New High School
SECTION 00 11 13 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID
PROJECT: HIGH SCHOOL ADDITION AND RENOVATION PHASE 1 FOR THE INDIANOLA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, INDIANOLA, IA TO BE LOCATED AT 1304 E 1ST AVE, INDIANOLA, IA 50125
BID DUE DATE/TIME: BEFORE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2024, at 2:00 PM LOCAL TIME
(In accordance with the clock located in the room to receive bids) LOCATION FOR BIDS: INDIANOLA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT CENTRAL OFFICE, 1301 EAST 2nd AVE, INDIANOLA, IA 50125
Sealed proposals for the above project will be received, publicly opened, and read aloud at the time and location stated above by Indianola Community School District. Proposals received after the deadline for submission of bids as stated herein shall not be considered and shall be returned to the late bidder unopened.
Copies of the plans, specifications, and other contract documents are on file and available for inspection at the District Central Office and the offices of the architect. Bid documents may be ordered through Rapids Reproductions by logging onto Rapidsrepro.com/planroom or by calling 1-800-383-1223 with a deposit of $250.00 per set, which will be refunded upon the return of the documents to Rapids Reproductions within seven (7) days after the receipt of bids. Master Builders of Iowa deposit cards will also be honored.
Bids will be received for the work described on a single Prime Contract (civil, general, mechanical, and electrical combined).
Phase 1 of this project includes the construction of a new 2-story academic learning communities, community commons, kitchen, administration suite, and new main entry. This will include the demolition of the existing 1-story southern academic wing, and sitework to re-develop student and staff parking, bus lanes, parent drop-off, and demolition and replacement of two tennis courts. Phase 2 (which is a future phase and not part of this bid) includes a new competition gym, locker rooms, wrestling room, and CTE addition. Renovation of existing athletic space into expanded backstage auditorium support space is also included in the future Phase 2 work. The project includes the full scope of work for construction: site work, utilities, paving, concrete, precast concrete, masonry, steel, carpentry, thermal & moisture protection, openings, finishes, specialties, equipment, furnishings, elevators, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical.
Phase 1 base bid size is approximately 174,000 gross square feet. There are add alternates listed on G0.01 of the drawings and outlined in the project manual. The estimated construction cost for Phase 1 of the Project is $64 million.
Award of contract shall be to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder based on base bid plus any accepted alternates, in conformance to the Bid Documents. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the District has the right to reject any or all bids and waive any irregularities therein.
A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at 10:00 AM local time. The conference shall be held at the Indianola District Central Office, 1301 East 2nd Avenue, Indianola, IA. Questions may be submitted in writing to the architect for review and clarification by addendum, if required. Addenda will be issued electronically to all known plan holders.
BID SECURITY. Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid bond, cash deposit, cashier’s check or a certified check on a solvent bank chartered under the laws of the State of Iowa in the amount not less than 5% of the proposal submitted therewith. Bid securities shall be made payable to Indianola Community School District.
Should the successful bidder fail or neglect to furnish a satisfactory surety bond, refuse to enter into contract based on the bid, or fail to meet the requirements of this notice and the specifications regulating the award, the bidder’s security may be retained as liquidated damages. No bidder may withdraw the proposal for a period of forty-five calendar (45) days after the date and hour set for opening of bids. The work under the Contract shall be commenced immediately after execution of the Owner-Contractor Agreement by the District and submission by the Contractor of the performance and payment bonds and proof of insurance required by the Contract, which is expected to be seven days after the Notice to Proceed is issued by the District. The Phase 1 work under the Contract shall be fully completed by March 31, 2027.
By virtue of statutory authority, the Contractor shall give preference to Iowa domestic labor, products and provisions grown, and coal produced within the State of Iowa, according to the provisions of Chapter 73,
Code of Iowa 2016.
A sales tax exemption certificate will be available for all material purchased for incorporation in the project.
DATED this 25th day of January 2024.
BY ORDER OF: INDIANOLA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BY: JOHNA CLANCY, SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIAL