NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received at the office of the City Clerk of the City of Worthington, Minnesota, until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at which time they will be publicly opened in the Council Chambers of City Hall by a bid opening committee. The bids and the responsibility of the bidders will be considered publicly by the Water & Light Commission at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 in the Worthington Public Utilities Conference Room, 318 9th Street, Worthington, MN.
Public Utilities Building Remodeling Project
Work of this contract consists of selective demolition and remodeling of the former Worthington municipal liquor store, creating additional warehouse - type space for Worthington Public Utilities. Remodeling work efforts will include selective demolition, installation of new overhead doors, frames, removal and replacement of and minor HVAC, plumbing and electrical work.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cash, money order or bid bond for at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid, made payable to the City of Worthington, which amount shall be forfeited as liquidated damages if the bidder, upon the letting of the contract to him, shall fail to enter into the contract so let.
Plans, specifications, proposal forms and contract documents as prepared by CBS Squared, Inc. may be seen at the City Engineers office, the Mankato Builders Exchange (75 Navaho Avenue, Suite #2, Mankato, MN) and the Sioux Falls Builders Exchange, 1418 North C Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD). A pre-bid conference will be held at 11:00 am (CST) on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at the Project Site, 1214 Diagonal Road. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $30.00 by inputting Quest project eBidDoc Number 6025790, on the website's Project Search page. For assistance and free membership registration, contact QuestCDN at 952.233.1632 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A contractor responding to this solicitation document shall submit to the City a signed statement under oath by an owner or officer verifying compliance with each of the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. The term responsible contractor as used in this solicitation document means a contractor as defined in Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3. Any prime contractor or subcontractor that does not meet the minimum criteria in Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.285, subdivision 3 or fails to verify that it meets those criteria is not a responsible contractor and is not eligible to be awarded the construction contract for the project or to perform work on the project. A false statement under oath verifying compliance with any of the minimum criteria shall render the prime contractor or subcontractor that makes the false statement ineligible to be awarded a construction contract on the project and may result in termination of a contract awarded to a prime contractor or subcontractor that submits a false statement. A prime contractor shall submit to the City upon request copies of the signed verifications of compliance from all subcontractors of any tier pursuant to Minnesota Statues, section 16C.285, subdivision 3, clause 7.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities and informalities therein and further reserves the right to award the contract to the best interests of the City. All proposals must be addressed to City Clerk, City Hall, P. O. Box 279, 303 Ninth Street, Worthington, MN 56187, and shall be endorsed thereon "BID FOR PUBLIC UTILITIES BUILDING REMODELING PROJECT".
Dated at Worthington, Minnesota, this Eighth (8th) day of January, 2019.
Scott Hain, General Manager
Worthington Public Utilities
(January 12, 2019)