BOULEVARD CONVERSION. Grand Rapids Public Utilities Commission (GRPUC) is accepting sealed bids for the Crystal Lake Boulevard Overhead to Underground Conversion Project. Bids will be received at the office of the public utilities general manager located at the Public Works/Public Utilities Service Center at 500 SE 4th St. Grand Rapids, MN 55744 until the bid closing at 4 p.m., on Monday, May 12. The full RFP can be viewed on the Grand Rapids Public Utilities website. Questions about the meaning or intent of the bidding documents are to be submitted to the GRPUC. Direct comments, questions, and inquiries to: Electric Department Manager Jeremy Goodell by mail at the address above; by phone (218) 326-7182, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
BRIDGE. The Minneapolis Department of Public Works is requesting proposals for the sale, relocation, rehabilitation, and reuse of an historic bridge located in northeast Minneapolis. The historic St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, located in northeast Minneapolis along St. Anthony Parkway between University Avenue NE and Marshall St. NE, must be removed from its current location to accommodate a federally-funded bridge replacement project. Sale of the bridge is restricted to bidders who propose to purchase the bridge as a unit for the specific purpose of disassembly and reassembly in an alternate location to be used for transportation purposes only. Interested parties should contact Ole Mersinger for detailed information including the RFP, special terms & conditions, and bridge plans. Proposals are due by 4 p.m., April 30.
Ole Mersinger, PE
City of Minneapolis, Public Works
309 2nd Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55415
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SOFTWARE. Brooklyn Park invites interested vendors to submit a written proposal to provide an integrated community development software Suite. The city seeks a software solution suite from a community development software vendor to provide workflow automation and tracking services related to community development to include the following functions: parcel management; planning case tracking; inspections (building, rental, code enforcement, public health); business licensing and inspections; customer service web portal. To obtain a copy of the RFP, please visit the city of Brooklyn Park's website to view an electronic copy of the RFP. Proposals are due by 5 p.m. on May 13.
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE. Gaylord is requesting proposals from planning firms for a comprehensive plan update. Detailed information concerning the city’s RFP can be found online at www.exploregaylord.org. Submissions due by 3 p.m. on May 9. Questions regarding the RFP can be directed to: Kevin McCann, city administrator at (507) 237-2338 or email@example.com.
ENGINEERING. Elk River intends to retain a single professional consulting firm to provide professional engineering services needed to successfully implement three separate projects:
1. Design and construction of the 2015 Street and Utility Improvements
2. Design and construction of Eastern Area Trail and Mobility
3. Completion of Yale Street Feasibility
Details of this RFP are outlined in a PDF on the city’s website at www.ElkRiverMN.gov. Hover over “Government” and select “Bids and Request for Proposals.” Select “Request for Proposals – 2015 Improvements." Deadline for proposals: May 6 at 4:30 p.m. Contact Justin Femrite at (763) 635-1000 or email jfemrite@ElkRiverMN.gov.
ENGINEERING. The Isle City Council invites interested engineering firms to submit written proposals to provide city engineer serves to the city. For the full RFP, please visit our city website, www.cityofisle.com. RFP submissions are due by May 7 at 3 p.m. Questions regarding the RFP can be directed to: Tammy Pfaff, city clerk/treasurer (320) 676-3641, or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENGINEERING. Wabasha is requesting proposals from civil engineering firms for city engineering services. Detailed information concerning the city’s needs is outlined in the Request for Proposals (RFP). The ideal firm should have extensive experience in municipal engineering including planning and reviewing of construction projects (public and private), preparation of feasibility reports, construction inspection, preparation of assessment rolls, plat review, city park development, and utility studies. The ideal firm will be a full-service firm. A full copy of the RFP is available by email Cityadmin@wabasha.org or on the city’s website www.wabasha.org. Deadline for proposals is May 15 at 4 p.m. Contact person: Chad Springer, Wabasha City Administrator (651) 565-4568.
FIRE TENDER TRUCK. Monticello is requesting proposals for a fire tender truck based on the bid specifications available through the city’s website or email your request to email@example.com. Sealed bids will be received at the Monticello City Hall, 505 Walnut Street, Suite 1, Monticello, Minnesota 55362, until 10 a.m. on May 8. The bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked "Fire Tender Truck (MFD 7) Bid," provided in accordance with plans and specifications as prepared by the city. No bids will be considered unless sealed and accompanied by a cash deposit, cashier's check, certified check, or bid bond payable to the City of Monticello, for 5 percent of the amount bid; to be forfeited as liquidated damages in the event that the bid be accepted and bidder shall fail to enter promptly into a written contract and furnish the required bond. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of 30 days from the date of opening of bids. For questions, contact Fire Chief Steve Joerg at (763) 295-4111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEGAL SERVICES. Wabasha is requesting qualifications and proposals for legal services from firms experienced in municipal law. Firms may choose to be considered for either or both of the following services: 1) city attorney 2) prosecuting attorney. Wabasha is a home rule charter city amended in 1987 and operates under a Mayor/Council form of government with a full-time city administrator. The mayor and six council members are elected to four-year terms. The city has the following commissions and boards as follows: The Ambulance Commission, Planning Commission, Heritage Preservation Commission, Library Board, Police Commission, Streets/Parks Commission, Port Authority and Utility Commission. The city employs a full-time staff of 24. The city has also utilized additional firms to provide bond counsel service and to work with TIF-related development issues. A full copy of the RFP is available by email Cityadmin@wabasha.org or on the city’s website www.wabasha.org. Deadline for proposals is May 15 at 4 p.m. Contact person: Chad Springer, Wabasha city administrator (651) 565-4568.
PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT. Medina is soliciting proposals to design and install playground equipment for a new park called The Park at Fields of Medina. Deadline for submittals is May 5 at 4:30 p.m. at Medina City Hall. More information can be found on the city’s website at www.medinamn.us or call Jodi Gallup at (763) 473-8850.
REMODEL. St. Bonifacius will be accepting sealed bids from general contractors for the remodeling of an approximately 2535 sq. ft. building for purposes of a community room and a 596 sq. ft. building addition entrance. Building is located at 8535 Kennedy Memorial Drive adjacent to the city office. Plans are available at the city office for a nonrefundable fee of $50. Bids are due at the city office by May 1 at 2 p.m. The City Council will review the bid tabulation at their May 7th meeting, at which time, they may award the bid. For more information, call Martin Woody at (612)382-2423 or Rick Logelin at (952)446-1061.
TANKER TRUCK. Sealed proposals for the furnishing of one new tanker truck for use in accordance with the specifications as prepared by the Perham Fire Department will be received until 3 p.m. on May 5, then publicly opened and read aloud. Used trucks shall not be acceptable. Copies of the specifications may be obtained from: City of Perham, 125 2nd Ave NE, Perham, MN 56573 or by calling (218) 346-4455.
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