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Page Twelve N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, February 11, 2010 OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF HEARING AND LETTING NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED PLANS, SPECIFICA- TIONS, FORM OF CONTRACT AND ESTIMATE OF COST FOR THE CON- STRUCTION OF NORWALK BUSINESS CENTERPLAT 5 FOR THE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA, AND FOR THE TAKING OF BIDS THEREFORE. ......................................................................................................... . - Sealed proposals will be received by the City Clerk of the City of Norwalk, Iowa, City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa, until 10:00 A.M. on the 16" day of February, 2010, for the construction of the Norwalk Business Center Plat 5 as described in the plans and specifications heretofore on file in the office of the City Clerk. Proposals will be opened and the amount of the bids announced in said City Clerks office by the City Manager or his designee at the time and date specified above. Also, at 6:00 RM. on the 18" day of February, 2010 the City Council of said City will, in said Council Chambers, hold a hearing whereat said Council will resolve to adopt plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost and, at the time, date and place specified above, or at such time, date and place as then may be fixed, to act upon proposals and enter into contract for the construc- tion of said improvements. ~: At said hearing, the City Council will consider the proposed plans, specifica- . tions, form of contract and estimate of cost for the project, the same now being . on file in the office of the City Clerk, reference to which is made for a more detailed and complete description of the proposed improvements, and at said time and place the said Council will also receive and consider any comments/ . objections to said plans, specifications and form of contract or to the estimated cost of said improvements made by any interested party. The work to be done includes the following: Construct Grading, Sanitary Sewer, Storm Sewer, Water Main, and Paving for the Norwalk Business Center Plat 5, including all labor, equipment and mate- rials necessary for construction of approximately 568 lineal feet of 8" sanitary sewer, 2 type A manholes, two 6" services, 353 lineal feet of 8" water main, 53 ,, lineal feet of 6" water main, 1 hydrant, tee, and valve, 1 hydrant, reducer, and valve, 1 8" 11 degree bend, 1 8" 22.5 degree bend, 2 8" 45 degree bend, 2 8"x6"x8" tees, 2 6 inch valves, 2 6 inch caps, 90 lineal feet of 15" RCP Storm Sewer, 30 lineal feet of 12" storm sewer, 1 Type A Intake, 1 Type A Manhole, 1 15" FES, 212" FES, 20 tons Class D Rip Rap, 1653 square yards 7" Nonreinforced ,. PCC, 1840 SY subgrade Prep., install and remove 3050 sf of silt fence, grade finish grade, seed, and mulch 2.14 acres, traffic control, and miscellaneous as- sociated work, includiqg cleanup. All work and materials are to be in accordance with the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost now on file in the office of the City Clerk of Norwalk, Iowa, and by this reference made a part as though fully set out and incorporated herein. All bid proposals in connection thei'ewith shall be submitted to the City Clerk of said City on or before the time set forth herein. All proposals shall be made on official bidding blanks furnished by Cooper Crawford & Associates, and any ir- regularities in the official proposal will entitle the Council, at its option, to reject the proposal involved from consideration. Each proposal shall be sealed and plainly identified. Each proposal shall be made out on a blank form identical to that included in the project documents and must be accompanied in a separate sealed envelope by either (1) a certified or cashier's check, drawn on a solvent Iowa bank or a bank chartered under the laws of the United States, or a certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States, in an amount equal to 10% of the bid, or (2) a bid bond executed by a corporation authorized to contract as a surety in the State of Iowa, in the penal sum of 10% of the bid. The bid security must be made payable to THE CITY OF NORWALK, IOWA. The bid security must not contain any conditions either in the body or as an endorsement thereon. The bid security shall be forfeited to the City as liquidated damages in the event the successful bidder fails or refuses to enter into a con- tract within 10 days after the award of contract and to post bonds satisfactory to the City insuring the faithful fulfillment of the contract and the maintenance of said work. if required, pursuant to the provisions of this notice and other contract documents. Bidders shall use the bid bond form included in the spec float ons or of a corporate form approvable to the City of Norwalk. Iowa. By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa and City of Norwalk labor forces. The successful bidder(s) shall provide proof ofregistration with the Iowa Division of Labor in accordance with Chapter 91C of the Code of Iowa. The City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive infor- malities, irregularities or technicalities in any bid and to accept the bid which it deems to be in the best interest of the City. The successful bidder(s) will be required to furnish bonds in an amount equal to one hundred (100) percent of the contract price; said bonds to be issued by responsible surety approved by the City Council and shall (1) guarantee the' faithful performance of the contract and the terms and conditions therein con- tained; shall (2) guarantee the prompt payment for all materials and labor and protect and save harmless the City from claims and damages of any kind used by the operations of the Contractor: and shall (3) guarantee the work against faulty workmanship and materials for the following periods after its completion and acceptance by the City Council: 4 years The work shall commence after the March 9, 2010 preconstruction meeting, and shall be completed by June 15, 2010 The Notice to Proceed will be issued on or about April 4. 2010. Payment will be made to the Contractor based on monthly estimates in amounts equal to ninety-five (95%) percent of the contract value of the work complete(~ including materials and equipment delivered to the job during the preceding calendar month, and will be based upon an estimate prepared by the Contractor on the first day of the month subject to the approval of the Engineer. The Engineer will certify to the Council for payment of each approved esti- mate on or before the tenth (10~) day of the month. Such monthly payments shall in no way be construed as an act of acceptance for any part of the work partially or totally completed. The balance of the five (5) percent due the Con- tractor will be paid in accordance with the laws of the State of Iowa. No such partial or final payment will be due until the Contractor has certified to the City Clerk that the materials, labor and services involved it7 each estimate have been paid for in accordance with the requirements stated in the specifications. A sales tax exemption certificate will be available for all material purchased for incorporation into- the project. The contractor shall not include sales tax in their bid proposal. Liquidated damages in the following amounts per consecutive calendar da~; will be accessed for each day that the work on each contract remains uncom- pleted after the end of the contract period. CONTRACT AMOUNT Entire Project $500 Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed improve- ments, and also the prior proceedings of the City Council referring to and defin- ing said proposed improvements are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract by reference and the proposed contract shall be executed in compliance therewith. Copies of ~aid plans and specifications and form of contracl are now on file in the office of the City Clerk. Copies of the project documents may be obtained for a fee of twenty dollars ($20) from Cooper Crawford & Associates L.L.C. at 475 S. 50t~ Street, Ste. 800. West Des Moines, Iowa 50265. This notice is given by order of the City Council of the City of Norwalk, Iowa. Dated at Norwalk, Iowa. this 21~' day of January, 2010. /s/Douglas Pierce. Mayor ATTEST: /s/Jeff Rosien. City Clerk Published in the North Warren Town and County News, and the Record th Herald on the 11 day of February, 2010. SUBSCRIBE .TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 MCFARLAND Concluded from p. 1 NORWALK CONFERENCE STANDINGS RECORD ALL-GAMES 1975 3~d 9-5 9-10 1976 1sT 12-2 16-6 1977 1"t 10-4 16-7 1978 1"t 12-2 16-7 1979 2"a 11-3 16-8 1980 2"d 10-4 14-10 1981 1a 12-2 17-6 1982 1a 12-2 23-3 1983 1"t 14-0 19-5 1984 1"t 5-1 20-6 1985 1"t 5-1 20-7 1986 4e' 1-4 8-14 1987 1't 5-1 1988 1"t 5-1 1989 1a 11-3 1990 2"~ 9-3 1991 3rd 8-6 1992 6~ 3-11 1993 5~ 6-6 1994 7~ 4-10 18-11 16-15 20-10 16-8 17-13 10-22 12-8 9-19 Sectional Champs Sectional Champs Rated fifth in State D istrict Champs Sub-State Champs State Champions District Champions Sabatical year went to Arizon~ra Wulf was coacll District Champs D istrict Runner-up D istrict Runn or-up District Runner-up DIAGONAL 2002 9e~ 3-8 Season totals 166-75 Eleven conference championships One State Championship in 1982 9-15 313-196 District Champs Lost to Martensdale Sub-State The German iris can be chewed as a breath fresh- ener, but high doses can be toxic. 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