TALCOTT FREE LIBRARY BID PACKAGE 1: RENOVATION AND EXPANSION
Prebid Date2/13/20 10:00 am
Bid Date2/27/20 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
Talcott Free Library, 101 E. Main St., Rockton, Illinois 61072
SECTION 001113 – ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
TALCOTT FREE LIBRARY
BID PACKAGE 1: RENOVATION AND EXPANSION
A. The Talcott Free Library, hereafter referred to as the Owner, hereby gives notice of the taking of Bids for the renovation and expansion of the Talcott Free Library, hereafter known as the Project.
1.2 QUALIFICATION STATEMENTS
A. Contractor’s Qualification Statement, AIA A305 (or Section 004513) must be completed by all bidders and submitted along with the Bid Form.
1.3 PROJECT DESCRIPTION
A. The project consists of the interior renovation of the existing library and two exterior additions. Work
will include selective demolition, construction of foundations, exterior walls, roofing and drainage,
partitions, operable glass wall and interior finishes. The existing mechanical and electrical systems will
be modified and new systems constructed to serve the new additions. A new fire protection system will
be added throughout. Sitework will include sections of new sidewalk construction, resurfacing the
existing parking lot and installation of a new water main to the building from across the street.
A. All Bids shall be based on Drawings and Project Manual prepared by Engberg Anderson, Inc. and dated January 31, 2020.
B. Bid documents will be available on February 6th through:
1. DG Digital Printing
2. Address: 214 N Rockton Ave., Rockford, IL 61103
3. Phone: (815) 961-0000
4. Website: dgdplanroom.com
1.5 MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND SITE VISITS
A. A Mandatory Pre-Bid walk-through will be conducted on Thursday, February 13th, at 10:00 a.m. prevailing local time, at the library.
1.6 DELIVERY OF BIDS
A. Bids are due;
1. Deliver to the office of the Library Director,
a. Talcott Free Library, 101 E. Main St., Rockton, Illinois 61072
2. Bids will be received on Thursday, February 27th until 2:00 p.m. prevailing local time.
3. Bids will be opened publicly at 2:05 p.m. local prevailing time in the Library Meeting Room.
1.7 FORM OF BID
A. All bids must be placed in a sealed envelope, clearly labeled on the lower left hand corner with the words” SEALED BID – LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION”
B. Provide three (3) copies of the bid form.
C. Bidders must provide a cashiers check or a bid bond in the amount of 5% of the gross amount of the total bid, including alternates, with their bid form. Bidders must also include contractor qualification statements with their bid.
1. The Bidder will certify compliance with Illinois statutes governing
a. Prevailing Wage,
b. Tax Exemptions,
c. Drug Free Work Place,
d. Equal Opportunity Employment, and
e. Sexual Harassment.
2. The Bidder will also certify that the Bidder is not barred from bidding on the Project, or entering
into this Contract as a result of a violation of either Section 33E-3 or 33E-4 of the Illinois Criminal Code of 1961, or any similar offense of “bid rigging” or “bid rotating” of any state of the United States.
E. No bid can be withdrawn or modified after the time set for receipt of bids and pending consideration of the action upon same by the Owner. In no event will action upon bids be deferred beyond 60 days from the time set for receipt of bids.
F. The ability of the apparent low bidder(s) to successfully execute the Work in accordance with the contract documents and on time will be considered by the Owner in making an award.
G. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any technicalities therein.
A. Published upon order of The Board of Trustees of the Talcott Free Library.
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