Water Restoration


Brown County Water Planning

Spring Creek Trout Stream Restoration 2014


Class of Work:  Stream Restoration

Bids Close At:  12:00 p.m., December 31, 2014




Sealed Bid Proposals will be received by the County Administrator at 14 South State St., P.O. Box 248, New Ulm, Minnesota 56073 until 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 31, at which time such bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  The work, in accordance with Plans and Specifications prepared by Wenck Associates, Inc., 1800 Pioneer Creek Center, P.O. Box 249, Maple Plain, Minnesota 55359, consists of labor, materials, tools, permits, bonds, machinery, equipment, and services including utility and transportation services necessary for:


In general, Work consists of the stream restoration.

     5,000 LF   Bank Stabilization (Root wads,

                       footer logs, brush mattress)

            1 LS   Tree Harvest and Transport

       10 Tons   Class III Fieldstone Placement

     140 Tons   Class IV Riprap Placement

     330 Tons   Class V Riprap Placement

      2,000 LF   Cedar Tree Revetments

      1,450 LF   Bank Shaping & Revegetation

      1,040 EA   Livestakes

             1 LS   Concrete Curb Fish Passage

Together with removals, traffic control, erosion control, restoration, and other related appurtenances.


A Pre-bid meeting is scheduled at the Brown County SWCD Office at 300 2nd Ave., Sleepy Eye, Minnesota 56085 at 12:00 p.m.  Following the indoor meeting we will travel to the Spring Creek Trout Stream Restoration project site north of Sleepy Eye approximately 6 miles.  The meeting and site visit are scheduled for Wednesday, December 17.  Attendance not required.


Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a “Bid Security” in the form of a certified check made payable to the “BROWN COUNTY TREASURER” (OWNER) in the amount not less than five percent (5%) of the total bid, or a surety bond in the same amount, running to the OWNER, with the surety company thereon duly authorized to do business in the State of Minnesota.  Such Bid Security to be a guarantee that the bidder will not, without the consent of the OWNER, withdraw his bid for a period of ninety (90) days after the opening of the bids, and if awarded the contract, will enter into a contract with BROWN COUNTY; and the amount of the certified check will be retained or the bond enforced by the OWNER in the case the bidder fails to do so.  All bid securities except those of the three lowest bidders will be returned within five days after the opening of bids.


Bid Proposals shall be submitted on forms furnished for that purpose.  Bids shall be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly inscribed on the outside:  “Bid Proposal for Spring Creek Trout Stream Restoration 2014, Brown County Water Planning.”  No bidder shall withdraw his bid, without the consent of the OWNER, for a period of ninety (90) days after the date for the opening thereof.  The OWNER, however, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any minor irregularities, informalities or discrepencies.  A work history detailing qualifications and past experience shall be provided within 7 days if requested by OWNER.


The Project Manual is available on QuestCDN (www.questcdn.com).  You may download the digital plan documents for $10.00 by inputting Quest Project #3614050 on the website’s project search page.  Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.


The Project Manual is also on file for inspection at the office of Wenck Associates, Inc.  Project Manual/Plan Set available with non-refundable deposit of $50.00 check per set payable to “Wenck Associates, Inc.” at:  Wenck Associates, Inc., 1800 Pioneer Creek Center, P.O. Box 249, Maple Plain, Minnesota  55359-0249, Telephone:  (763) 479-4200 and Facsimile:  (763) 479-4242.  Direct inquiries to Engineer’s Project Manager Ed Matthiesen at (763) 479-4208.

John Knisley, Water Planner

Brown County Planning and Zoning




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