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Bids: ISD 833 Audio/Visual Upgrades

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Bids close at 2:00 p.m. on April 14, 2009.

By order of the School Board of Independent School District 833, sealed bids for the 2009 South Washington County Public Schools - Classroom Audio/Visual Upgrades for South Washington County Public Schools will be received in accordance with the documents prepared by Hallberg Engineering, Inc., until 2:00 p.m. on April 14, 2008 at the District Office, 7362 E. Point Douglas Rd. So., Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the time and place specified above. Bids received after 2:00 p.m. will be returned unopened.

Submit a single bid for all work for each Bid Division.

This project includes installation of a new Intelligent Classroom Audio/Visual Systems (Bid Division #1), Projection Equipment (Bid Division #2), and Interactive Whiteboard Equipment (Bid Division #3) for the installation in classrooms throughout South Washington County Public School District.

Copies of the Drawings, Specifications and other Contract Documents are available after March 23, 2009 for review at the offices of the Engineer and at the following offices:

Minneapolis Builders Exchange, St. Paul Builders Exchange, McGraw Hill Construction (Dodge), and Reed Construction Data ( or

Bidders may obtain copies of Contract Documents by contacting Wayne Buse, RCDD at Hallberg Engineering (651) 748-4355 to arrange RFP pickup.

Deposit: $50.00 refundable deposit for one set of bidding documents made payable to ISD #833. Documents requested to be delivered or shipped will be sent to the bidder via United Parcel Service (UPS) upon receipt of the deposit check and a separate non-refundable check in the amount of $25.00 made payable to Hallberg Engineering, Inc.

Issuance of Contract Documents does not constitute acceptance or approval of any Contractor or product.

Prime Contractors may obtain one set of documents upon deposit of the amount noted, which will be refunded to all bidders upon return of the documents in good condition within ten days after receipt of bids. Additional sets can be purchased for a non-refundable cost of $150.00 plus shipping. Contractors or suppliers who desire individual plan sheets or specifications may purchase copies at the non-refundable cost of reproduction and delivery.

The Proposal shall be made in duplicate on bidder's letterhead in exact accordance with the Proposal Form accompanying the specifications, and the signature shall be in longhand. No oral, telegraphic or telephonic proposals or modifications will be considered. Each successful bidder will NOT be required to furnish a performance and payment bond. Bidders submitting bids on multiple bid divisions must submit each bid division separate sealed envelopes.

Each proposal must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid, made payable to School District No. 833 as a guarantee that the bidder will, if awarded the bid, enter into a contract with the School District in accordance with their proposal and the plans and specifications. Bidders submitting bids on multiple bid divisions may submit one (1) bid bond for all bid divisions combined.

Envelopes containing bids must be sealed, marked on the lower left-hand corner "2009 South Washington County Public School - Classroom Audio/Visual Systems - Bid Division (#1 or #2 or #3) - Sealed Bid Enclosed" with the bid category, name and address of the bidder, the date and hour of the opening and addressed to:

Technology Department

District Service Center

Independent School District #833

7362 East Point Douglas Road

Cottage Grove, Minnesota 55016

The School Board of Independent School District No 833 Minnesota reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or parts of such bids and waive any formalities or irregularities in bidding. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of THIRTY (30) DAYS after bid opening without the consent of the School Board of Independent School District No. 833 of Minnesota.




(Published in the South Washington County Bulletin and the Woodbury Bulletin on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 and Wednesday, April 1, 2009.)