August 9, 2017
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
FOR THE REMOVAL, HAULING
AND LAND APPLICATION OF LIME SLUDGE
THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINNESOTA
The City Council for the City of Thief River Falls, Minnesota, shall receive sealed bids for the removal of lime sludge by hydraulic dredge from the lime ponds, hauling to a designated area and applied to the land in unifonn application. Contractor shall be licensed by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for sludge handling and application. Bids will be received by the City of Thief River Falls, 405 Third Street East, P.O. Box 528, Thief River Falls, MN 56701, until 2:00 PM CDT, August 14, 2017 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Specifications covering the materials to be furnished are on file at the office of the Water Superintendent, P.O. Box 528, Thief River Falls, Minnesota 56701, (218-681-3809) and may be obtained from that office upon request.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check or bidder’s bond acceptable to the City of Thief River Falls in an amount equal to at least five (5) percent of the total amount of the bid, payable without condition to the City of Thief River Falls, Minnesota.
In case the successful bidder fails to enter into and complete a contract as required by law, within the specified number of days after the award of the contract, such check or bond will be forfeited to the City of Thief River Falls as liquidated damages.
The City Council of the City of Thief River Falls, Minnesota reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of forty-five (45) calendar days after the date of opening the bids and may reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularities, and to award the contract as it deems to be for the best interest of the City of Thief River Falls.
Dated this 25th day of July, 2017.
/s/ Rodney Otterness
City of Thief River Falls
August 9, 2017