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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 11:20pm

A. From: Kraus-Anderson Construction Company acting as Construction Manager on behalf of South Washington County Schools - ISD #833 (Owner).
B. Project: Grey Cloud Elementary School, Ventilation and Building Improvements, 9525 Indian Blvd, Cottage Grove, MN 55016
C. Key Dates:
1.Bid Due Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. local time.
2.Pre-Bid Conference: March 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Grey Cloud Elementary School
3.Cut Off Date for Questions and Interpretations: Wednesday, March 19, 2014.
D. Method of Delivery: Kraus-Anderson Construction Company has been selected as an Agency Construction Manager by South Washington County Schools to administer the construction of the Grey Cloud Elementary School, Ventilation and Building Improvements at Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
1.The construction of this project will take place over the summer school breaks of 2014 and 2015. Refer to the schedule to determine which work areas will be performed in each construction period. Note that some equipment is to be purchased and set in place in the building in summer 2014 but not put into operation till 2015. Adjust warranties and costs accordingly.
2.Phase I 2014 involves the vacating of existing administration office area and new Admin addition along with HVAC
and Electrical improvements to be completed and occupied by start of school Fall 2014. The balance of the work to be accomplished Summer 2015 the contractors will be responsible to adjust pricing of labor and materials required for work in 2015.
E.Work Included in this Offering: We are presently soliciting competitive "Prime Contract Bids" for the following portions of work as defined herein.
1.All portions of the Work as defined in Section 01 1210.
2.Including but not limited to: Earthwork, Concrete/Masonry, Structural Steel, Interior Finishes, Roofing, Specialties, Mechanical, and Electrical.
F.Bid Date and Location: Sealed bids will be received at South Washington County District Service Center, 7362 East Point Douglas Road South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received until 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014.
G. 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.
A. Questions shall be submitted to Kraus-Anderson Construction Company at the address below on or before the Date indicated above.
Terry Thompson
Kraus-Anderson Construction
8625 Rendova Street N.E.
P. O. Box 158
Circle Pines, MN 55014
Phone: 763-786-7711
A. Location for Review and Examination:Bidding Documents (Project Manual, Drawings, and other Contract Documents) are available at the locations indicated below for review and examination:
1.Offices of the Construction Manager
Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
8625 Rendova Street N.E.
P. O. Box 158
Circle Pines, MN 55014
Phone: 763-786-7711
2. Builder\'s Exchanges and Planrooms
Minneapolis Builders Exchange
1123 Glenwood Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55405
Phone: 612-381-2620
Builders Exchange of St. Paul
445 Farrington Street
St. Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651-224-7545
McGraw-Hill Planroom
7160 Blaine Avenue East
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
Phone: 651-528-8872
250 Second Avenue South, #106
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 612-259-6561
Reed Construction Document Processing
30 Technology Parkway South
Norcross, GA 30092
Phone: 800-424-3996
ISQFT & AGC of MN Planroom
525 Park Street, #110
St. Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 800-364-2059
Builders Exchange of Rochester
108 Elton Hills Lane NW Rochester, MN 55901
Phone: 507-282-6531
Builders Exchange of Mankato
75 Navaho Avenue, Suite 2
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-387-2002
Builders Exchange of St. Cloud
110 - 6th Avenue South
St.Cloud, MN 56302
Phone: 320-252-5832
Mid-Minnesota Builders Exchange
2104 Highway 12 East
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: 320-235-0300
B.Procurement of Documents for Bidders on Prime Contracts:
Obtain Bidding Documents, including the Bid Form, Drawings and Specifications, via Free electronic downloads are available by visiting (Phone number for ARC Document Solutions is 952-697-8800.) From the homepage, select "Order from PlanWell" then "Public Planroom". Once in the project, check the shopping cart next to "Download Complete Set". Then select "Instant Download" in the upper right hand corner. You will then be prompted to log in. If you do not have a log in, you will need to register. After registration/log in is complete, select "Download Now". You will then be prompted with a link to the files. Simply click it and save files to your computer. You must complete the checkout process.
1.Printer and Kraus-Anderson will not be responsible for notifying individual parties who obtained documents without completing the checkout process, when Addenda are issued.
C. Hard Copy Documents for Purchase: Documents may be purchased directly from ARC Document Solutions | Central.
1.Process for purchasing full sets of Bidding Documents: Bidders, Subcontractors and others may obtain non- refundable additional sets of Bidding Documents by ordering from and paying directly to ARC Document Solutions Central.
2. Printer and Kraus-Anderson will not be responsible for notifying individual parties who obtained documents without completing the checkout process, when Addenda are issued.
D. Examination of Documents: Bidder shall carefully examine entire content of Bidding Documents to become thoroughly familiar with the documents and project requirements. Refer to Instructions to Bidders for additional requirements.
E.Examination of the Site: Bidders shall make arrangements with the Construction Manager to 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
A. Time of Completion: Refer to Section 01 32 10 - Bids shall reflect all costs necessary to meet this schedule requirement.
B. 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.
C. Additional Compensation: Contractors shall not receive extra payments for conditions which can be determined by examining the site and the Contract Documents.