BID NOTICES

FOR PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

 

Beginning July 1, 2016 Jones County will post notice on this web-page of bidding opportunities for public improvement projects when the estimated cost of the project is expected to exceed the threshold established in Iowa Code Section 26.3, as adjusted.

(click here for more information on the dollar threshold)  

In addition, the bid notices will be submitted to the Master Builders of Iowa for email distribution to its entire subscriber base.

Jones County may choose to also publish notice in various local publications, and may solicit bids from applicable vendors, depending on the project. 

Notices are required to be published on this site no fewer than 13 days and not more than 45 days prior to the bid filing deadline.

See 2016 Senate File 2170.

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

PROJECT:   2019 JONES COUNTY COURTHOUSE HVAC REPLACEMENT

500 W. Main Street, Anamosa, Iowa 52205

BIDS DUE: October 22, 2019 at 9:00 AM

TO: THE Owner (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS Owner ):

Jones County Iowa

500 W. Main Street, Anamosa, Iowa

Architect (hereinafter referred to as Architect):

Shive-Hattery, Inc.

222 Third Avenue SE, Suite 300

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

NON-MANDATORY PREBID MEETING:

       October 10, 2019 AT 9:30 AM

500 W. Main Street Ste.108, Anamosa, Iowa

TO:  POTENTIAL BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received by the Owner at 500 W. Main Street Ste 113 until 9:00 AM, Central Time, on October 22, 2019.

Bids will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting to be held at 500 W. Main Street, Basement Conference Room, Anamosa, Iowa 52205 at 9:15 AM, Central Time, on October 22, 2019 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

The general nature of the work is as follows:

In preparation for a window replacement project all HVAC items within or through windows are to relocated or replaced. All existing indoor ductless split units installed within a window are to be re-located to an adjacent wall. New single zone and multi-zone mini-split units are to be installed to replace existing window air conditioning units. The window air conditioning units are to be disconnected from power and abandoned until the window replacement project. All existing and new refrigerant lines are to be covered with new cover guards painted to match exterior finishes. Two existing through window exhaust fans are to be disconnected from power, their ductwork demolished, and abandoned until the window replacement project. A new roof top exhaust fan will be installed in their stead. In addition, a new wall mounted exhaust fan will be installed in the evidence locker. The gas line to the kitchen is to be re-routed to no longer go through and across a window.

The Owner’s construction budget for this project is $288,000.

The work must commence November 4, 2019 and must be completed on February 28, 2020.

Bidding documents may be examined at the Owner's office and at the following location(s):

Copies of the contract documents are on file with the Jones County Auditor, Rm. 113, Jones County Courthouse, 500 W. Main Street, Anamosa, Iowa, 52205 and www.JonesCountyIowa.org/bid/notices/projects  for examination by bidders or Shive-Hattery, Inc. 222 Third Avenue SE, Ste. 300, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401, ph. 319-364-0227,. In order to bid the project, the contract documents must be obtained directly by the bidder from an authorized source.

Each Bidder shall accompany the Bid with a Bid security, in a separate envelope, as security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon and will furnish after the award of the contract corporate surety bond or bonds, acceptable to the Owner, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equivalent to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract.  The bidder's security shall be in an amount equivalent to 5% of the bid amount, and shall be in the form of a cashier's or certified check drawn on a bank in Iowa or a bank chartered under the laws of the United States of America, or a certified bank share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States of America or a bid bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the Owner.  The bid security will be held by the Owner until a contract is fully executed and bonds are approved by the Owner.

Jones County Iowa, will issue an authorization letter and an exemption certificate to the contractor and/or subcontractors for the purchase or use of building materials, supplies, and equipment to be used on this project only.  DO NOT include sales tax on your bid form.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 30 days after the date of the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.

Bidders shall be prepared to submit a performance bond and payment bond  conditioned on the faithful performance of the contract.  Out-of-state bidders shall be prepared to submit an Out-of-State Contractor Bond to the Iowa Division of Labor in accordance with Chapter 91C of the Code of Iowa.

It is the intent of the Owner to award a contract to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder provided the bid has been submitted in accordance with the bidding requirements.  The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities or irregularities.  The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Published by order of the Board of Supervisors of Jones County Iowa, in Anamosa, Iowa.

By:  Janine Sulzner

Title: Jones County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections

 

Published in:     Anamosa Journal Eureka - October 10, 2019

                              Monticello Express - October 9, 2019

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