Rockford Middle School

School District 883
(Official Publication)
Rockford Middle School
Infrastructure Upgrades 2013 TITLE:
Rockford Middle School Infrastructure Upgrades 2013
Rockford Area Schools, ISD 883
6051 Ash Street, Rockford, MN
ICS Consulting, Inc.
5354 Edgewood Dr.
Mounds View, MN 55112
(763) 354-2670
DeVetter Design
Group + LSE Architects
300 1st Avenue North,
Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 871-2188
Hallberg Engineering Inc
1750 Commerce Ct.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
(651) 748-1100
Complete Mechanical system modifications and improvements. Installation of new roof top air handling units, interior air handling units, associated duct distribution, mechanical piping, electrical distribution and associated general construction such as demolition, roofing, acoustical ceiling and gypsum assemblies, and selected finishes.
Sealed bids will be received at Rockford Area Schools District Office, 6051 Ash Street, Rockford MN, 55373, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received and stamped-in prior to 3 PM local time on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013.
Bidders may obtain drawings and specifications for the project from Franz Reprographics or from the office of the Program Manager. Plans will be available for review or purchase on September 11, 2013. The bidding documents are on file at the following places:
Follow the links to the public plan room for viewing, ordering and printing documents.
Each bidder must comply with the following requirements to reassure acknowledgment recognition of their bids:
Bids must be accompanied by bid security in form of certified check, cashiers check, or bid bond in amount of 5% of base bid submitted, made payable to owner, as guarantee that bidder will, if awarded, enter into contract in accordance with contract documents and submitted bid.
Submit bid in duplicate on the prescribed form, which is furnished with the specification, with full name and address of the bidder.
Completely fill in all blank spaces on the Bid Form, in ink or typewriter, in both words and figures.
Sign in longhand, executed by a principal duly authorized to enter into an agreement. If a bidder is a co-partnership, then signatures on the bid shall be by an authorized member of the firm, with names and addresses of each member of partnership.
Base bid and all alternate bids shall be stated both in writing and in figures. In all cases, written and numerical figures must agree; otherwise at Owners option, it shall be cause for rejection of bid. Complete form without alteration.
Submit alternate prices (bid) for either increasing or decreasing the cost as called for on bid form and Description of Alternates. Submit a bid for all alternates.
Owner may make such investigations as he deems necessary to determine the ability and responsibility of the bidder to perform the work, and any bidder shall furnish to Owner all such information and data for this purpose, as the Owner may request. Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the contract and to complete the Work contemplated therein. The competence and responsibility of bidder will be considered in making an award, including, but not limited to: (1) proof of financial responsibility, (2) quality of similar work, (3) amount of experience with similar projects, (4) facilities, personnel and equipment, (5) reputation for performance, and (6) ability to complete the work within specified time. Owner reserves the right to reject any Bid where there is reasonable doubt as to the qualifications of the bidder.
Owner reserves the right to (1) accept bidders Base Bid only, (2) accept any one or more of bidders Alternate Bids, in any order regardless of the order in which they were listed, (3) reject all Bids, (4) award contract based on his investigation of bidders, as well as acceptance of alternates, all of which Owner deems to be in their best interest, (5) waive informalities or minor irregularities in bids and waive minor irregularities or discrepancies in bidding procedure.
Upon award of Contract, Contractor shall provide AIA A312 Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of Contract Sum in accordance with General Conditions and Amendments to General Conditions.
Each bidder (including subcontract bidder where appropriate) is responsible to visit the site and to fully inform himself and record his own investigations as to the extent of the Work, the extent of the work performed by other contractors under other construction packages, conditions under which the Work is to be performed, existing buildings and streets, conditions of the area, existing utilities and other features, type of soil, available facilities and difficulties that may be encountered in connection therewith, and other relevant items which will affect his bid or the Work.
Prior to submitting a bid, each bidder is required to examine all of the bidding requirements, all Contract Documents, all drawings and specifications for the Project (including those primarily for other Subcontracts), become thoroughly familiar with the scope of the Project and all factors and items of work which will affect his bid or the Work, whether shown or specified in documents primarily for Work of others or Work of this Contract.
No extras will be allowed the Contractor as a result of misunderstanding of the extent of scope of the Work as a result of his failure to study and record his own findings. Submission of a bid shall be proof that such examinations have been made and that bidder has recorded his own investigation and has become thoroughly familiar with all contract documents (including all addenda). The failure or omissions of any bidder to examine any form, instrument or document shall in no way relieve any bidder from any obligation in respect to his bid.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 3:30 p.m. on September 24, 2013 at Rockford Middle School. Bidders are responsible for attending and familiarizing themselves with all site conditions. No extras will be allowed because of the bidders misinterpretation to the amount of work involved, bidders own error, negligence, or failure to examine the site.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 2:30 on September 24, 2013 at Rockford Middle School for all Roofing Contractors submitting a bid to General Contractors.
Work may begin after receipt of the signed contract from Rockford Area Schools. Pre-construction and submittal work related to the project is to commence immediately after receipt of the signed contract. The work on the premise is anticipated to begin Spring of 2014.
Owner requires work to be substantially complete on or before milestone dates as listed in Summary of Work, Section 01 01 00. Bids shall reflect all costs necessary to meet this schedule requirement. Substantial completion is set for August 15th, 2014 and final completion is on August 22nd, 2014.
(Sept. 19, 2013)
Rockford Middle School Bids

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