Village Awards Contract for Foxconn-Related Demolition Work to Wisconsin Contractor
Guelig Waste Removal awarded two contracts
Last night, the Village of Mount Pleasant Board voted to award Fond du Lac County-based Guelig Waste Removal And Demolition LLC (Guelig Waste Removal) with the first two contracts to conduct initial demolition work tied to Foxconn’s $10 billion, 22-million-square-foot manufacturing campus. The bid team includes four other Wisconsin-based companies.
“We look forward to taking another major step in preparing for construction of Foxconn’s Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park,” said Claude Lois, Project Director for the Village of Mount Pleasant. “In keeping with our commitment to Wisconsin First, the awarded team includes five Wisconsin-based companies, as well as a women-owned enterprise.”
Guelig Waste Removal, based in Eden, Wisconsin, was the lowest bidder for both Bid Package A and Bid Package B. In total, the two bid packages amount to $378,300. All 20 bids received by the Village were from Wisconsin companies. Additionally, Guelig and all four subcontractors in its bid packages are based in Wisconsin, including companies based in Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee Counties. Subcontractors include KPH Construction, based in Milwaukee; Adam Salem Sand & Gravel, Inc., based in Salem; Krizan’s Well Drilling, based in Union Grove; and Pat’s Services, Inc., based in Burlington. Adam Salem Sand & Gravel, a subsidiary of Adam Enterprises, Inc., is a certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise.
This initial demolition will focus on properties along Braun Road. The work will include razing and removing all structure(s), out buildings, flatwork, driveway aprons, fill, filling all basements, crawl spaces and excavated areas with approved granular material, landscape restoration, traffic control as needed, and erosion control. The bid award involves demolition of 12 parcels related to Braun Road North in the Village of Mount Pleasant and 11 parcels related to Braun Road south.
ABOUT THE VILLAGE OF MOUNT PLEASANT
The Village of Mount Pleasant is a community that prides itself on one of its greatest assets — location. Comprised of 36 square miles in Eastern Racine County, Mount Pleasant is one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Wisconsin. Stretching from Lake Michigan to Interstate 94, its location provides easy access to metropolitan Milwaukee and Chicago, including General Mitchell International Airport just minutes to the north. Mount Pleasant also offers a wide variety of business opportunities. Numerous local, national and international companies call Mount Pleasant home, including Putzmeister, Case New Holland, SC Johnson, Diversey, Seda International Packaging, Badger Meter, and many others. Companies are also consistently expressing interest in the community and the area as a whole. This interest in development, despite the economic conditions both nationally and worldwide, has allowed the Village to see consistent growth providing additional jobs and amenities for residents. Learn more at http://www.mtpleasantwi.gov/.
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Foxconn is investing an estimated $10 billion in Mount Pleasant, in the heart of Racine County, Wisconsin to create North America’s first liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing facility. The Foxconn manufacturing campus will be approximately 22 million sq. ft. — by far the largest project in the state and one of the largest manufacturing campuses in the world. The investment represents the return of electronics manufacturing to the U.S. from Asia. Foxconn’s investment will change the economic landscape in Racine County and Wisconsin and establish the state as the electronics manufacturing capital of North America. To learn more about the Racine County Foxconn project, visit http://www.FoxconnRacineCounty.com.