SECTION 00 11 13 NOTICE FOR BIDS TITLE: Duluth Public Schools ISD# 709 BID #1306– Central High School Demolition LOCATION OF WORK: Central High School 800 E Central Entrance Duluth, MN 55811 OWNER: Duluth Public Schools ISD# 709 4316 Rice Lake Rd, Ste 108 Duluth, MN 55811 (218) 336-8907 CONSTRUCTION MANAGER: ICS Consulting, Inc. 525 Lake Avenue South, Suite 222 Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 820-7812 Contact: Nathan Norton ( ARCHITECT: DSGW Architects 2 W 1st, Suite 201 Duluth, MN 55802 (218) 727-2626 CIVIL ENGINEER: Northland Consulting Engineers 102 South 21st Ave West Duluth, MN 55806 (218) 727-5995 PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project consists of one work scope for all the work necessary for the complete demolition and site restoration of the ISD #709 Central High School building. BID DATE AND LOCATION: Sealed bids will be received at ISD# 709 (Owner) located at 4316 Rice Lake Rd, Suite 108, Duluth, MN 55811, Attention: Tony Kelekovich, marked “BID #1306– Central High School Demolition” then publicly opened and read aloud. Bids will be received and stamped-in prior to 2:00 PM local time on June 30th, 2022. EXAMINATION OF DOCUMENTS: Bidders may view drawings and specifications for the project at the office of the Construction Manager. For Electronic access to the bidding documents, please contact the Construction Manager at Nathan Norton at or (218) 820-7812. The documents are also available at Duluth Builders Exchange. Bidders are responsible for any and all costs associated with the production of plans and specifications for their use. BIDDING REQUIREMENTS: Each bidder must comply with the following requirements to reassure acknowledgment recognition of their bids: Bids must be accompanied by Responsibly Contractors’ Affidavit, bid security in form of certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond in amount of 5% of base bid submitted, made payable to the owner, as guarantee that bidder will, if awarded, enter into contract in accordance with contract documents and submitted bid. Submit bid on the prescribed bid form, which is furnished with the specification, with full name and address of the bidder. Completely fill in all blank spaces on the Bid Form, in ink or typewriter, in both words and figures. Sign in longhand, executed by a principal duly authorized to enter into an agreement. If a bidder is a co-partnership, then signatures on the bid shall be by an authorized member of the firm, with names and addresses of each member of partnership. Owner may make such investigations as they deem necessary to determine the ability and responsibility of the bidder to perform the work, and any bidder shall furnish to Owner all such information and data for this purpose, as the Owner may request. Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the contract and to complete the Work contemplated therein. The competence and responsibility of bidder will be considered in making an award, including, but not limited to: (1) proof of financial responsibility, (2) quality of similar work, (3) amount of experience with similar projects, (4) facilities, personnel and equipment, (5) reputation for performance, and (6) ability to complete the work within specified time. Owner reserves the right to reject any Bid where there is reasonable doubt as to the qualifications of the bidder. Owner reserves the right to (1) accept bidder’s Base Bid only, (2) accept any one or more of bidder’s Alternate Bids, in any order regardless of the order in which they were listed, (3) reject all Bids, (4) award contract based on his investigation of bidders, as well as acceptance of alternates, all of which Owner deems to be in his best interest, (5) waive informalities or minor irregularities in bids and waive minor irregularities or discrepancies in bidding procedure. Upon award of Contract, Contractor shall provide AIA A312 Performance and Payment Bonds in the amount of 100% of Contract Sum in accordance with General Conditions and Amendments to General Conditions. BIDDING DOCUMENTS & SITE REVIEW: Each bidder (including subcontract bidder where appropriate) is required to visit the site and to fully inform themself and record their own investigations as to the extent of the Work, the extent of the work performed by other contractors under other construction packages, conditions under which the Work is to be performed, existing buildings and streets, conditions of the area, existing utilities and other features, type of soil, available facilities and difficulties that may be encountered in connection therewith, and other relevant items which will affect their bid or the Work. Prior to submitting a bid, each bidder is required to examine all of the bidding requirements, all Contract Documents, all drawings and specifications for the Project (including those primarily for other Subcontracts), become thoroughly familiar with the scope of the Project and all factors and items of work which will affect his bid or the Work, whether shown or specified in documents primarily for Work of others or Work of this Contract. No extras will be allowed the Contractor as a result of misunderstanding of the extent of scope of the Work as a result of his failure to study and record his own findings. Submission of a bid shall be proof that such examinations have been made and that bidder has recorded their own investigation and has become thoroughly familiar with all contract documents (including all addenda). The failure or omissions of any bidder to examine any form, instrument or document shall in no way relieve any bidder from any obligation in respect to their bid. PRE-BID CONFERENCE: A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM on June 23rd, 2022, at Central High School located at 800 E Central Entrance, Duluth, MN 55802. If bidders want to visit the physical site, a site review will take place immediately following the pre-bid conference. Directions are attached and bidders are to meet at the gate entrance at Portia Johnson Drive and South Blackman. This is an active construction site so no visits will be allowed other than this date and time. Please wear appropriate OSHA safety gear (vest, hardhat, eye protection) and masks will be required. No extras will be allowed because of the bidder’s misinterpretation to the amount of work involved, bidder’s own error, negligence, or failure to examine the site. SUBSTANTIAL AND COMPLETION DATE: Owner requires all work to be substantially complete in different areas throughout the site on or before milestone dates as listed in the Summary of Work as well as the overall construction schedule provided in section 01 32 10 Project Schedule Requirements. Final completion of all work must be completed by November 18th, 2022. (June 15 & 22, 2022) 73467