INVITATION TO BID
CONTRACTORS ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT SEALED BIDS FOR THE BIDDING OF THE WEISER DECISIONS FACILITY RENOVATIONS & UPGRADES PROJECT.
1.1 BIDS ARE INVITED ON A LUMP SUM BASIS FOR THE FOLLOWING PRIME CONTRACTS:
- Contract 1 General Trades Construction
- Contract 2 Plumbing Construction
- Contract 3 HVAC Construction
- Contract 4 Electrical Construction
1.2 Sealed bid proposals for construction of the Weiser Decisions Facility Renovations and Upgrades will be received by the Conrad Weiser Area School District, 44 Big Spring Road, Robesonia, PA until Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. All bids must be enclosed in an envelope marked “Sealed Bid – Weiser Decisions Facility Renovations and Upgrades” with the name of the Contract clearly identified. Faxed bids will not be accepted. Bids will be opened and read aloud in the High School Library. No award of the contract will be made at the bid opening.
1.3 A Pre-bid conference will be held at the project site on June 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. Visits to the Building may be scheduled by Contractors to review the existing conditions on that day between the hours of 9:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. Additional visits to the building may be scheduled between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on June 22nd and June 24th. Contractors must notify the School of their interest in visiting during these times.
1.4 Bidder’s proposals must be accompanied by a certified check, certified bank treasurer’s check, bank cashier’s check, or bid bond on the form included with the bidding documents or AIA 310 Bid Bond issued by the Surety Company. A satisfactory corporate surety shall provide security in an amount equal to 10% of the base bid. The surety shall name as payee or Obligee the Conrad Weiser Area School District.
1.5 Notice is hereby given that the Weiser Decisions Facility Renovations and Upgrades project, for which construction proposals are being solicited, is a project of the Conrad Weiser Area School District. This project is subject to applicable provisions of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage; Steel Products Procurement Act 3 of the 1978 General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as amended; 73 P.S. Section 1881-1887; and Act 161 of 1982 as amended and Act 141 of 1984 as amended and other applicable Acts.
1.6 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.
1.7 All proposals shall be irrevocable for sixty (60) days after bid opening date, unless delayed due to required approvals of another governmental agency, in which case bids shall be irrevocable for one hundred twenty (120) days.
1.8 The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any or all informalities, defects, errors, omissions, mistakes or irregularities in proposals, to reject any or all proposals or parts thereof and to make awards as may be deemed in it’s best interest.
1.9 Prime Contract Bidders may obtain Contract Documents by contacting Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd. 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. For the shipment of each paper document set, the Bidders should include a non-refundable check in the amount of $60.00, made payable to Muhlenberg Greene Architects, or Bidder shall provide their Federal Express account number. Send checks to Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd., 955 Berkshire Boulevard, Suite 101, Wyomissing, PA 19610, 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. Documents will be available Monday, June 15, 2015.
1.10 Prospective bidders and their subcontractors/vendors may purchase additional complete sets of bidding documents at a non-refundable cost of $200 per set. The Bidders shall also include a non-refundable check, in the amount of $60.00, for each set of documents purchased, made payable to Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd. to cover the cost of shipping and handling of the documents, or shall provide their Federal Express account number.
1.11 All Prime Contract Bidders MUST be registered with Muhlenberg Greene Architects, Ltd. in order to receive all pertinent Addenda and bidding information.