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1150582 Sealed Bids - Douglas County Courts Holding

Sealed Bids

Publish September 17, 24, October 1, 2010


Name of Project: Douglas County Courts Holding

Address of Project: 305 8th Avenue West, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308

WORK TO BE BID: Excavation, Concrete, Masonry, Steel Supply, Carpentry, Steel Stud/Gypsum Board, Aluminum Windows/Glazing, Flooring, Tile, Acoustical Ceilings, Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, Fire Protection, Detention Doors/Hardware, Roofing, Painting, Doors/Frames/Hardware, Joint Sealants, Hollowcore.

BIDS RECEIVED UNTIL: October 7, 2010 at 2:00 PM (CST)

Sealed Bid Proposals for the Douglas County Courts Holding construction work to be provided in accordance with the construction contract documents, as prepared by Klein McCarthy Architects, will be received at the office of the Tom Reddick, Douglas County Auditor, 305 8th Avenue West, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308, until the date and time as stated above. Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud. No faxed or electronic bids will be accepted.

Contract Documents for this construction work may be examined in the office of the Douglas County Auditor's Office, the Alexandria, St. Cloud, Minneapolis, Duluth, Willmar, Fargo-Moorhead, Grand Forks, Aberdeen, Albert Lea, Rochester, Austin, Mankato, South Central, Southwest, Sioux Falls, Saint Paul Builder's Exchanges; the Minneapolis & Edina Offices of the McGraw Hill Construction; Klein McCarthy Architects, 1660 South Highway 100, Suite 200, St. Louis Park, MN 55416; and Contegrity Group, Inc., 101 First Street SE, Little Falls, MN 56345.

Bid documents are available from Franz Reprographics and can be ordered online. To order plans and access the online plan room to view the most current plan holders list, go to Plan deposit is $200 per set made payable to Douglas County. A separate non-refundable check made payable to Douglas County will be required for mailing fees in the amount of $50 per set. No partial sets of bidding documents or electronic files will be issued. Plan deposit will be returned upon receipt of all bidding documents returned in useable condition within (20) days after the date bids have been received. Plans are to be returned to Franz Reprographics, 2781 Freeway Boulevard, Suite 100, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. Phone: (763) 503-3401.

Contract Documents will be available to bidders on or about Monday, September 13, 2010.

The work will be accomplished through multiple contracts to Douglas County, with Contegrity Group, Inc., acting as the Construction Manager. The Bidder is required to include base bid sums in the Bidder's Proposal.

A pre-bid conference for all interested contractors will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 10:00 am at the Douglas County Board Room, 305 8th Avenue West, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308.

Each bid shall be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check, or corporate surety bond in an amount equal to five (5%) percent of the base bid, as bid security.

If awarded a contract, each successful Bidder shall be required to furnish both Performance and Payment Bonds covering faithful performance of the contract and the payment of all obligations arising under such contract. Such bonds shall be the latest edition of the AIA Document A312/CM, in the amount equal to 100% payment. If the contract is less than $75,000 an irrevocable Letter of Credit from a financial institution will be acceptable under the same terms and conditions of Performance & Payment Bonds.

Douglas County reserves the right to reject any or all bids received and to waive any informalities and irregularities in the bidding.

Bids may not be withdrawn or modified within forty five (45) days after the closing time and date.