NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Sealed bids for a Lump Sum Bid under a Single Construction Contract for the Belmond-Klemme Community School, High School Additions & Renovation Project will be received at the Belmond-Klemme Community School, Business Office, 303 E. Main Street, Belmond, IA 50421 until 2:00 pm, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, after which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the same location. Due to the State of Iowa mandated elimination of public meetings caused by the Covid-19 health crisis, the Bid Opening will be broadcast by webcast. In person attendance is not allowed. Prior to their Bid submission, Bidders and other interested parties shall provide their e-mail address to Dr. Dan Frazier, Superintendent, Belmond – Klemme Community School, at email@example.com. Subsequently, Dr. Frazier shall provide the Bidders and other interested parties with the necessary webcast directions to access and view the Bid Opening.
The project involves three additions, related site work, and interior renovation involving: General, Mechanical, and Electrical Construction. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Amount.
On Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 7:00 pm, at the Belmond-Klemme Community School – Board of Education Meeting, the Board of Education will review the Bids and consider the Award of Construction Contract. The Board of Education Meeting will available by webcast, only.
Bids shall be made out on the form furnished by the Architect, SA Architects, Mason City, IA. Contract Documents, comprised of the Project Manual and Drawings, may be viewed beginning March 24, 2020, at the Belmond-Klemme Community School, Business Office, 303 E. Main Street, Belmond, IA, or at the Architect’s office, SA Architects, 2800 4th St. SW, Suite, 6, Mason City, IA. Bidder may obtain a set of the Contract Documents by contacting SA Architects. There is a seventy-five dollar ($75.00) refundable deposit for the Contract Documents.
The Agreement between the Owner and Contractor shall be “The Standard Form of Agreement between Owner and Contractor, where the basis of payment is a Stipulated Sum – AIA Document A101-2017, as provided by the American Institute of Architects”.
Each Bid must be accompanied by Bid Security in separate envelopes by either: (1) a certified check, or a cashier’s check drawn on an Iowa bank, or a bank chartered under the laws of the United states, in an amount of 5% of bid amount; or (2) a certified share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States, in an amount of 5% of bid amount; or (3) a bid bond executed by a corporation authorized to contract as a surety in the State of Iowa, in the penal sum of 5% of bid amount. Bid Security shall be made payable to Belmond-Klemme Community School. The bid security must not contain any conditions either in body or as an endorsement thereon. The bid security shall be forfeited to the Owner as liquidated damages in the event the successful bidder fails or refuses to enter into contract within ten (10) days after the award of contract and post bond satisfactory to the Owner insuring the faithful fulfillment of the contract and the maintenance of said work, if required, pursuant to the provisions of this notice and the other contract documents.
Bidders shall not be permitted to withdraw their bids for a period of forty-five (45) days after the same are opened. No oral, facsimile, telegraphic or telephonic bids or modifications will be considered.
Belmond-Klemme Community School reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive informalities and irregularities, and to accept the bid, including any alternate bids, and enter into such contract as shall be deemed in their best interests.
It is the policy of the Belmond-Klemme Community School District not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, physical attributes, physical or mental ability, ancestry, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, disability, religion, creed, and/or genetic information. in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination.If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator, 411 10th Avenue NE, Belmond, IA 50421 641-444-4300 Greg Fisher ext 2126 / Mark Young ext. 1322
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