ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS<BR><BR>Project: Ely Schools - Heating System Replacement<BR><BR> Ely, Minnesota<BR><BR>Owner: Ely Public Schools, ISD 696<BR><BR> 600 East Harvey Street<BR><BR> Ely, Minnesota 55731<BR><BR>Engineer: Foster, Jacobs & Johnson, Inc.<BR><BR> 345 Canal Park Drive, Suite 200<BR><BR> (218) 722-3060<BR><BR> (218) 722-1931 Fax<BR><BR>Consulting LHB Corporation<BR><BR>Architect & Engineer: 21 West Superior Street, Suite 500<BR><BR> Duluth, Minnesota 55802<BR><BR> (218) 727-8446<BR><BR> (218) 727-8456 Fax<BR><BR>The Owner will receive sealed bids for the project described in general as follows:<BR><BR>Replacement of the existing steam heating system with new hot water heating system for the Memorial, Washington and Trade & Industrial Buildings, including all related general construction.<BR><BR>Bid shall be a lump sum basis; segregated Bids will not be accepted.<BR><BR>The Owner will receive Bids until 2 PM local time on April 12th at the office of Superintendant, Ms. Kimberly Belcastro, Interim Superintendant, 600 East Harvey Street, Ely, Minnesota 55731.<BR><BR>Proposals received after that time will not be accepted.<BR><BR>There will be a pre-bid Meeting April 5th at 3 PM local time at the Main Entrance to the Washington School Building 600 East Harvey Street, Ely Minnesota. <BR><BR>Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud immediately after the specified closing time. All interested parties are invited to attend.<BR><BR>Bidding documents may be examined at the Engineer's Office.<BR><BR>Copies of the Bidding documents may be obtained at Shel-Don Reproduction Centre, 124 East Superior Street, Duluth, MN 55802, (218) 727-2817, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing the sum of $50 for each set of documents.<BR><BR>Any bidder upon returning the documents in good condition immediately following the public opening of the bids, shall be returned the deposit in full.<BR><BR>In addition to the above locations, Bid documents may be examined at:<BR><BR>Duluth Builders Exchange Minneapolis Builders Exchange<BR><BR>Hibbing Plan Room Brainerd Lakes Area Builders Exchange <BR><BR>Contracts for work under this bid will obligate the Contractor and subcontractor not to discriminate in employment practices in accordance with the Supplementary Conditions.<BR><BR>Ely Echo 3/26, 4/2/2011