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(Published in the Echo Journal, December 28, 2017, January 4, 11, 18, 2018, 4t.) Advertisement for Bids 2018 Airfield Lighting Replacement Backus Municipal Airport - Backus, Minnesota SEH No. BACKU 141978 Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids will be received by the City of Backus until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Backus City Hall, 112 King St., Backus, MN 56435, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud, for the furnishing of all labor and material for the construction of 2018 Airfield Lighting Replacement. Major components of the Work include: lighting improvement and turf establishment. Bids shall be on the form provided for that purpose and according to the Bidding Requirements prepared by Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH) dated December 28, 2017. The Bidding Documents may be viewed for no cost at by selecting the Project Bid Information link at the bottom of the page and the View Plans option from the menu at the top of the selected project page. Digital image copies of the Bidding Documents are available at for a fee of $30. These documents may be downloaded by selecting this project from the PROJECT BID INFORMATION link and by entering eBidDocTM Number 542365 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 Docunet Corp. located at 2435 Xenium Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55441 (763.475.9600) for a fee of $120. A pre-Bid conference will not be held for this project. Direct all questions to the Engineer five (5) days prior to opening of bids. Bid security in the amount of 5 percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. A Contractor responding to these Bidding Documents must submit to the City/Owner a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. Bids shall be directed to the City Administrator, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper, "BID FOR 2018 AIRFIELD LIGHTING REPLACEMENT, BACKUS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT." The Airport Commission reserves the right to reject any and all Bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interests of the City. Ann Swanson City Clerk City of Backus, Minnesota