Tricounty News

EV-W Schools Call for Bids



PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: Sealed proposals will be received for: Eden Valley & Watkins Elementary Phase II - Rebid 161 School Avenue South Watkins, MN  55389

in accordance with Construction Documents prepared by David Leschak Architects, 14385 – 4th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN  55447 and Dunham Associates of 50 South Sixth Street, Suite 1100, Minneapolis, MN 55402.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Bid package scope includes mechanical upgrade and renovations.

BASIS OF BIDS: Prime Bids will be received for labor and materials as outlined in the Work Scope Descriptions as described in Section 01 1215.

BID DATE AND LOCATION: Sealed bids will be received at Eden Valley-Watkins Schools, District Office, 298 Brooks Street North, Eden Valley, MN 55329, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday, April 11th, 2013.

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 the Office of the Construction Manager.

TIME OF COMPLETION: Substantial Completion – August 16th,

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.

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: Eden-Valley Watkins Schools, Independent District 463

Published in the Tri-County News Thursdays, March 28 and April 4, 2013.