NOTICE TO BIDDERS
PROJECT: WATERLOO CAREER CENTER REMODEL (located at Central Middle School)
FOR THE WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BID DATE/TIME: TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2017 at 2:00:00 P.M. LOCAL TIME
LOCATION: WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING ~ BOARD ROOM
1516 WASHINGTON STREET
WATERLOO, IA 50702
Sealed proposals for the above project will be received, publicly opened and read aloud at the time and location stated above by the BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
This District includes all or part of the following Iowa Counties: BLACK HAWK.
Copies of the plans and specifications and other contract documents will be on file after NOVEMBER 14, 2017 and available for inspection at the above bidding location and sets for Contractors/Suppliers can be ordered through the office of Rapids Reproductions, by logging on to Rapidsrepro.com/planroom or calling 1-800-383-1223, upon the deposit of $100.00 which will be refunded to PRIME CONTRACTORS WHO SUBMIT BIDS upon the return of the documents within ten (10) days after the receipt of the bids. A separate $20.00 check must accompany the deposit for mailing fee (non-refundable).
A single proposal will be received for the work of the General Contractor including the work of the Mechanical Subcontractor (Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilating) and the work of the Electrical Subcontractor. Subcontractors of all construction trades shall submit bids to the General Contractor covering the scope of work bid.
Work of Project includes remodeling of designated areas at Central Middle School, 1350 Katoski Dr., Waterloo, Iowa, commencing December 22, 2017 and completion by June 30, 2019.
Award of the contract shall be to the lowest responsible bidder based on basis bid and selected alternates and in conformance to the Bidding Documents prepared by INVISION Architecture.
A PRE-BID CONFERENCE is scheduled for November 21, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Central Middle School Career Center. Enter the building at Entrance 16 on the north side of the building near the Stadium. Signage will direct you to the meeting place. A tour of the project site will follow. Due to the complexity of this project it is highly recommended that contractors attend this meeting.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid bond, cash deposit, Cashier’s Check or a Certified Check on a solvent Bank chartered under the laws of the United States in the amount of not less than 5%, nor more than 10% of the proposal submitted therewith.
Bid Security shall be made payable to the Treasurer of WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
Should the successful bidder fail or neglect to furnish a satisfactory surety bond, refuse to enter into contract on the basis of the bid, or fail to meet the requirements of this Notice and the specifications regulating the award, the bidder’s security may be retained as liquidated damages. No bidder may withdraw the proposal for a period of thirty calendar (30) days after the date and hour set for opening of bids. The work under the Contract shall be commenced immediately after execution of the Owner-Contractor Agreement and substantially completed by a mutually agreed upon date, all as set forth in contractual documents.
By virtue of statutory authority, the Contractor shall give preference to Iowa Domestic Labor, products and provisions grown, and coal produced within the State of Iowa, according to the provisions of Chapter 73, Code of Iowa 2016.
The right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities therein is reserved by WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
DATED AT: WATERLOO, IA 50702, this 31st day of October, 2017.
BY ORDER OF: WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BY: PAM ARNDORFER, BOARD SECRETARY