ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received for the “Airfield Pavement Rehabilitation” IE project # EC22-00-106, in Ellendale, North Dakota. Bids will be received by the Ellendale Municipal Airport Authority, at the office of Interstate Engineering, located at 1903 12th Avenue SW, Jamestown, ND 58401 until 1:30 P.M. (CT) on Wednesday, April 12th 2023, and then at said office all bids properly submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids can also be mailed to PO Box 2035, Jamestown, North Dakota 58402. Digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at or for a fee of $37.00. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bid Documents” tab and by entering Quest Project Number 8395503 on the “Search Projects” page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at (952) 233-1632 or Paper copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from Interstate Engineering located at 1903 12th Avenue SW, Jamestown, ND, for a fee of $110.00 per set. The bidding and contract documents may also be examined at the same location. Any technical questions may be directed to Benjamin Aaseth, PE at (701) 269-3962. The project will consist of: Pavement Surface Preservation & Taxiway Reconstruction Each bid will be submitted on the basis of a cash payment for work. It will be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to the above-mentioned Interstate Engineering, 1903 12th Avenue SW, Jamestown, ND 58401, and shall be designated that the bid is for “Airfield Pavement Rehabilitation”. The bid shall be accompanied by a Bidder’s Bond in a separate envelope in the amount of five percent (5%) of the full amount of the bid, executed by the Bidder as Principal and by a Surety Company authorized to do business in North Dakota. If the Principal’s bid is accepted by the OWNER and the contract awarded, the principal, within ten (10) days after the Notice of Award, will be required to execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of the principal’s bid and any requirements and conditions of the OWNER. A Contractor’s Bond, as required by Section 48 01.2-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, shall be included with the executed Contract Documents. The Bid Security shall be as required in Section 48 01.2-05 of the North Dakota Century Code. All bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their bids, as required by Section 43 07 07 of the North Dakota Century Code and a copy of the license or certificate of renewal thereof issued shall be enclosed in the required bid bond envelope. No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to Bond and Licenses, and any deficient bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the Bidder immediately. The Ellendale Municipal Airport Authority retains the right to reject any or all of the bids submit¬ted and to waive any informality in any bid and to hold all bids for a period not to exceed thirty (30) days and to hold the three low bids and bid securities for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of bid opening. The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Federal Labor Laws, including minimum wage rate decisions of the United States Department of Labor, which are contained in the advertised specifications. Bidders and sub-bidders are required to comply with Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (1518, 36 F.R. 7340) promulgated by the United States Secretary of Labor, in accordance with Section 107 of the contract work hours and safety standards act, (82 Stat. 96) not requiring any laborer or mechanic to work in surroundings or under working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to their health and safety. The Owner, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq) and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration of an award. A Contractor having 50 or more employees who may be awarded a contract of $50,000 or more and subcontractors having 50 or more employees and who may be awarded a subcontract of $50,000 or more will be required to maintain an affirmative action program, the standards for which are contained in the advertised specifications. (41 CFR 60-1.40). Contractor will be required to submit a certification of non-segregated facilities from all subcontractors for subcontracts exceeding $10,000.00. Contractors are subject to the Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246, as amended), provisions of which are contained in the advertised specifications. Contractors are subject to the provisions of 49 CFR Part 30, Denial of Public Works Contracts to suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries that Deny Procurement market Access to U.S. Contractors. The bidder shall submit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise information to the Owner. Contract award is contingent upon compliance with the DBE requirements. The goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation is 3.47%, Race Conscious, of the contract cost. The work on the improvements is to commence upon a date to be specified by the Airport Authority, notice of which will be given to the suc¬cessful bidder ten (10) days in advance of the start of construc¬tion. The Contractor will be required to commence construction, and in an approved sequence, complete the total project within 30 working days. By order the Ellendale Municipal Airport Authority, Kyle Glynn - Chairman Dated this 13th day of February, 2023. (March 18 & 25; April 1, 2023) 204119