@co.dakota.mn.us
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Contents
INVITATION FOR BIDS.............................................................................................................................................................3
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS..................................................................................................................................................4
GENERAL CONDITIONS...........................................................................................................................................................6
G-1 Definitions: ..................................................................................................................................................................6
G-2 Owner-Contractor Contract .........................................................................................................................................7
G-3 Contract Documents ....................................................................................................................................................7
G-4 Stoppage of Work ........................................................................................................................................................7
G-5 Correction of Work......................................................................................................................................................7
G-6 Hold Harmless and Indemnification ............................................................................................................................7
G-7 Independent Contractor Clause....................................................................................................................................7
G-8 Payment: ......................................................................................................................................................................7
G-9 Contractor’s Insurance:................................................................................................................................................8
G-10 Performance Bond and Payment Bond ........................................................................................................................9
G-11 Release and Waiver. ....................................................................................................................................................9
G-12 Ordination of Documents: ...........................................................................................................................................9
G-13 Use of the Site..............................................................................................................................................................9
G-14 Sanitary Facilities ......................................................................................................................................................10
G-15 Conflict of Interest .....................................................................................................................................................10
G-16 Schedule.....................................................................................................................................................................10
G-17 Project Meetings/Updates ..........................................................................................................................................10
G-18 Standard Assurances..................................................................................................................................................10
G-19 Public Records and Request for Confidentiality ...................................................................................................10
G-20 Explanation of Scope of Work...................................................................................................................................11
G-21 Submittals ..................................................................................................................................................................13
G-22 Special Conditions .....................................................................................................................................................13
BID FORM .................................................................................................................................................................................15
General Project Specifications ....................................................................................................................................................21
Restoration and Enhancement Tasks...........................................................................................................................................24
Anticipated Schedule ..................................................................................................................................................................32
Performance Standards................................................................................................................................................................33
Attachment A: Project Maps .......................................................................................................................................................37
Attachment B: List of Woody Species Designated for Removal ................................................................................................47
Attachment C: Herbaceous Exotic Species List ..........................................................................................................................48
Attachment D: Standard Assurances ...........................................................................................................................................49
Attachment E: Insurance .............................................................................................................................................................51
Attachment F: Sample Contract ..................................................................................................................................................54
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Request for Bid for Lake Byllesby Phase I
INVITATION FOR BIDS
1.
Sealed bids for restoration and enhancement of “Lake Byllesby Phase I” will be received either
electronically at NRBids@co.dakota.mn.us (electronic submittal is preferred) or by mail/hand-delivery at
the Western Service Center, Parks Department, Natural Resources Program, 14955 Galaxie Avenue,
Apple Valley, MN, 55124, attn.: Christian Klatt, Natural Resources Specialist, until 1:00 p.m. local time on
2/11/2019. Bid opening will immediately follow in Conference Room 104.
2.
Bids will be based upon this invitation, the attached contract documents, general conditions, supplemental
or special conditions, project scope, specifications, drawings and requirements. Single bids will be
received for the total work.
3.
Bids will be accepted only on the bid forms included in the bid document unless otherwise noted. Fill in all
items on the bid form submitted, sign and date same.
4.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or corporate surety bond in an
amount equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid, as bid security.
5.
The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond each in
an amount equal to the total bid. Original bid bonds are not required; however the authenticity of bonds will
be verified immediately following the bid opening.
6.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids received, waive any informalities and irregularities in
the bidding or bids received, and accept any Alternate Bids (if applicable) in any order, number, or
combination between the same or different bidders, together or separate from any Base Bid.
7.
Work shall be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder meeting specified requirements. The County will
use the following evaluation criteria to determine qualified/responsible bidders:
Experience performing a natural resource project similar in
5 points
size and scope to the one described in this solicitation within
the last five years, to the satisfaction of the owner*
· For each additional natural resource project qualifying 1 point each
under the above category, up to a maximum of 2 additional (3
total)*
Can demonstrate that the Project Manager or Supervisor AND 5 points
Field Crew Leader that would be assigned to this project has
had substantial recent experience in a natural resource project
similar in size and scope
Does not have a history of complaints by Dakota County
Deduct 1 point for each instance
regarding the quality of the work of projects within the last five where performance did not meet
years, including history of instances where Contractor
Dakota County’s expectations or
demonstrated poor performance, failed to perform according specifications
to the project specifications, time limits, or any other provision
of previous contracts with the County
*Bidder shall include up to three reference projects of similar size and scope to the one described in this
solicitation for evaluation purposes.
A bidder will not be considered for this project unless the bidder receives a rating of at least 10 points, as
determined by the County, using the above system for assigning points. A contractor that receives a
deduction of 3 points or greater will be disqualified from the solicitation and will not be considered a
responsible contractor. The County will award the contract to the bidder whose bid price, quality, and
experience best conform to the overall interests of the County.
8.
Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after the opening.
9.
All questions regarding this project will be directed to the attention of Christian Klatt, Natural Resources
Specialist at 952-891-7947 or emailed to christian.klatt@co.dakota.mn.us.
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Request for Bid for Lake Byllesby Phase I
DAKOTA COUNTY
PARKS DEPARTMENT
INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS
1. By submitting a bid, the bidder represents that it has read and understands the contract documents and
that the bid is for a complete project.
2. By submitting a bid, the bidder further represents that it has inspected the site of the proposed work to
ascertain any obstacles that might be encountered and other matters and conditions relevant to the work.
3. The nature of the work required demands thorough review of all contract documents and diligent and
careful site inspection by all prospective bidders as a means of determining the extent of work and
conditions under which work is to be performed.
4. Additional charges will not be considered for work that, prior to bidding, could reasonably be inferred as
appropriate by examination of specifications, visiting the site, and closely reviewing the work as indicated
above.
5. Bid Security: Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or corporate surety bond
in an amount equal to five (5%) percent of the base bid pledging that the bidder will enter into a contract
with the County on the terms stated in the bid and will furnish bonds as hereunder described covering the
faithful performance of the Contract and the payment of all obligations arising thereunder.
6. Performance and Payment Bonds: If awarded a Contract, the bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and
a Labor and Material Payment Bond, each written for the full amount of the contract sum covering the
faithful performance of the Contract and the payment of all obligations arising thereunder. Bonding
requirements are noted on the Bid Form.
The sureties issuing the bonds shall be authorized to conduct surety business in the State of Minnesota
with an underwriting limitation equal to or greater than the penal sum of the bonds to be furnished.
Submit a copy of bonds to the County’s Project Manager on or before the submission deadline. Provide
original bonds at the request of the Project Manager following the bid opening.
7. Availability of Site: The site will be available for restoration activities immediately upon execution of the
Contract and Contractor’s receipt of the Notice to Proceed from the County.
8. Consideration of Bids / Bidder Qualifications: The Bid will be awarded to the lowest responsible bidder
who meets specifications. Determination of the lowest responsible bidder will be based upon the total cost
and any other criteria required by the County to verify bidder qualifications to complete the work.
The Owner may make such investigation as it deems necessary to determine the ability of the bidder to
perform the work. The bidder will be required to furnish to the Owner all such information and data for this
purpose as may be requested. The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if evidence submitted by or
investigations fail to satisfy the condition that such bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations
of the contract and to complete the work contemplated therein.
9. State Excise, Use or Sales Tax: In submitting a bid, the bidder shall include in the amounts all state
excise, use or sales tax on materials, supplies, and equipment to be provided by contractors and
subcontractors, if any, as required by the State of Minnesota.
10. Notice to Proceed: The Bidder must agree to commence work on a date to be specified by the County in
the written “Notice to Proceed” and to complete the Project within the contract time stated in the Bid Form
or contract.
11. Laws and Regulations: By submitting a bid, the bidder acknowledges that all applicable federal and state
laws, municipal ordinances, and the rules and regulations of the authorities having jurisdiction over
construction and completion of this project apply to the Contract throughout, and they will be deemed to be
included in the Contract the same as though herein written in full. Any inspections required by any Federal,
State or Local agencies will be arranged and paid by the bidder. Bidder will strictly comply with and follow
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all applicable Federal, State and Local statutes, laws, rules, regulations and ordinances including OSHA
regulations, Equal Employment and non-discrimination requirements.
12. Permits, Licenses and Fees: Contractor shall obtain all necessary permits and licenses required by federal
or state law and municipal ordinances. Required permits and licenses may include: Aquatic Plant
Removal and Transplant Permits (MNDNR), Commercial Pesticide Applicator’s License (MDA), Burn
permits and variances (Local and MNDNR).
13. Bid Form:
a. Complete and submit one copy of the Bid Form.
b. Fill in all blanks on the Bid Tab spreadsheet electronically. Be sure to add all costs in right column and
at the bottom of each section where it says “Subtotal”.
c. Prepare and include all required submittals listed in G-21.
d. For paper bids, initial any alteration, correction or deletion to the bid, and in case of a corporate bidder,
by a duly authorized officer, prior to submission of bid. Bid will be rejected if changes are not correctly
initialed.
e. Bids will be received for the specified material and equipment only.
f. Include all labor, material, equipment, incidental costs and sales or use taxes for incorporation of unit
prices into the base bid according to the specifications.
g. Do not insert any conditions not contained in the Contract Documents unless the specifications
indicate that alternative materials, equipment, or methods will be considered.
h. Dakota County may reject any or all bids received, waive any informalities and irregularities in the
bidding or bids received, and accept any Alternate Bids (if applicable) in any order, number, or
combination between the same or different bidders, together or separate from any Base Bid.
i. Include the date the bid was signed by the bidder.
j. Any unopened bid may be withdrawn by the bidder prior to the scheduled time for opening of bids or
authorized postponement thereof.
k. Indicate any addendum received on the Bid Form spreadsheet. If none - write "none."
l. Submit the bid package, including the Bid Form, spreadsheet and required submittals on or prior to the
stated bid time and date. Either:
Submit bid documents in a sealed envelope clearly labeled
"SEALED BID ENCLOSED Lake Byllesby Phase I
-or-
Submit bid package electronically to NRBids@co.dakota.mn.us with the following subject line:
"SEALED BID ENCLOSED Lake Byllesby Phase I
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