Request for Proposals

 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
TOWN OF EXCELSIOR, ABLEMAN ROAD
Sauk County, Wisconsin
The Town of Excelsior will receive sealed bids via the online electronic bid service through QuestCDN
VBid online bidding or by sealed paper copy. Sealed paper bids shall be delivered to TEAM Engineering,
Inc. located at 118E Main Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959 for the TOWN OF EXCELSIOR, ABLEMAN
ROAD Project by February 29, 2024 at 11:00 a.m., C.S.T. Both electronic and paper bids will be publicly
opened and read aloud at that time.
The work under this contract shall consist of grading, base, asphalt pulverizing, asphaltic pavement,
culvert pipes, concrete curb and gutter, salvaged topsoil, traffic control and all incidental items necessary
to complete the work as shown on the plans and included in the proposal and contract.
Bidding Documents
The Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is: TEAM Engineering, Inc., 118 E Main Street, Reedsburg, WI
53959, (608)-768-5075, [email protected].
Printed Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office for a non-refundable deposit of $60.00,
including shipping, upon Issuing Office’s receipt of payment for the Bidding Documents. Digital version of the
Bidding Documents also may be obtained online at QuestCDN.com using ebid doc#8915553 upon receipt of a
non-refundable deposit of $60.00 which includes online bid fees. Any questions may be directed to the engineer,
Mr. Jeremy F. Krachey, P.E. at Phone: (608) 988-7059 or via email at [email protected].
Bid Consideration
No bid shall be considered unless accompanied by the Proposal Agreement fully executed by the bidder.
The bidder that is awarded the contract agrees to execute the contract agreement, payment bond, and
performance bond within fifteen (15) days after the Notice of Award, begin work no later than ten (10)
days after written Notice to Proceed, and complete all work included under the terms of the contract in the
allotted time.
No proposal will be accepted unless accompanied by a certified check or bid bond equal to at least five
percent (5%) of the amount bid, payable to the OWNER as a guarantee that, if the bid is accepted, the
Bidder will execute and file the proper contract and bond within 15 days after the award of the contract.
The certified check or bid bond will be returned to the Bidder as soon as the contract is signed. If after 15
days the Bidder shall fail to do so, the certified check or bid bond shall be forfeited to the OWNER as
liquidated damages. BIDDER is required to deliver the original certified check or bid bond within 48
hours of bid opening to TEAM Engineering, Inc., 118E Main Street, Reedsburg, WI 53959. Bids may not
be withdrawn within 60 days after the date of the bid opening.
The OWNER reserves the right to increase or decrease the quantity of any item or portion of the work, or
to omit portions of the work, as may be deemed necessary by the OWNER, and the same shall in no way
affect or make void the contract, except that additions to, or deductions from, the contract price will be
appropriately made. The OWNER reserves the right to waive any informalities, or to reject any or all
bids, or any part of a bid, and to award the Contract to the Bidder, who in the judgment of the OWNER,
will best serve the interest of the OWNER. Bid security will be retained if the Bidder is awarded the
work and fails to execute the Agreement and furnish Performance and Payment Bonds.
The letting of the work described herein is subject to the provisions of Sections 66.29 and 66.293,
Wisconsin Statutes.
Published by the Authority of the: Town of Excelsior, Mr. Kurt Muchow, Town Chairman, PO Box 57, Rock Springs, WI 53961.

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Excellent Citizen Award

Current Chairman Kurt Muchow presented past Chairman Ken Nolden with the Excellent Citizen Award for his years of dedicated service to the Town of Excelsior.  

Thank you Ken!


Ableman Road Property Owners & Residents

Notice is hereby given that a quorum of the Town of Excelsior Board of Supervisors might be present for the Public Information Meeting for the 2024 Ableman Road Improvement Project scheduled for December 12th, 2023 at 6:30PM at 100 E. Broadway St., Rock Springs, WI  53961

Though no Town of Excelsior business will be acted on, this notice is being posted to comply with Wisconswin Open Meetings Law, which requires public notice to be given when a quorum of a governmental body may be gathered together, unless the event is for educational purposes only.

Posted this 28th day of November 2023, Town Hall and Website.  Sandra Meyer Swanson, Clerk

To: Ableman Road Property Owners & Residents

Re:       2024 Ableman Road Improvement Project

            Public Information Meeting – December 12, 2023 @ 6:30 p.m.

Dear Property Owner and/or Resident:

The Town of Excelsior is proposing to make improvements to Ableman Road in 2024. The project limits are from East Lake Virginia Road, south to the Railroad tracks by STH 136. The Town received a grant from the WDOT TRIP-D Program to fund 50% of the project cost.

The Town has scheduled a Public Information Meeting to be held at the Town Hall on December 12, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an overview of the proposed project and solicit input from property owners and residents.

The Town has retained Team Engineering, Inc, from Reedsburg to provide engineering services for the project. Jamie Brandt, P.E., Project Engineer, will be in attendance to provide project details and answer questions.

You are encouraged to attend the meeting to learn about the project and provide input.

Sincerely,

Sandra Meyer Swanson Kurt Muchow

Town Clerk


City of Reedsburg Wastewater Treatment Plant Project

The City of Reedsburg’s existing wastewater treatment plant is located within the floodway and has been seriously impacted by flooding in both 2008 and 2018.  Additionally, the treatment facility has become overloaded and portions of the treatment facility would need expension or replacement.

Click here to for more information and to view a map. https://townofexcelsiorwi.gov/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/WWTP-City-of-Reedsburg-2023-6.pdf 


Rock Springs Quarry

There will be blasting at the Rock Springs Quarry on Friday, September 22nd during their normal permitted hours.


Ken Nolden Years of Service Gathering

The Town of Excelsior celebrated past Chairman Ken Nolden’s tenure of service afterTuesday’s, April 18th, 2023 meeting.  Ken opted to not run for Chairman again.  We would like to wish him well on his future endeavors.  


Continuing Education on Drinking Water

Free Continuing Education Class on Drinking Water Offered at UW Baraboo Sauk County Campus

UW-Platteville Continuing Education Institute, in partnership with Sauk County Land Resources and Environment Department, welcome you to the Baraboo Sauk County Campus for a free informative learning session with groundwater expert, Kevin Masarik. 

Join us on Wednesday, April 26 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, in the Rodem’s Room, UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County (1006 Connie Rd., Baraboo, WI) for the What’s in Your Drinking Water?. How do you know if your water is safe to drink? Does your water have a strange smell or taste? Will a simple water filter pitcher do the trick? What is the quality of Wisconsin’s groundwater and what are ways that it can be protected? Join Groundwater Education Specialist Kevin Masarik for a presentation on drinking water, what you should know, testing options available and more. This class is open to both city and well water consumers.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Register for the “What’s in your Drinking Water?” class on April 26th by visiting the UW-Platteville Continuing Education website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/events/2023/04/whats-in-your-drinking-water