Public Notices

This page contains public notices that may be of interest to a wide variety of citizens, contractors, property owners and others.
Information contained on this page does not take the place of any publication required to be placed in the official newspaper of the City of Saint Peter.
For technical questions related to these notices, please contact the City Department referenced in the notice. 

For public information requests related to the notices, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 507-934-0663.
Please note that as provided for in State Statute, requests for public information may, in certain circumstances, require payment of a fee.

CURRENT NOTICES

  • REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF (5) NEW 6’ BLACK PORTABLE BENCH WITH CURVED BACK

  • REQUEST FOR BIDS - PLC AND SCADA UPGRADE PROJECT

  • REQUEST FOR BIDS - 2021 STREET SEAL COATING PROJECT

  • REQUEST FOR BIDS - 2021 ASPHALT PURCHASE

  • NOTICE OF INTENT TO MODIFY CITY CODE CHAPTER 8 "ANIMALS"

  • REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF A 3-PHASE PAD MOUNTED TRANSFORMER (2000 kVA)

  • REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF A 3-PHASE PAD MOUNTED TRANSFORMER (225 Kva)

  • REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF A NEW STEEL SHELTER KIT

  • REQUEST FOR BIDS - 2021 MINNESOTA SQUARE PARK NORTH PLAZA PROJECT

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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF (5) NEW 6’ BLACK PORTABLE BENCH WITH CURVED BACK

 

The City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works – Parks Section, is requesting formal written proposals to furnish and deliver five (5) new portable benches.  Benches must be:

 

Measurements 73” x 27” x 39” 

Color:  Black

Curved back

Constructed of 2” x 2” square tube metal 

Proposal must include cost for delivery of all benches 

            

The written proposal should be on company letterhead signed by an authorized representative of the company. 

 

Proposals to include cost of each individual bench, taxes and delivery to Saint Peter plus signature of Authorized Representative. 

 

Proposals will be received until 10:00 am on April 20, 2021 and should be sent to City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Attn: Scott Schroeder, 405 West St. Julien Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082 or by e-mail to scottsch@saintpetermn.gov.  Vendors with questions regarding this request for proposals should contact Scott Schroeder at 507-934-0670.  AA/EOE

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REQUEST FOR BIDS PLC AND SCADA UPGRADE PROJECT


 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that sealed bids for the City of Saint Peter’s PLC and SCADA Upgrade Project will be received by the office of the City Administrator, City of Saint Peter, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538 or by email at barbaral@saintpetermn.gov until 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021.   Bids will be opened and publicly read using virtual software beginning at 10:35 a.m.

 

Bid specifications and the official bid form are available here - SCADA BID FORMS. All bids must be submitted on official bid forms and delivered either by email, U.S. Mail or in person to the City Administrator’s Office.  Bids submitted other than by email must be in a sealed opaque envelope addressed to the City Administrator with the words “PLC and SCADA BID” written on the envelope.

 

Access to the virtual bid opening is available using the following link:

 

SCADA UPDATE PROJECT BID OPENING

Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:35 AM – 11:35 AM (CDT)

 

Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at   https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/480756813 

Or join from your phone at (Toll Free):  1 877 309 2073 – One-touch:  tel+18773092073,,480756813#

Access Code:   480-756-813

 

All equipment must be in compliance with OSHA standards.

 

A CERTIFIED CHECK, CASHIER’S CHECK, or BID BOND made payable to the City of Saint Peter, Minnesota, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the bid must be enclosed with the bid.  Failure to include the 5% bid security will result in the bid being disqualified from further consideration and not being read.   The City reserves the right to retain said certified check or bid bond until a contract has been awarded and signed, but no longer than thirty (30) days.  A PERFORMANCE BOND, PAYMENT BOND, CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE, and proof of WORKER’S COMPENSATION INSURANCE will be required from the successful bidder prior to execution of the contract documents.

 

No one shall withdraw a bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for the opening thereof.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects in the bids, and to award the contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the City would be best served thereby. Faxed bids or supporting documentation will not be accepted.  AA/EOE

 

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REQUEST FOR BIDS - CITY OF SAINT PETER, MINNESOTA 2021 STREET SEAL COATING


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that bids for the seal coating of approximately 130 blocks of city streets will be received and opened on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. by the City Administrator’s Office.  Bidders may email their bids to barbaral@saintpetermn.gov or deliver in person to the Administrator’s Office at 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538.

City bids are now conducted electronically.  Those interested in watching the bid opening should log-in as follows:

CITY OF SAINT PETER BID OPENINGS - 2021 SEAL COAT (10:00 A.M.)

Wed, Apr 7, 2021 10:00 AM (CDT)

Join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/960379309

Or join from your phone by calling (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 - One-touch: tel:+18668994679,,960379309#

Access Code: 960-379-309

The successful bidder will apply approximately 60.202 gallons of CRS2; the final quantity to be determined by the City based on funds available.  The Contractor will supply all equipment necessary for applying the seal coat.  City crews will prepare project sites; supply and load red rock on contractor’s trucks, assist with traffic control, and clean up excess red rock.  Price bid shall be based on estimated gallons of asphaltic oil at the bid unit price.

Contractor’s personnel must be in compliance with OSHA standards including wearing all required safety equipment.  All procedures and equipment will be in compliance with OSHA standards.

Specifications including the official proposal forms are available here:  2021 SEAL COAT SPECS or from the City Administrator’s Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082.  All bids must be submitted on the City’s bid forms.  Bids submitted in person must be in a sealed envelope addressed to the City Administrator with the words “Seal Coating” written on the envelope.

A CERTIFIED CHECK, CASHIER’S CHECK or BID BOND made payable to the City of Saint Peter, Minnesota, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the bid must be enclosed with the bid.  The City reserves the right to retain said certified check or bid bond until a contract has been awarded and signed, but no longer than thirty (30) days.  A PERFORMANCE BOND, CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE, and proof of WORKER’S COMPENSATION INSURANCE is also required of the successful bidder.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for the opening thereof.  In reviewing the bids, the City will consider the cost of seal coat aggregate (supplied by the City) in its award decision.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects in the bids, and to accept the bid that is in the best interest of the City. AAEOE

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REQUEST FOR BIDS - CITY OF SAINT PETER, MINNESOTA 2021 ASPHALT PURCHASE


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that bids for the City of Saint Peter’s 2021 Asphalt Purchase will be received and opened on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 10:30 A.M.  Bidders may email their bids to barbaral@saintpetermn.gov or deliver in person to the Administrator’s Office  at 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota  56082-2538.

City bids are now conducted electronically.  Those interested in watching the bid opening should log-in as follows:

2021 ASPHALT PURCHASE BID OPENING

Wed, Apr 7, 2021 10:30 AM (CDT)

Join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/899303573 

Join from your phone (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 - One-touch: tel:+18668994679,,899303573#

Access Code: 899-303-573

The successful bidder will supply approximately 3,400 tons of asphalt; the final quantity to be determined by the City based on funds available.  Price bid shall be per ton of product.

Specifications including the official proposal forms are available here ASPHALT BID SPECS or from the City Administrator’s Office, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, Minnesota 56082.  All bids must be submitted on the City’s bid forms.  Bids submitted in person must be in a sealed envelope addressed to the City Administrator with the words “ASPHALT PURCHASE” written on the envelope.

No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for the opening thereof.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive defects in the bids, and to accept the bid that is in the best interest of the City. AAEOE


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NOTICE OF INTENT TO MODIFY CITY CODE – CHAPTER 8

 

As required by State law, the following information shall serve as the City of Saint Peter’s intent to modify the City Code Chapter 8 “Animals” with language that would allow for the keeping of bees on private property.  The following ordinance will be considered by the City Council at the regular City Council meeting of Monday, April 12, 2021.   For more information on City Council meetings or to make comment on the proposed Code modification, please contact the City Administrator’s Office (507-934-0663), 227 South Front Street.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SAINT PETER CITY CODE CHAPTER  8 “ANIMALS”, ARTICLE IV “FARM, WILD, AND EXOTIC ANIMALS” AND ADOPTING BY REFERENCE SAINT PETER CITY CODE CHAPTER 1 SECTION 1-6, WHICH, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CONTAIN PENALTY PROVISIONS

WHEREAS, the City Council has adopted a Code of ordinances; and

WHEREAS, the City Code does not currently allow for the keeping of honey bees within the City limits; and

WHEREAS, City Council has discussed allowing honey bees on private property under specific circumstances; and

WHEREAS, the City Code needs to be modified to allow for keeping of honey bees within the corporate limits of the City of Saint Peter.

NOW, THEREFORE THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PETER, NICOLLET COUNTY, MINNESOTA, DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:

 Section 1.  Saint Peter City Code, Chapter 8 “Animals”, Article IV “Farm, Wild, And  Exotic Animals” is hereby modified as follows:

ARTICLE IV – FARM, WILD AND EXOTIC ANIMALS

Sec. 8-227.     Definitions.

             The following words, terms, and phrases, when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:

             Animals.

 (1)        The term “animals” includes farm animals and all other animals (wild or domestic), reptiles, game fish and feathered birds or fowl.

(2)        Exceptions:

            (a)        Dogs, cats, nongame fish.

            (b)        gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, canaries, parakeets, rabbits, chickens, and honey bees.

            (c)        also excepted are ducks, geese and game fish in any publically owned body of water.

 Farm animals mean cattle, horses, mules, sheep, goats, swine, ponies, ducks, geese, turkeys, and guinea hens.

Location means an individual property which also contains the primary residence of the applicant.

Sec. 8-230.     Housing.

             It is unlawful for any person to keep any animal, dog, cat, nongame fish, gerbil, guinea pig, hamster, canary, rabbit, chicken or parakeet in any structure infested by vermin, flies or insects.

 Sec. 8-231.     Treatment.

             It is unlawful for any person to treat any animal, dog, cat, nongame fish, gerbil, guinea pig, hamster, canary, rabbit, chicken or parakeet in a cruel or inhumane manner.

Sec. 8-232.     Unlawful to keep animals, dogs, cats, rabbits, honey bees for selling, trading, slaughtering purposes.

            Except as otherwise provided in this Code, it is unlawful for any person to keep or harbor or allow the breeding of any animals for the purpose of operating a business to sell, trade, slaughter or give away for slaughter.  

Section 2. – Saint Peter City Code, Chapter 8 “Animals”, Article IV “Farm, Wild, And  Exotic Animals” is hereby modified by the addition of the following:

Sec. 8-248 – Keeping of honey bees.

Sec. 8-249.     Permit Required.

It is unlawful for any person to keep any honey bees without a permit from the City.

Sec. 8-250.     Permit Fees.

Permit fees shall be set by Resolution of the Council from time to time.

 Sec. 8-251.     Permit Time.

 A permit shall be issued on an annual basis and shall expire on the 1st day of each April.

 Sec. 8-252.     Permit Requirements.

             (1)        Applicant must provide a bee hive, defined as a structure made of durable materials that provides shelter for the honey bees from the elements with the bee entry facing the house structure on the subject property.

             (2)        A maximum of two hives may only be placed in the Rear Yard, as defined in the Zoning Code, of a lot which also contains a permitted residential structure.

             (3)        Applicant must demonstrate hives are a minimum of 25 feet from any neighboring residential structure.

             (4)        The hives must be set back a minimum of seven (7) feet from any property line.

             (5)        The hives must include a Flyway Barrier such as a fence, dense vegetation, or combination of materials at a height of a minimum six (6) feet tall and ten feet (10’) wide on any side(s) of the permitted property that is within twenty-five feet (25’) of the property line. A drawing of which must be included with the permit application

              (6)       The applicant must demonstrate receipt of and maintain a certificate of completion of a honey bee keeping course from the University of Minnesota or an equivalently accredited post-secondary institution.

             (7)        Applicant must ensure a convenient source of water is available within ten feet (10’) of the hive.

 Sec. 8-253.     Limitation on Number of Hives

 No person shall keep or allow to be kept at any one lot within the City more than two (2) hives.

 Sec. 8-254.     Sanitation.

 All hives shall be maintained in a healthy, clean and sanitary condition and shall be free at all times from obnoxious odors and from the presence of rodents, vermin and other animals.

 Sec. 8-255.     Inspection and abutting property notice.

 An initial inspection of the property and hives is required before a permit will be issued.  No inspection is required for a renewal of a permit.  The hives may be inspected at any reasonable time by the City or its authorized agent.  Once inspection is completed the City shall provide written notice to all property owners within 100 feet of the subject property. Notice shall be provided via certified mail and include a copy of the approved permit application.

 Sec. 8-257.     Revocation.

The City may deny or revoke any permit application or renewal if it deems the applicant:

            (1)        Is unwilling or unable to fulfill the provisions of the Ordinance;

            (2)        Fails to comply with the provisions of the Ordinance;

            (3)        Submits inaccurate or incomplete license information;

            (4)        Fails to meet the conditions of the permit;

            (5)        Is creating a nuisance; or

            (6)        Is endangering the public health and safety.

            (7)        Has abandoned the hive(s) by failing to provide adequate water, weed removal on, in or around the hives, failure to prevent or remove other animals from the hive including parasites, remove hive if colony has absconded. Should this occur the City will also provide thirty (30) days written notice requiring the removal or eradication of the hives.  Should the owner fail to response to the demand for removal, the City will arrange for the removal and the total costs related to the action will be assessed to the property owner.

 Sec. 8-2258.   Violation – Petty Misdemeanor.

 Any violation of this Section shall be considered punishable as a Petty Misdemeanor.

Section 3.       All provisions of Chapter 1 of the Saint Peter City Code are made a part hereof and applicable to this Ordinance.

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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF A 3-PHASE PAD MOUNTED TRANSFORMER (2000 kVA)

 

The City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Electric Utility is requesting formal written proposals for the following equipment:

 

  • One (1) - 2000 kVA three-phase pad mounted transformer.  Primary voltage 13,800GY/7,970.  Secondary voltage 480/277.  

 

The transformer proposal must meet all General Requirements.  Please click here for the requirements: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS  

 

Proposals are due by 10:00 a.m. on April 7, 2021 and should be sent to City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Attention:   Jason Lee, 405 West St. Julien Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082 or by e-mail to jasonl@saintpetermn.gov.  For questions please contact Jason Lee at 507-934-0670.  AA/EOE

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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF A 3-PHASE PAD MOUNTED TRANSFORMER (225 kVA)

 

The City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Electric Utility is requesting formal written proposals for the following equipment:

 

  • One (1) - 225 kVA three-phase pad mounted transformer.  Primary voltage 13,800GY/7,970.  Secondary voltage 208/120.  

 

The transformer proposal must meet all General Requirements.   A copy of the requirements is available here 225 kVA GENERAL REQUIREMENTS.

 

Proposals are due by 10:00 a.m. on April 7, 2021 and should be sent to City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Attention:   Jason Lee, 405 West St. Julien Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082 or by e-mail to jasonl@saintpetermn.gov.  For questions, please contact Jason Lee at  507-934-0670.   AAEOE


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REQUEST FOR FORMAL WRITTEN PROPOSALS FOR PURCHASE OF A NEW STEEL SHELTER KIT

 

The City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works – Parks Section, is requesting formal written proposals to furnish and deliver a new steel shelter kit.

 

Proposals will include delivery of a new steel shelter kit. Specifications for this shelter are as follows; 24’ Vented Octagon, 8’ clearance to eave, 6/12 roof pitch, polyester powder coated frame with 24 gauge multi-rib metal roofing. 

 

Contact City Staff for specifications on column pipe, vented roof options and colors.  

            

The written proposal should be on company letterhead and must include the following information: 

 

Proposals to include cost of shelter, taxes and freight to Saint Peter plus signature of Authorized Representative. 

 

Proposals will be received until 10:00 am on April 8, 2021 and should be sent to City of Saint Peter, Department of Public Works, Attn: Scott Schroeder, 405 West St. Julien Street, Saint Peter, MN  56082 or by e-mail to scottsch@saintpetermn.gov.  Vendors with questions regarding this request for proposals should contact Scott Schroeder at 507-934-0670.  


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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

2021 Minnesota Square Park North Plaza

City of Saint Peter Saint Peter, MN

 

RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS:  Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received online through QuestCDN.com and at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Saint Peter, 227 South Front Street, Saint Peter, MN 56082 until 10:30am on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.  The bids will be opened and publicly read at 10:35am. Please use the link or call-in number/Conference ID below to see and/or hear the bid opening results: 

  1. GoToMeeting Link:  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/607993005 
  2. Call (Toll Free): 1 866 899 4679 or - One-touch: tel:+18668994679,,607993005#, Access Code: 607-993-005

 

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:  The work includes the construction of approximately:  

 

4” Concrete Walk

1700

SF

 

Concrete Pavement Sawing

2000

LF

7” Concrete Pavement

6700

SF

 

Architectural Concrete Texture and Finish

360

SF

7” Colored Concrete Pavement

500

SF

 

Cast Stone Cap

136

LF

 

 

 

 

Structural Concrete for Planter Wall

32

CY

 

together with numerous related items of work, all in accordance with Plans and Specifications.  This project is subject to Responsible Contractor Certification.

 

COMPLETION OF WORK:  All work under the Contract must be complete by June 18, 2021.  An Alternate completion date of August 20, 2021 will also be considered.

 

PLAN HOLDERS LIST, ADDENDUMS AND BID TABULATION:  The plan holders list, addendums and bid tabulations will be available for download on-line at www.bolton-menk.com or www.questcdn.com.  Any addendums may also be distributed by mail, fax, or email.

 

TO OBTAIN BID DOCUMENTS:  Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.bolton‑menk.com or www.questcdn.com.  You may view the digital plan documents for free by entering Quest project #7687432 on the website’s Project Search page.  Documents may be downloaded for $45.00.  Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or info@questcdn.com for assistance in free membership registration, viewing, downloading, and working with this digital project information.  An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a nonrefundable price of $75.00 per set, which includes applicable sales tax and shipping.  Please make your check payable to Bolton & Menk, Inc. and send it to 1960 Premier Drive, Mankato, MN 56001, (507) 625-4171, fax (507) 625-4177.

 

BID SUBMITTAL:  A Bid shall be submitted no later than the date and time prescribed and at the place indicated in the advertisement or invitation to bid.  For this project, the City will be accepting both paper bids and online electronic bids through QuestCDN. To access the electronic bid form, download the project documents and click the online bidding button at the top of the advertisement.  Prospective bidders must be on the plan holders list through QuestCDN for bids to be accepted.

 

BID SECURITY: A certified check or proposal bond in the amount of not less than 5 percent of the total amount bid, drawn in favor of City of Saint Peter shall accompany each bid.

 

OWNER'S RIGHTS RESERVED:  The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract to other than the lowest bidder if, in their discretion, the interest of the Owner would be best served thereby.  AA/EOE

 

Todd Prafke

City Administrator