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Bids: Cottage Grove Ice Arena






proposals will be received for:

Bid Package 1: Early Bar Joist and Precast Panel Package

Cottage Grove Ice Arena, Cottage Grove, Minnesota

in accordance with Construction Documents prepared by RSP Architects, 1220 Marshall Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Bid package scope includes construction of all bar joists (material only) and precast wall panels.

BASIS OF BIDS: Multiple Prime Bids will be received for labor and materials as outlined in the Bid Division Descriptions as described in Section 01014.

BID DATE AND LOCATION: Sealed bids will be received at Cottage Grove City Hall, Attention: Caron Stransky, City Clerk, 7516 80th Street South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received until 10:00 a.m. local time, on December 20, 2007.

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 Offices of Construction Manager, Architect and at following locations:

Minneapolis Builders Exchange

1123 Glenwood Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55405 Telephone: 612-381-2620

St. Paul Builders Exchange

445 Farrington Street

St. Paul, MN 55103

Telephone: 651-224-7545

St. Cloud Builders Exchange

110 Sixth Avenue South

St. Cloud, MN 56301

Telephone: 320-252-5832


1401 Glenwood Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Telephone: 612-381-2290

Reed Contruction Document Processing

30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 500

Norcross, GA 30092-2912

Telephone: 800-424-3996

MEDA/IsqFt Planroom

c/o Franz Reprographics, Inc.

Attn: Brenda Johnsen

2781 Freeway Blvd. #100

Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Telephone: 763-503-3401

PROCUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS: Prime Bidders may secure electronic Bidding and Contract Documents on CD for no cost or deposit by contacting the Office of Construction Manager, Kraus-Anderson® Construction Company, 8625 Rendova Street N.E., P.O. Box 158, Circle Pines, Minnesota 55014, phone 763-786-7711. Printed sets are available upon deposit of $100.00 per set, and a non-refundable shipping fee of $10.00 per set. Deposit will be refunded if documents are returned to Construction Manager in good condition, within 10 days after Bid Opening, and Planholder has submitted a Bid.

PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BONDS: Contractor shall provide Performance Bond and Labor and Material 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: 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 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.

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:

City of Cottage Grove

(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin on Wednesday, December 5, 2007 and Wednesday, December 12, 2007.)