INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of School Directors of the Muhlenberg School District for Renovations to selected areas of the A-Wing at the Muhlenberg High School, 400 Sharp Avenue, Muhlenberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. Bids must be received by 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Business Office located in the Administration Building at 801 Bellevue Ave., Laureldale, PA 19605. Faxed or emailed bids will not be accepted. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at that time. No award of the contract will be made at the bid opening.
The Work shall be performed under Multiple Prime Contracts for the following:
1. Contract No. 1 General Construction
2. Contract No. 2 Plumbing Construction
3. Contract No. 3 HVAC Construction
4. Contract No. 4 Electrical Construction
A Pre-Bid conference is scheduled for Wednesday February 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. Contractors are to meet at the Main Entrance to Muhlenberg High School.
Prime Contractors can obtain Contract Documents by contacting Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd. by faxing a request to 610-376-0720 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. A non-refundable fee of $200.00 is required for each paper document set or $75 (non-refundable) fee for an electronic copy of bid documents on a CD. Checks are to be made payable to Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd. The Bidders should include a non-refundable check, in the amount of $60.00, made payable to Muhlenberg Greene Architects, to cover the cost of shipping and handling of the paper documents, or shall provide their Federal Express account number. Send checks to Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd., 400 Washington Street, Suite 1000, Reading, PA 19601 along with all pertinent bidder contact information, including company name, contact name, full address, telephone, fax, e-mail address, and Prime Contract you are bidding. All addenda will be issued via email.
All Prime Contract Bidders MUST be registered with Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd. in order to receive all pertinent Addenda and bidding information.
Documents will be available on February 17, 2014.In addition to the above location, documents are available for examination at the Mid Atlantic BX, Reed Construction Data, Lehigh Valley Contractor’s Assoc., and McGraw Hill Construction Network. In addition, bidders and plan rooms can contact us for access to digital copies of the documents on our FTP Site.
The bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount. Bids may not be withdrawn for 60 days after they are opened and announced.
Successful bidders will be required to furnish and pay for 100% performance and payment bonds. The cost of these bonds shall be included in the bid amount. Attention is called to the fact that employees shall not be discriminated against because of their race, color, age, religion, sex, or national origin.
All bids must be enclosed in an envelope marked “Sealed Bid – Muhlenberg High School A-Wing Renovations” along with the Prime Contract(s) being bid clearly identified on the envelope.
The Muhlenberg School District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids submitted, to waive any irregularities or technicalities in any bid, and to make awards in the best interest of the District.
Board of School Directors
Muhlenberg School District