ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
PART 1 GENERAL
County of St. Croix, Wisconsin, will receive sealed bids for:
ST. CROIX COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER
COOLING TOWER REPLACEMENT
Notice is hereby given that bids will be received for St. Croix County by Karges-Faulconbridge, Inc. at 670 County Road B in St. Paul until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24, 2013, for installation of a Cooling Tower at the St. Croix County Government Center, Hudson, Wisconsin.
Bids shall be on the forms provided for that purpose and according to the Contract Documents prepared by Karges-Faulconbridge, Inc. (KFI) dated November 1, 2013.
The project includes demolition of existing cooling tower and installation of cooling tower system. The cooling tower will be pre-purchased by the county.
Bidding documents, including the Bid Form, Specifications, and Drawings, will be on file at Franz Reprographics, approximately Thursday, December 5, 2013; and can be seen at the issuing office of KFI located at 670 County Road B West, St. Paul, MN, 55113 (phone 651-771-0880, email firstname.lastname@example.org). Bidding documents will also be available for download on the St. Croix County website.
One copy of Contract Documents, including Plans and Specifications, for use by Contractors/Suppliers, may be ordered at Franz Reprographics. Mail or drop off a refundable deposit of $20.00 per Contract Document set at Franz Reprographics, 2781 Freeway Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, 55430. Phone: 763-503-3401. Make check payable to St. Croix County. The following information must accompany the request: Company name, mailing address, street address, phone, and facsimile numbers.
Bids shall be directed to KFI at the address listed above and shall be sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper, BID FOR ST. CROIX COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER COOLING TOWER REPLACEMENT.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the site (1101 Carmichael Road, Hudson, Wisconsin, 54016) at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013. Representatives of Owner will be present to discuss the Project. Bidders are encouraged to attend and participate in the conference. Any further written questions will be due to the Engineer by Thursday, December 19th, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., and Engineer will then transmit to all prospective Bidders of record such addenda as Engineer considers necessary in response to questions arising at or following the conference.
Contractors on the Project shall be required to comply with the minimum wages in effect for the State of Wisconsin.
St. Croix County reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interests of the County.
Each bidder must include in his bid a Cashiers Check, Bid Bond, or Certified Check equal to 5% of the amount of the Bid payable to St. Croix County to ensure that contractor will proceed with the contract if his bid is chosen. Bids may not be withdrawn within sixty (60) days after the scheduled time of opening bids, without the consent of St. Croix County.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish satisfactory Material Payment Bond and Performance Bond.