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SECTION 00020 INVITATION TO BID PROJECT.

SECTION 00020
INVITATION TO BID
PROJECT. Loading Dock
North Dakota Mill and
Elevator Association
Grand Forks, North Dakota
BIDS CLOSE. Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM Local Time. Bids will be opened at that time.
DATE OF ISSUE. March, 2020
OUTLINE OF PROJECT. Project consists of demolition of existing concrete, addition of new concrete loading dock, installation of new truck hook at dock leveler, new concrete pavement, excavation and backfill. Work includes demolition, earthwork, footings and foundations, concrete, concrete pavement, miscellaneous metals, metal trim and flashing, sealant, and dock leveler truck restraint hook.
TYPE OF BIDS. Single prime bids will be received for all portions of the work.
THE OWNER. North Dakota Mill and
Elevator Association
1823 Mill Road
Grand Forks, ND 58203
BID PLACE. The North Dakota Mill and Elevator conference room, at the address above.
Bids received after 2:00 PM on Thursday, April 9, 2020 will not be accepted. All interested parties are invited to attend. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM. It is the bidder's responsibility to see that mailed or delivered bids are in the hands of the Owner at the time of the bid opening.
OBTAINING DOCUMENTS. Drawings and specifications may be examined at the Owner's office at the address shown above or at the office of the Engineer, Heyer Engineering, 1020 36th Street SW, Fargo, ND 58103.
Bidding documents may be obtained by prime bidders and major sub-bidders from the Engineer upon request.
Partial or complete sets of prints and specifications may be obtained from the Engineer by other than the above. The sets or partial sets will be distributed upon receipt of payment for the information and charged at the current reproduction rates. None of the payment will be refunded. Completeness and adequacy of the list of documents requested shall be the responsibility of the person making the request.
BID SECURITY. Each bid must be accompanied by a separate envelope containing the contractor's license and bid security. The bid security must be in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the bid including all add alternates, and must be in the form of a bidder's bond. A bidder's bond must be executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety, conditioned that if the principal's bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten days after notice of the award, shall execute a contract in accordance with the terms of the bid and the bid bond and any condition of the governing body. A countersignature of a bid bond is not required under this section. If a successful bidder does not execute a contract within the ten days allowed, the bidder's bond must be forfeited to the governing body and the project awarded to the next lowest responsible bidder.
NORTH DAKOTA LAW. The Bidder must have a North Dakota contractor's license and must be licensed for the full amount of the Bid as required by NDCC §§ 43-07-05 and 43-07-12; and no bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to bond and licenses. Any bid submitted deficient in these respects will be re-sealed and returned to the bidder immediately.
MANDATORY PREBID MEETING. There will be a mandatory meeting of prospective bidders at 02:00 PM on Friday, March 27, 2020 at the ND Mill and Elevator conference room at 1823 Mill Road, Grand Forks, ND. All those interested in submitting a bid must email mikem@heyer-eng.com not later than Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM noon regarding their intention to attend the mandatory pre-bid meeting.
THE OWNER reserves the right to waive irregularities in any bid, to reject any or all bids and to hold all bids for a period of 30 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof.
By order of: Steve Bratvold, Purchasing Officer.
END OF SECTION
(March 19, 26, April 2, 2020)