NOTICE TO BIDDERS
PROJECT: EXISTING LOWELL ELEMENTARY DEMOLITION
FOR THE WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, WATERLOO, IOWA
BID DATE/TIME: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020 before 2:00:00 P.M. LOCAL TIME
(in accordance with the clock at bid room)
LOCATION: WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
ADMINISTRATION BUILDING – BOARD ROOM
1516 WASHINGTON ST. – 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 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 seven (7) days after the receipt of the bids.
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 the demolition of an existing two-story building with a partial basement and crawl space, and other Work indicated in the Contract Documents. No filling of the excavation will be included in this project commencing March 2, 2020 and/or 10 days from Notice to Proceed and completion by April 17, 2020.
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 ISG, Inc.
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 28th day of January 2020.
BY ORDER OF: WATERLOO COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
BY: PAM ARNDORFER, BOARD SECRETARY