ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT, INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2142

ST. LOUIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT<BR><BR>INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2142<BR><BR>1701 NORTH 9TH AVENUE, VIRGINIA, MN 55792<BR><BR>CALL FOR BIDS<BR><BR>PROJECT IDENTIFICATION: Sealed proposals will be received for:<BR><BR> Bid Package 1<BR><BR> Tower School K-6<BR><BR> Tower, MN<BR><BR>in accordance with Construction Documents prepared by Architectural Resources, Inc., 704 East Howard Street, Hibbing, MN 55746.<BR><BR>PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Bid package scope includes light-heavy demolition of whole or partial structures, structural steel & decking fabrication and erection, misc. brick and block patch work, roofing, steel stud framing & drywall, finishes, and concrete work.<BR><BR>BASIS OF BIDS: Multiple Prime Bids will be received for labor and materials as outlined in the Work Scope Descriptions as described in Section 01 1215.<BR><BR>BID DATE AND LOCATION: Sealed bids will be received at the Saint Louis Count District Office: 1701 North 9th Avenue, Virginia, MN 55792, then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday March 17th, 2011.<BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS: Drawings, Project Manual, and other Contract Documents may be examined at Offices of Construction Manager, Architect and at following locations:<BR><BR>Duluth Builders Exchange Hibbing Builders Exchange<BR><BR>802 Garfield Avenue 211 East Howard Street<BR><BR>Duluth, MN 55802-2640 Hibbing, MN 55746<BR><BR>Telephone: 218-722-2836 Telephone: 218-262-3897<BR><BR>Minneapolis Builders Exchange McGraw-Hill<BR><BR>1123 Glenwood Avenue 1401 Glenwood Avenue<BR><BR>Minneapolis, MN 55405 Minneapolis, MN 55405<BR><BR>Telephone: 612-381-2620 Telephone: 612-381-2290<BR><BR>St. Paul Builders Exchange Reed Construction Document <BR><BR>445 Farrington Street Processing, 30 Technology <BR><BR> Parkway South, Suite 500<BR><BR>St. Paul, MN 55103 Norcross, GA 30092-2912<BR><BR>Telephone: 651-224-7545 Telephone: 800-424-3996<BR><BR>PROCUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS: Prime Bidders may secure electronic (CD) and printed Bidding and Contract Documents by contacting the Office of the Construction Manager, Kraus-Anderson&#174; Construction Company, 8625 Rendova Street N.E., P.O. Box 158, Circle Pines, Minnesota 55014, phone 763-786-7711. Electronic (CD) documents will be available at no cost and printed sets are available upon a deposit of $150.00 per set; $100.00 will be refunded upon the return of complete bidding documents.<BR><BR>TIME OF COMPLETION: Owner requires Work to be substantially complete on or before August 15th, 2011, and fully complete before September 1st, 2011 and in accordance with the contract documents. Bids shall reflect all costs necessary to meet this schedule requirement.<BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS AND SITE:<BR><BR>Examination of Documents: Bidders shall carefully examine entire contents of Contract Documents prepared for the Work to become thoroughly familiar with all requirements.<BR><BR>Pre-Bid Conference: A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on March 8th, 2011 at 2:00 PM at Tower School, 415 N. Second St., PO Box 469, Tower, MN 55790.<BR><BR>Additional Compensation: Contractors shall not receive extra payments for conditions which can be determined by examining the site and the Contract Documents.<BR><BR>Bids requested by: St. Louis County School District / ISD 2142<BR><BR>