NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS AND LETTINGS for:
HENRY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER
MOUNT PLEASANT, IOWA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That sealed bids will be received by Henry County Health Center, Facilities Director, Brian Sinclair at the front Administration desk, 407 S. White Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa 52641 until 10:00 AM CDST on April 17, 2018. The bids will be opened shortly thereafter in the Health Education Center of Henry County Health Center and publicly read by the Owner.
Work of this proposed Contract comprises supplies, equipment, and/or service for phased renovation of a clinic area within the hospital, including, but not limited to, demolition, general construction, mechanical, and electrical Work.
The bid is for a Prime Contract as described elsewhere in the specifications. Bids shall be on a lump sum basis; segregated sub-bids will not be accepted.
Work is anticipated to commence upon award of contract.
A pre-bid conference will be held Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM CDST in the Health Education Center at HCHC, 407 South White Street, Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Attendance is encouraged, but not mandatory.
Bids will be considered and a public hearing will be conducted at a meeting of the Henry County Board of Trustees to be held at the Board Room of the Henry County Health Center, at 12:00 Noon CDST on April 17, 2018, at which time and place any person may appear and file objections to the proposed plans, specifications, form of contract, and the estimated cost of said project.
Plans and specifications governing the construction of the proposed Work have been prepared by INVISION Architecture, 501 Sycamore Street #101, Waterloo, Iowa, 50704, and will be available March 21, 2018.
The Contract Documents may be examined at HCHC in the office of the Facility Director and plan rooms listed below. Copies of the plans and specifications and other contract documents are now on file and can be ordered through the office of Rapids Reproduction/Technigraphics at 415 Highland Ave, Suite 100, Iowa City, IA. 52240, by logging on to rapidsrepro.com/planroom, or calling 1-800-383-1223, and upon the deposit of $50.00 (payable to owner) or current MBI Card for paper copies, which will be refunded to upon the return of the documents to the printer in good condition within fourteen (14) days after bid submission. A separate $10.00 check must accompany the deposit for mailing fee (non-refundable, paid to the printer).
AGC of Iowa; 701 East Court Avenue, Suite B, Des Moines, IA 50309; ph. 515-283-2424
Beeline + Blue; Attn: McGraw Hill Plan Room; 2507 Ingersoll Avenue; Des Moines, IA 50312.
Dodge Data and Analytics; ph. 877-784-9556; http://dodgeprojects.construction.com
iSqFt; ph. 800-364-2059; www.isqft.com
Lacrosse Builders Exchange, 427 Gillette St., Lacrosse, WI. 54602, 608-781-1819. (Electronic only)
Master Builders of Iowa, 221 Park St. Des Moines, IA, 50306, 515-288-8904; Construction Update Online Plan Room
McGraw-Hill Construction, 3872 Elmore Avenue, Davenport, IA 52807.
Rapids Reproduction/Technigraphics, 415 Highland Ave, Suite 100, Iowa City, IA. 52240 ph: 319-354-5950 /800-779-0093.
Bid security in the amount of 10% of the total bid in the form of certified check, credit union share draft, or surety bond written on an original AIA Document A310, Bid Bond is required for this project. The successful bidder will be required to provide surety Performance and Payment Bonds in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Sum. The surety providing bonds must have an (A-) A.M. Best rating or better or be listed on the U.S. Department of Treasury listing of approved sureties (Department Circular 570). The cost of the Bonds shall be included in the Contract Sum.
Work under the proposed contract for each section shall commence on or before the date specified in a written Notice to Proceed and shall be substantially completed by August 28, 2018.
By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and coal produced within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor to the extent lawfully required under Iowa statutes, provided that the award of the contracts will be made to the lowest responsive, responsible Bidder, which shall be without regard to state or local law whereby preference is given on factors other than the amount of the bid.
The award of the contract may be made by Henry County Health Center to any responsible bidder with suitable qualifications offering suitable supplies, equipment and/or service at the lowest price taking into consideration the quality of materials or service in the best interest of the Owner. The right is reserved to reject any and all bids, or any part thereof, and to waive informalities, and to enter into such contract or contracts as shall be deemed in the best interest of the Owner.
Monthly estimates will be paid to the contractor as the work progresses in amounts equal to ninety-five per cent (95%) of the contract value of the work completed during the preceding calendar month, including the actual cost (exclusive of overhead or profit to the contractor) of materials and equipment of a permanent nature to be incorporated in the work and delivered to and stored at the job site. Such monthly payments shall in no way be construed as an act of acceptance for any part of the work, partially or totally completed. Final payment of the remaining amount due the contractor will be made not earlier than thirty-one (31) days from the final acceptance of the work by the Owner, subject to the conditions and in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 26 and 573 of the Code of Iowa.
Sales Tax. Iowa sales tax will not be paid on materials purchased for this project. The Owner will issue a sales tax exemption certificate.
By order of the Contracting Authority.
HENRY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER
By: Robb Gardner
Chief Executive Officer