Unfair discriminatory Practices, it will affirmatively assure that on any project constructed pursuant to this advertisement equal employment opportunity will be offered to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, or age;
in accordance with the Minnesota Human Rights Act, Minnesota Statute 363A.36 Certificates of Compliance for Public Contracts, and 363A.37 Rules for Certificates of Compliance, it will assure that appropriate parties to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement possess valid Certificates of Compliance.
If you are not a current holder of a compliance certificate issued by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights and intend to bid on any job in this advertisement you must contact the Department of Human Rights immediately for assistance in obtaining a certificate.
The following notice from the Minnesota Department of Human Rights applies to all contractors:
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that Minnesota Statute, section 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 are incorporated into any contract between these parties based on this specification or any modification of it. A copy of Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules, parts 5000.3400 to 5000.3600 is available upon request from the contracting agency."
"It is hereby agreed between the parties that this agency will require affirmative action requirements be met by contractors in relation to Minnesota Statute 363A.36 and Minnesota Rules 5000.3600. Failure by a contractor to implement an affirmative action plan or make a good faith effort shall result in revocation of its certificate or revocation of the contract (Minnesota Statute 363A.36, Subd. 2 and 3)."
A minimum goal of 5.7 % Good Faith Effort to be subcontracted to Disadvantaged Business Enterprises.
Proposals and specifications may be obtained at the Faribault County Public Works, 5th and Walnut Streets, P.O. Box 325, Blue Earth, Minnesota 56013 Phone (507) 526-3291
Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond, made payable to the Faribault County Treasurer, for at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid.
The board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities therein.
John McDonald, P.E.
May 10, 17, 24, 2010
STATE OF MINNESOTA
COUNTY OF FARIBAULT
FIFTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Court File No. PR 10 209
In Re: Estate of
John F. Butler
aka Jack F. Butler
NOTICE OF AND ORDER FOR HEARING ON
FORMAL PROBATE OF WILL AND APPOINTMENT OF
REPRESENTATIVE AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS
It is Ordered and Notice is given that on June 15, 2010, at 10:30 o’clock A.M., a hearing will be held in this Court at Blue Earth, Minnesota, on a petition for the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the decedent’s Will dated April 21, 2004, and for the appointment of Leonora Butler, whose address is 812 1st Ave. NW, Winnebago, MN 56098 and Michael Butler, whose address is 2357 310th Ave., Winnebago, MN 56039 as personal representatives of the decedent’s estate in an unsupervised administration.
Any objections to the petition must be raised at the hearing or filed with the Court prior to the hearing. If the petition is proper and no objections are filed or raised, the personal representative will be appointed with full power to administer the decedent’s estate, including the power to collect all assets, pay all legal debts, claims, taxes and expenses, to sell real and personal property, and do all necessary acts for the decedent’s estate.
Notice is further given that, subject to Minn. Stat. §524.3-801, all creditors having claims against the decedent’s estate are required to present the claims to the personal representative or to the Court within four (4) months after the date of this notice or the claims will be barred.
BY THE COURT
Douglas L. Richards, Judge
Deputy Court Administrator
Dated: May 6, 2010
KRAHMER & NIELSEN, P.A.
Fred C. Krahmer
204 Lake Ave Ste 201
Fairmont, MN 56031
May 17, 24, 2010
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Elmore, MN
202 South Highway 169
Elmore, MN 56027
Separate sealed Bids for the construction of:
Wastewater Stabilization Pond Construction and Rehabilitation (including concrete riprap removal, earthwork,
biosolids removal and disposal, drain tile construction, synthetic liner installation, sewer piping and manhole construction, seeding, erosion control, aggregate surfacing and fencing), Lump Sum; 4450 LF 8” PVC Forcemain; Submersible Lift Station Pump and Control Upgrades; Electrical Generator Installation; together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with the Plans and Specifications will be received by the City of Elmore at the office of the City Clerk, 202 South Highway 169, Elmore, Minnesota 56027 until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 10, 2010, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:
Bolton & Menk, Inc., 219 North Main Street, Fairmont, MN 56031
Bolton & Menk, Inc., all other Minnesota Offices
City of Elmore, 202 South Highway 169, Elmore, MN 56027
Mankato Builders Exchange, 75 Navaho Avenue, Mankato, MN 56001-4830
Minneapolis Builders Exchange, 1123 Glenwood Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55405-1491
PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addendums and bid tabulation will be available on-line at www.bolton-menk.com. Any addendums will be mailed or faxed to all planholders.
TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 (non-refundable) by inputting Quest project # 1185981 on the website’s Project Search page. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a price of $100.00 per set (refundable less $20.00 within 30 days of bid opening), which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check to payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc., 219 North Main, Fairmont, MN 56031-1833, for each set obtained. Please contact us at 507-238-4738, fax 507-238-4732 if you have any questions.
OTHER: This contract is expected to be funded in whole or in part using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Section 1605 of the ARRA prohibits the use of these funds unless all iron, steel, and manufactured goods are produced in the United States. All iron and steel manufacturing processes must take place in the United States, except for metallurgical processes involving refinement of steel additives. There is no requirement for the origin of components and subcomponents of manufactured goods. Products listed at 48 CFR 25.104(a) have been determined to be unavailable in the United States and if required for the project may be purchased from foreign sources. No unauthorized use of foreign iron, steel, and/or manufactured goods will be allowed on this project.
THIS PROJECT IS BEING FUNDED BY THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT (ARRA). Please note that Davis-Bacon Wage Rates, Minnesota Prevailing Wage Rates and “Buy American” Provisions are required.
/s/ Dianne Nowak
May 17, 24, 31, 2010
CITY OF BLUE EARTH
The Blue Earth Planning Commission has scheduled a hearing at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2010 in the Council Chambers of City Hall to consider a variance to construct an oversized garage for Allen Maloney, 1021 E. Fourth Street, Blue Earth, MN:
The applicant requests a variance to construct an oversized garage (32ft. x 40ft.) in a residential district legally described as Lots nine (9) & ten (10) in Block fifty six (56) as designated upon the recorded Original Plat of Blue Earth City (now the City of Blue Earth), Faribault County, Minnesota.
All interested persons are welcome to attend.
By Order of the Blue Earth Planning Commission
May 24, 2010
DOCUMENT 00100 -
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2010 Airport Improvements
Blue Earth Municipal Airport
Blue Earth, MN
RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Blue Earth, 125 West Sixth Street, Blue Earth, MN, 56013-0038 until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2010, at which time the bids will be opened and publicly read.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK: The work includes the construction of approximately:
Phase 1 and 2 Taxiway A / Parallel Taxiway B Construction / Filtration Basin Construction / Apron Area Improvements
Airport Safety Control 1.00 LS
4’ Chain Fence 385 LF
Provide & Install Low Profile
Airport Barricade 83 EA
4’ Pedestrian Gate 2 EA
Provide & Install Temporary
Safety Fence 3,300 LF
12” RCP 1,731 LF
Provide & Install Runway Closure Marker
(Non-Lighted) 4 EA
15” RCP 127 LF
Remove Underdrain 1,650 LF
18” RCP 229 LF
Mill & Remove Bituminous Pavement, Haul & Stockpile
at City Site (6 mi.) 11,360 SY
4” Perf PE
Pipe Drain 8,421 LF
Salvage Aggregate CL7,
from Stockpile (Fill Muck Excavation) (LV) 2,000 CY
6” PE Pipe Tile 5,945 LF
(CV) (P) 73,008 CY
10” PE Tile 918 LF
Muck Excavation (Subgrade Excavation) (CV) 1,450 CY
6” Perf PE Pipe Drain with Filter Aggregate in Sediment Basin 1,867 LF
Borrow Excavation (From Onsite) (CV) 3,364 CY
6” Perf PE Pipe Drain with Filter Aggregate in Sediment Basin 229 LF
Geotextile Fabric Type V, Nonwoven 77,000 SY
Concrete Valley Gutter 160 LF
Haul & Sockpile Excess Salvaged Aggregate / Bituminous at City Site (6 ML) (LV) 9,230 CY
Silt Fence, Type Macine Sliced 4,965 LF
Haul & Stockpile Excess Salvaged Topsoil, at City Site (6 ML) (LV) 28,492 CY
Temporary Ditch Check,
Type 2 2,000 LF
(Mn/DOT Mix 190) 3.50 AC
Porous Aggregate #2 Base Course (CV) 4,230 CY
(Mn/DOT Mix 260) 17.00 AC
(CV) 7,450 CY
Topsoil Placement (Obtained Onsite & Removed from Stockpile) (CV) 14,679 CY
Crushed Aggregate Base Course (CV) 1,685 CY
Mulching (Type 4) 11.72 AC
6” Portland Cement Concrete Pavement 8,580 SY
Mulching (Type 6) 8.40 AC
6” Portland Cement Concrete Pavement (High Early Strength) 5,380 SY
#8 5 KV Cable,
Installed in Duct 5,000 LF
Joint Sealing Filler,
Concrete 25,062 LF
#6 600 V Cable,
Installed in Duct 2,200 LF
Drill & Grout Dowel Bar
(Epoxy Coated) 24 EA
#10 600 V Cable,
Installed in Duct 3,000 LF
Tie Down 24 EA
2-Inch Schedule 80 PVC
or PE Duct,
Including Trench 2,000 LF
4” Concrete Walk 25 SF
4-Cell, 3-Inch Galvanized
Rigid Steel Ductbank 380 LF
(Yellow) 4,338 SF
Retroactive Marker 94 EA
(Black) 7,563 SF
Airfield Guidance Sign 5 EA
(Type I) 223 LBS
L-807 Windcone (Including
new Concrete Footing) 1 EA
(Type III) 385 LF
New Apron Lighting 1.00 LS
Phase 1 and Phase 2 Taxiway A & Parallel B Bituminous Pavement – Alternate A
Crushed Aggregate Base Course (CV) 3,830 CY
Coat 1,100 GAL
Course 5,525 TON
Sawed / Sealed Joint (Bituminous) 5,420 LF
Phase 1 and Phase 2 Taxiway A and Parallel Taxiway B Concrete Pavement –
Crushed Aggregate Base Course (CV) 3,175 CY
Joint Sealing Filler,
Concrete 30,900 LF
6” Portland Cement Concrete Pavement 19,075 SY
together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications.
COMPLETION OF WORK: All Phase 1 and Phase 2 work of the Contract must be substantially complete by October 1, 2010. Final completion of all Phase 1 and Phase 2 work must be accomplished by November 1, 2010.
PLANHOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION: The planholders list, addendums and bid tabulation will be available on-line at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com. Any addendums will be mailed and/or faxed to all planholders.
PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held on Monday, June 7, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at Blue Earth City Hall, 125 West Sixth Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota. The purpose of the meeting will be to familiarize all concerned persons with the project and conditions at the airport.
FUNDING SOURCES: The City of Blue Earth, Minnesota, Federal Aviation Administration, and the Mn/DOT Office of Aeronautics are sources of funding for this project.
FEDERAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS: The following Federal Requirements for Construction Contracting are incorporated by reference and apply to this project:
Buy American Preferences (Title 49 United States Code, CHAPTER 501)
Foreign Trade Restriction: Denial of Public Works Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Procurement Market Access to U.S. Contractors (DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 30)
Davis Bacon Act (DOL Regulations 29 CFR Part 5)
Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Oppor-tunity (Executive Order 11246 and DOL Regulation 41 CFR PART 60)
Government wide Debarment and Suspension and Government wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace (DOT Regulation 49 CFR PART 29)
DISADVANTAGE BUSINESS ENTERPRISES (DBE): The City hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disad-vantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and/or proposals and will not be subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, or national origin.
LIFE CYCLE COST ANALYSIS (LCCA) OF PAVEMENT BID ALTERNATES: The Owner hereby notifies all bidders that an alternative combined bid of the Base Bid plus Alternate A – Bituminous Pavement or Alternate B – Concrete Pavement is being requested. Upon receipt of the total combined Base Bid plus Alternatives A or B, a Life Cycle Cost Analysis will be performed on each of the lowest responsible Alternate A and B bids submitted to determine the pavement alternate to be awarded. The Owner reserves the right to award the Contract to the lowest Alternate A or B that meets the specification requirements and has the lowest Present Worth Value determined by an LCCA for a 20 year design life. The Instructions to Bidders specify the factors to be analyzed for the Present Worth Value of the lowest Alternate A or Alternate B bids.
TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS: Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn. com. You may download the digital plan documents for $20.00 by inputting Quest project #1194933 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn. com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a (non-refundable) price of $100.00 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping. Please make your check to payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc., 219 North Main Street, Fairmont, MN 56031-1833, for each set obtained. Please contact us at 507-238-4738, fax 507-238-4732 if you have any questions.
BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Blue Earth shall accompany each bid.
OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED: The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.
Dated: May 14, 2010
/s/ Kathy Bailey,
May 24, 31, June 7, 2010
Request for Proposals
Notice is hereby given that Faribault County will accept Proposals for group Basic and Supplemental Life & AD&D, and Group Short Term Disability Insurance benefits until 3pm June 23rd, 2010.
Request for Proposal specifications may be obtained from Integrity Employee Benefits at 866-437-7977, or email email@example.com.
Faribault County reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, waive formalities, and to make the award that is in the best interests of the county. Faribault County desires a long-term relationship for this program and will maintain so, as long as cost and services are satisfactory.
May 24, 31, 2010
Deadline for Public Notices is Wednesday at 12:00 Noon for the next Mondays issue. All copy information must be in our office by noon. If you need to place a public notice legal please email your legal to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 507-526-4080 or mail to our office: Faribault County Register, PO Box 98, 125 North Main Street, Blue Earth, MN. Thank you.
Faribault County Register Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.