Public Notice to Bidders-MS/HS Bus Loop and Parking Storm Sewer Improvements
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
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 Middle School/High School Bus Loop, Parking & Storm Sewer Improvements Project Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the High School FIRE Room (Check in at the HS Office) at the IKM-Manning High School located at 209 10th Street, Manning, Iowa (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: Addition of a new bus loop drive way, parking lot, storm sewer improvements and associated utility improvements on the north side of the MS/HS property in Manning, Iowa. Improvements will consist of a new bus driveway from East Street leading to a new bus loop turn around north of the school. Improvements also consist of a new parking lot on the north side of the MS/HS property with associated site drainage renovations and storm sewer connections.
Construction shall begin approximately April 1, 2022 and be Substantially Completed by July 29, 2022.
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 Iowa.
Dated this 3rd day of February 2022
By: Mallory Meyer
Title: Business Manager/Board Secretary, IKM-Manning CSD