Advertisement for Bids: Furnishing Padmount Switchgear And Primary Power Cable

Sealed bids will be received by the City Administrator’s Office of the City of Redwood Falls/Public Utilities, Minnesota (RFPU) at City Hall at 333 South Washington Street, Redwood Falls, MN, 56283, until 1:15 P.M. on the 10th day of March 2020, for Furnishing Padmount Switchgear And Primary Power Cable, at which time the bids shall be publicly opened and read aloud.

The material required is as follows:

• 15 kV Padmount Switchgear (Air-insulated)
• 15 kV Primary Power Cable

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

All bids shall be made on proposal 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 City of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid, which security becomes the property of RFPU in the event the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and post satisfactory Performance and Payment Bonds.

Material suppliers desiring a copy of the bid forms and specifications for individual use may obtain them from the office of DGR Engineering, Rock Rapids, Iowa, telephone (712) 472-2531, fax (712) 472-2710, website www.dgr.com, e-mail dgr@dgr.com, no deposit required.

Payment to the Supplier will be made on the basis of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price of the material within thirty-one (31) days of receipt of the equipment in acceptable condition and associated invoice.

Delivery of the materials may start after execution of Contract Documents. All materials shall be delivered by the dates set in the Specifications.

RFPU reserves the right to defer acceptance of any bid for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days after the date bids are received and no bid may be withdrawn during this period. RFPU 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 Municipal Electric Utility.

CITY OF REDWOOD FALLS/PUBLIC UTILITIES, MINNESOTA

By /s/ Chuck Heins
Public Utilities Superintendent