The Ankeny City Council meetings are now being held in person and are open for the public to attend.
Council will continue a hybrid version by offering electronic means to the meeting as well. Bids received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.
Pursuant to Iowa Code Sec. The City Council may award a Contract at said meeting, or at such other time and place as shall then be announced.? Commencement of Work Work on the improvement shall be commenced any time after a written Notice to Proceed is issued, no later than March 14,and shall be completed as stated below. The Notice to Proceed will be issued after the preconstruction conference, which is expected to occur in February Contract Documents A copy of said plans, specifications, and form of contract, and estimated total cost is now on file in the office of the City Clerk and may be examined at Ankeny City Hall, West First Street, Ankeny, Iowa, An electronic copy of the Contract Documents is available at www.
Project information, estimated total cost, and planholder information is available for no cost at the same link. Downlo of the Contract Documents require the user to register for a free membership at www. This fee is refundable, provided the following conditions are met: 1 The Contract Documents are returned complete and in a reusable condition, and 2 they are returned within fourteen 14 calendar days after the award of the project.
You must call in advance to reserve a paper copy. Preference of Products and Labor By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa. In accordance with Iowa statutes, a resident bidder shall be allowed a preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country if that state or foreign country gives or requires any preference to bidders from that state or foreign country, including but not limited to any preference to bidders, the imposition of any type of labor force preference, or any other form of preferential treatment to bidders or laborers from that state or foreign country.
The preference allowed shall be equal to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. In the instance of a resident labor force preference, a nonresident bidder shall apply the same resident labor force preference to a public improvement in this state as would be required in the construction of a public improvement by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident. Failure to submit a fully completed and accurate Bidder Status Form with the Proposal may result in the Proposal being deemed non-responsive and may result in the Proposal being rejected.?
The improvements include approximately 1, LF of sanitary sewer piping and five new sanitary sewer structures. Other associated improvements include connecting to the existing sanitary sewer pipe, installation of temporary sewer stubs, installation of pipe protection, and miscellaneous associated work necessary to complete the project.
The Bidder's security shall be in the amount fixed in the Instructions to Bidders and shall be in the form of a cashier's check or a certified check drawn on an FDIC insured bank in Iowa or on an FDIC insured 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; or a Bid Bond on the form provided in the Contract Documents with corporate Surety satisfactory to the City of Ankeny.
The bid shall contain no condition except as provided in the specifications.
The City of Ankeny reserves the right to defer acceptance of any bid for a period of thirty 30 calendar days after receipt of bids and no bid may be withdrawn during this period. Said Bond shall be issued by a responsible Surety approved by the City of Ankeny and shall guarantee the Ankeny escort classified performance of the Contract and the terms and conditions therein contained and shall guarantee the prompt payment of all material and labor, and protect and save harmless the City of Ankeny from claims and damages of any kind caused by the operations of the Contract and shall also guarantee the maintenance of the improvement caused by failures in materials and construction for a period of four 4 years from and after acceptance of the Contract.
Payment Payments will be made on the basis of estimates prepared by the Contractor and approved by the Engineer, solely for the purpose of payment; approval by the Engineer, or the City Council, shall not be deemed as approval or acceptance of the workmanship or materials.
Regular payments approved by the Engineer will be made following the next scheduled City Council meeting. The retainage payment will be released following acceptance of the project by the City of Ankeny and the provisions stipulated in the Iowa Code. Sales Tax Exemption The City of Ankeny will issue a sales tax exemption certificate to the Contractor for all material purchased for incorporation into the project.
Tax exemption certificates are applicable only for the specific project for which the tax exemption certificate is issued.
Completion of Work The Contractor shall fully complete the overall project within sixty 60 working days. Full completion for the overall project shall be defined as all utility, grading, and restoration construction completed, and all improvements ready for final acceptance. The City of Ankeny does hereby reserve the right to reject any or all bids, to waive informalities, and to enter into such contract, or contracts, as it shall deem to be in the best interest of the City.
Dated at Ankeny, Iowa, this 18th day of October, Published in the Des Moines Register the 29th day of October, City of Alleman City Council Meeting October 11, The regularly scheduled council meeting was called to order at p. Motion by Jones, second by Stevens to approve the consent agenda as presented.
Amount Ankeny Sanitation NAYS: none. Motion carried Adjourned: At P. Mayor Kramme asked if there was any further city business.
Next Council Meeting will be November 15, at P. Perfecting and approval of the agenda Mayor Dean O'Connor requested to approve the agenda as presented. Citizens request to address council No one came forward to speak 5.
The project was proposed to reconstruct two softball fields and two baseball fields.
Staff reached out to both leagues and explained that the bids came in over budget and asked them to each select one field for reconstruction. Softball selected field 3 and baseball selected field 4.
This bid was submitted by the other bidder, Iowa Sports Turf Management. Open hearing: pm Comments: No one came forward to speak.
Closed hearing: pm 6. Specifically, this amendment is being requested by Kwik Star to accommodate their new facility. Staff has reviewed the request and supports this amendment as Highway 65 is a major 4 lane divided highway.
The amendment will read: to include U. Highway 65 and rerouted 65 located north of Interstate 80 as eligible roadway. Closed hearing: pm The lot is 7-acres in size and the building will be 12, square feet. The lot is made up of the original three lots that were part of the rezoning in the agenda item.
Lander and Donna R. S From 2nd St. SE to 7th St. Elizabeth also discussed the new taxing formula that will be phased in over the next 8 years. Mayor and council asked questions about DART and thanked them for the update. Discuss Library CIP Requests - Kim Kietzman presented to the mayor and council a list of needed repairs and costs for the repairs for the library building.
Kim also has costs estimates for an addition to the current building. Mayor and council discussed the idea of repairing the library building and looking at sites for a possible new building.
Discuss New Sewer District Fees - Dan Scott shared with mayor and council the proposed new sewer district fees for the mud creek area. Mayor and council asked Dan to move forward with the proposed fees for this area.
Mayor and council had many concerns and questions about this and asked staff to stand by the original plat for this area. Townsend Update - Scott Atzen gave an update to mayor and council about the new windows and also the repairs for vandalism that was done.
Mayor and council also stated that they need to meet with Polk County officials about some cost sharing for this facility.
The City Council will conduct a public hearing regarding the above-described action on Monday, November 1st, at p. Persons seeking more information or wishing to comment on this proposed rezoning may review the application at City Hall during workdays from a.
To p. Absent: Bruce Schiebout.
Five staff members and twenty-six members of the general public attended in person. One staff member and fourteen members of the general public attended via conference call. Bandstra moved to approve, seconded by Branderhorst.
Branderhorst moved to approve, seconded by De Jong. Resolution No. Branderhorst moved to approve, seconded by Hopkins.
Mayor DeWaard reminded those in attendance that the next City Council meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, November 1, at p. Council reconvened to open session at p. No action was taken regarding this closed session. ZIP: 50023 50021