ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received for the Street Improvement District No. 2021-1, IE # J21-00-140, in New Rockford, North Dakota. Bids will be received by the City Auditor, Becky Schumacher, at the office of the Auditor, until 3:30 pm on April 4th, 2022 and then at said office all bids properly submitted will be publicly opened and read aloud. Digital copies of the Bidding Documents are available at or for a fee of $30.00. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the “Bid Documents” tab and by entering Quest Project Number 8145776 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 the Interstate Engineering office located at 1903 12th Ave SW, Jamestown, North Dakota, for a fee of $250.00 per set. The bidding and contract documents may also be examined at the same location. Any technical questions may be directed to Wade Senger at (701) 252-0234. The project will consist of the following approximate quantities: 5,900 Ton of Hot Bituminous Patching Material, Milling, Concrete Curb and Gutter, 34,000 Ton of Hot Bituminous Pavement and a complete City Wide Seal Coat. 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 City Auditor, 117 First Street South, New Rockford, ND 58356, and shall be designated that the bid is for “Street Improvement District No. 2021-1.” 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 05 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 OWNER 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 from said date of opening and to hold the three low bids and bid securities for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from said date of bid opening. The work on the improvements is to commence upon a date to be specified by the OWNER, 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 all aspects of the project except the seal coat by November 1st, 2022. The seal coat shall commence in 2023 and shall be complete by July 15th, 2023. By order of the City Council City of New Rockford, North Dakota Becky Schumacher City Auditor New Rockford, North Dakota Dated this 7th day of March, 2022. (March 12, 29 & 26, 2022) 40811