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Sealed Bids: Douglas Co. Elect. Lighting and Improvements

Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 6:08pm

Sealed Bids

Publish Dec. 22, 29, 2017


Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received for:


715 Elm Street

Alexandria, MN 56308

PROJECT NO: 17-060.01

BIDS DUE AT Douglas County

Auditor/Treasurer's Office

Attn: Char Rosenow

305 - 8th Avenue West

Alexandria, MN 56308


January 9, 2018; 2:00 PM

Local Time

OWNER: Douglas County

305 - 8th Avenue West

Alexandria, MN 56308


1112 North 5th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55411


Contacts: Jay Hruby, PE

Electrical Engineer-of-Record

Bid Description:

The Owner intends to award a Stipulated Sum Single Prime Contract from the bids received for this Project. Immediately after specified closing time, Bids will be opened, read aloud and tabled for review and subsequent action. All interested parties are invited to attend. Bid opening to take place in the County Boardroom.

Project Description:

1. Replace existing interior and exterior light fixture with new energy efficient LED lighting fixtures.

2. Rework/add lighting controls to comply with the requirements of the energy code.

Project Completion Time:

The Work is to commence upon execution of the Contract and is to be Substantially Complete by May 1, 2018.

Bidding Document Inspection:

Bidding documents may be examined at the following Locations:

Douglas County Courthouse

Office of County Coordinator,

2nd Floor

305 - 8th Avenue West

Alexandria, MN 56308

EDI Limited

1112 North 5th Street

Minneapolis, MN 55411


Bidding Document Procurement:

One set of the bidding documents may be obtained at the office of the Engineer in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing a non-refundable sum of Seventy-Five Dollars ($75.00) plus associated delivery charges. Each bidder may obtain up to one complete set. Partial sets will not be issued and documents will only be mailed upon receipt of the $75.00 charge per set. Each check should be payable to EDI Limited.

As an option, the bidder may obtain one complete set of documents electronically for no charge by contacting the office of the Engineer.

Site Visitation:

A mandatory pre bid tour of the site and conference for all interested Contractors and Subcontractors will be held at 11:00 AM local time on January 3, 2018 at the Douglas County Historic Courthouse Lobby. Interested parties are required to attend.

Governing Laws and Regulations:

Contracts for work under this bid will obligate the Contractor and Subcontractors to maintain policies of employment under provisions of applicable Federal and State laws against discrimination, including, but not limited to, Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Minnesota Statute 363.

Bid Submittal:

All bids must be prepared on the form provided by the Engineer and submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders (Section 00 2113). Bids are to be in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked on the outside identifying the owner, bidder, and project name.

Bid Security:

All bids shall be accompanied by a cash deposit, cashier's check, bid bond, or certified check payable to the order of the Douglas County Treasurer for not less than 5% of the bid amount.

The successful bidder will be required to furnish a 100% performance bond and 100% payment bond guaranteeing faithful performance and payment of all bills and obligations arising from the performance of the contract.

Owner's Right:

The County of Douglas reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. No Bid may be withdrawn within a period of thirty (30) days after the date fixed for opening bids.