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Notice To Bidders

FCS Classroom Renovation Project

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for the IKM-Manning Community School District, henceforth known as the Owner, will be receiving bids for proposed improvements for the FCS Classroom Renovation Project Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. in the Library at the IKM-Manning High School located at 209 10th Street, Manning, Iowa or join Zoom Meeting; Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98930139164?pwd=bCtSQjM3eFRuN2puUkpud0ZVcGE0QT09

Meeting ID: 989 3013 9164 Passcode: Cg7f8X (the timepiece that will be used will be the clock designated by the Business Manager/Board Secretary. Deliver bids to Mallory Meyer, Business Manager/Board Secretary). Bids will be opened and read aloud by the Architect on behalf of the Owner. Bids shall be open to acceptance and irrevocable for thirty (30) days from the Bid closing date.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or any part thereof, and to waive informalities, and to enter into such contracts deemed to be in the best interests of the IKM-Manning Community School District.

The Project work includes, but is not limited to: Removal and replacement of existing cabinetry and casework; new flooring; new residential and commercial cooking equipment; new HVAC and hood installations; new and reconfigured lighting fixtures; plumbing; and painted surfaces.

Bid Documents are available from Beeline & Blue, 2507 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa (515.244.1611). A deposit of $25.00 per set is required, which will be refunded upon return of the documents, in good and reusable condition, within seven (7) days from the date of the bid opening. The refundable deposit may be in the form of a company or personal check, or a current member in good standing with a plan room deposit card. The Bid Proposals shall be made on the Bid Forms included within the Project Manuals. Oral, facsimile, telegraphic or telephonic bids or modifications will not be considered.

Bid Security in a minimum amount of 5% of the bid in the form of a Bid Bond on form AIA A310, cashier's check or certified check drawn on an Iowa bank chartered under the laws of the United States, shall accompany each bid in a separate, sealed envelope. Bid Security shall be payable to IKM-Manning Community School District.

Sales or use tax shall not be included in the bid. Pursuant to Iowa Code Sections 422.42 (15) & (16), and 422.47 (5), at the time a Construction Contract is issued, the Owner will also issue an Exemption Authorization Letter and a Designated Exemption Entity, Iowa Construction Sales Tax Exemption Certificate for the purchase or use of building materials, supplies and equipment that will be used in the performance of the Work. Other requirements with respect to this provision are set forth in the Project Manual.

By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown, and coal produced within the State of Iowa, and preference will also be given to Iowa domestic labor in the construction of said improvements.

Upon award of a contract, the successful Contractors shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bonds equal to 100% of the awarded Contract amounts, and within the time set forth within the Contract Documents. The Contractors shall also furnish a copy of their Certificate(s) of Insurance showing coverage is being provided consistent with that stated within the Project Manual.

The Projects shall be paid for in cash or in warrants drawn on such funds as may be legally used for such purposes and available to the Owner. Final payment to the Contractor shall be made as allowed by the Code of


Dated this 9th day of April 2021
By: Mallory Meyer
Title: Business Manager/Board Secretary, IKM-Manning CSD