Sealed Bids Publish June 16, 23, 2021 SECTION 000300 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Osakis Public School ISD #213 Osakis Public School ISD #213 invites bids for all sections for the Bus Garage located in Osakis, MN.
Publish June 16, 23, 2021
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Osakis Public School ISD #213
Osakis Public School ISD #213 invites bids for all sections for the Bus Garage located in Osakis, MN. The bids will be accordance with bidding documents prepared by Ringdahl Architects, inc. Bids will be received for separate prime contracts managed by R. A. Morton and Associates, LLC, Construction Managers.
PROJECT SCOPE: Bus Garage
BID DATE/PLACE OF OPENING
Sealed bids will be received on or before July 1st, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m. at the ISD #213 Osakis Public Schools District Office, 500 1st Ave E, Osakis MN 56360. Bids will be publicly opened and read at 2:05 p.m. in the cafeteria.
PROCUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS
(For Copy of Plans and Specifications from Website)
Copies of Bidding Documents may be obtained from the website of the Construction Manager at www.ramorton.com. Contractors Corner (lower right hand corner), click login, Bid Room, click on project. A pop-up form will come up, fill in all areas required, then submit. It will take you to the plans and specifications that can be downloaded. Contractors are responsible for own printing if needed.
EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS
Bidding documents are now available.
Bidding documents may be examined at the following locations.
R.A. Morton Construction Managers, St Cloud, MN; Ringdahl Architects, Alexandria, MN; Minnesota Builders Exchange, Minneapolis, MN; St. Cloud Builders Exchange, St. Cloud, MN; Mankato Builders Exchange, Mankato, MN; Southwest Builders Exchange, Marshall, MN; Austin Builders Exchange, Austin, MN; Albert Lea Builders Exchange, Albert Lea, MN; Builders Exchange of Rochester, Rochester, MN; Mid Minnesota Builders Exchange, Willmar, MN; Fargo-Moorhead Builders Exchange, Fargo, ND.
Each bid in excess of $20,000 shall be accompanied by a bid security of 5% of the maximum amount of the bid in the form of a Surety Bond, Certified Check or Cashier's Check.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS
Each successful prime contract bidder shall furnish a Performance and Payment Bonds in the full amount of the contract if contract exceeds $20,000. Surety must be authorized to do business in State of Minnesota.
Each successful "Prime Contract" bidder shall furnish signed contract agreements, certificate of insurance, W-9 form, payment and performance bonds, listing of suppliers/subcontractors and schedule of values within ten days of receipt of contract and/or upon notification acceptance of this bid. Failure to adhere to this project requirement may result in the rejection of the Contractor's bid and forfeiture of the bid bond.
Prevailing wage requirements are not required.
CONSIDERATION OF BIDS
The bidder acknowledges the rights of the owner to reject any and all bids, accept any bid, waive informalities in bids submitted, and waive minor discrepancies in bidding procedures, as deems to be in its best interest. Each bidder agrees to waive any claim it has or may have against the Owner, the Construction Manager, the Architect and respective employees, arising out of or in connection with the administration, evaluation or recommendation of any bid. Bids may not be withdrawn for a period of Forty Five (45) calendar days immediately following the date of receipt of bids.
STATE SALES TAX
It is the intent of the Owner to take advantage of their tax-exempt status as a Minnesota Public Corporation to exclude state sales tax from material only bids and contracts. Refer to Section 002900 Work Scopes for bid division descriptions of bid packages that are material only and are not to include state sales tax. All material and labor or labor only bid packages shall include state sales tax. By their signature on the Bid, the bidder warrants and guarantees that they have included in the bid the amount of all Excise and Use Taxes which they are liable to pay under laws of the State of Minnesota for materials and equipment required to complete the Work.
It shall be the responsibility of any and all bidders to check on the Construction Manager's website to acquire all addenda before submitting a bid.
Direct communications regarding drawings or specifications on this project to Dustin Tomoson of Ringdahl Architects, Inc. phone (320) 763-9368,
Direct communications regarding bidding procedure & schedule on this project to Larry Bomstad of R. A. Morton Construction Managers, phone (320) 223-6244,