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Bids: Crestview Elementary Ventilation, Building Improvements



7362 East Point Douglas Road South

Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025


PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: Sealed proposals will be received for:

Crestview Elementary School

Ventilation and Building Improvements

7830 80th Street South

Cottage Grove, MN 55016

in accordance with Construction Documents prepared by Martin Pevzner Engineering, P.A., 8030 Old Cedar Avenue South, Suite 100, Bloomington, MN 55425.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Bid package scope includes construction of all general, mechanical, and electrical work associated with the replacement of existing mechanical equipment and air distribution systems, and architectural revisions to the Crestview 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 at South Washington County ISD #833 District Service Center, 7362 East Point Douglas Road South, Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025, Attn.: Buildings and Grounds, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. local time, on December 18, 2008.

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 McGraw-Hill

1123 Glenwood Avenue 1401 Glenwood Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55405 Minneapolis, MN 55405

Telephone: 612-381-2620 Telephone: 612-381-2290

St. Paul Builders Exchange Reed Construction Document Processing

445 Farrington Street 30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 500

St. Paul, MN 55103 Norcross, GA 30092-2912

Telephone: 651-224-7545 Telephone: 800-424-3996

St. Cloud Builders Exchange MEDA/IsqFt Planroom

110 Sixth Avenue South c/o Franz Reprographics, Inc.

St. Cloud, MN 56301 Attn: Evan Duncan

Telephone: 320-252-5832 2781 Freeway Blvd. #100

Brooklyn Center, MN 55430

Telephone: 763-503-9335

PROCUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS: Prime Bidders may secure electronic Bidding and Contract Documents on CD for no cost or deposit by contacting Engineering Repro Systems (ERS), 3005 Ranchview Lane North, Plymouth, Minnesota 55404, telephone 763-694-5900. Printed sets are available upon deposit of $300.00 per set, and a non-refundable shipping fee of $25.00 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.

TIME OF COMPLETION: Owner requires Work to be substantially complete on or before August 21, 2009, and fully complete before August 28, 2009 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 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.

Pre-Bid Conference: A Pre-Bid Conference will be held Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 3:00 p.m. at Crestview Elementary School, 7830 80th Street South, Cottage Grove, MN.

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: South Washington County Schools/ISD No. 833

(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin and Woodbury Bulletin on Wednesday, November 26, 2008, Wednesday December 3, 2008 and Wednesday December 10, 2008.)