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7362 East Point Douglas Road South

Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016-3025


PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: Sealed proposals will be received for:

Armstrong Elementary School

HVAC Remodel and Building Renovation

8855 Inwood Avenue South

Cottage Grove, MN 55016

in accordance with Construction Documents prepared by Krech, O'Brien, Mueller & Associates, 6115 Cahill Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Bid package scope includes construction of all general, mechanical, and electrical work associated with the building addition, replacement of existing mechanical equipment and air distribution systems, and architectural revisions to the Armstrong Elementary School.

BASIS OF BIDS: Multiple Prime Bids will be received for labor and materials as outlined in the Bid Division Descriptions as described in Section 01 1215.

BID DATE AND LOCATION: Sealed bids will be received until 2:30 p.m. on January 12, 2012, at South Washington County ISD #833 District Service Center, 7362 East Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025, ATTN: Buildings and Grounds, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.

BID SECURITY: Each bid shall be accompanied by Bid Security in form of certified check, cashier's check or bid bond in amount of five (5) percent 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.

EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS: Drawings, Project Manual, and other Contract Documents may be examined at the Offices of the Construction Manager, Architect and these other locations:

Minneapolis Builders Exchange 1123 Glenwood Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Telephone: 612-381-2620


1401 Glenwood Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Telephone: 612-381-2290

St. Paul Builders Exchange

445 Farrington Street

St. Paul, MN 55103

Telephone: 651-224-7545

Reed Construction Document Pro-cessing

30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 500

Norcross, GA 30092-2912

Telephone: 800-424-3996

St. Cloud Builders Exchange

110 Sixth Avenue South

St. Cloud, MN 56301

Telephone: 320-252-5832

Franz Reprographics, Inc.

2781 Freeway Boulevard, #100

Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Telephone: 763-503-3401

PROCUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS: You may view and order bid documents for this project by going to the Kraus-Anderson Online Plan Rooms shown on the Franz Reprographics web site: Please click on the Kraus-Anderson Plan Rooms link provided, and select Minnesota for this project. Electronic bidding and contract documents are available for no cost if downloaded from this site. CDs and/or printed sets are available at the cost of the bidder. There is a ?Help button you can select for assistance with using the Online Plan Room. If you still have problems, please contact Franz Reprographics by phone at 763-503-3401.

TIME OF COMPLETION: Owner requires Work to be substantially complete on or before August 17, 2012 and fully complete before August 24, 2012, and in accordance with the contract documents. Bids shall reflect all costs necessary to meet this schedule requirement.

PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: Contractor shall provide Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount of 100 percent of the Contract Sum.

OWNER'S RIGHT TO REJECT BIDS: Owner reserves the right to reject a Bid which is in any way incomplete or irregular or to waive informalities or irregularities in a Bid received, and accept a Bid, which in the Owner's judgment is in the Owner's best interests.

EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS AND SITE: Examination of Documents: Bidders shall carefully examine entire contents of Contract Documents prepared for the Work to become thoroughly familiar with all requirements.

Examination of the Site: Bidders must visit the project site to obtain first-hand knowledge of existing conditions, including existing utilities and services, obstacles which may be encountered and all other conditions relative to the Work to be performed.

Pre-Bid Conference: A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 3:00 p.m. on January 4, 2012, at Armstrong Elementary School, 8855 Inwood Avenue South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016.

Liquidated Damages: Liquidated damages will be applicable for mechanical and control equipment to be operational at substantial completion.

Additional Compensation: Contractors shall not receive extra payments for conditions which can be determined by examining the site and the Contract Documents.

Bids requested by:

South Washington County Schools

Independent School District No. 833

7362 East Point Douglas Road S.

Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025