ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS – NOBLES COUNTY STANDBY GENERATOR REPLACEMENT Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received for: PROJECT No. 22-075: Nobles County Government Center Generator Replacement Attn: Nobles County Administration Office – Owner BIDS DUE AT: Nobles County Office of Administration Attn: Bruce Heitkamp, County Administrator 315 10th Street Worthington, MN 56187-0757 BID DUE DATE/TIME April 19, 2023; 2:00 P.M. C.S.T. ENGINEER: EDI-Dolejs 1112 North 5th Street Minneapolis, MN 55411 612-343-5965 Contacts: Steve Schreurs, PE Mechanical Engineer-of-Record Jay Hruby, PE Electrical Engineer-of-Record Bid Description: The Owner intends to award a Stipulated Sum Single Prime Contract from the bids received for this Project. Immediately after specified closing time, Bids will be opened, read aloud and tabled for review and subsequent action. All interested parties are invited to attend. Project Description: Replacement of an existing indoor 175 kW diesel generator with a new indoor 400 kW diesel generating unit. The new generator will be located in an indoor space with provisions for intake and exhaust airflow systems and fuel day tank system. In addition, the existing main switchboard would need to be upgraded to facilitate utilizing the generator to back-up the complete facility. Project Completion Time: The Work is to commence upon execution of the Contract and is to be Substantially Complete by July 23, 2024. Bidding Document Inspection & Procurement Instructions ( Site Visitation: A non-mandatory pre-bid tour of the site and conference for all interested Contractors and Subcontractors will be held at 10:00 A.M. on April 5, 2023 at Nobles County Government Center. Interested parties are required to attend. Address is 315 10th Street, Worthington, MN. Meet within the Fourth Avenue entrance. Governing Laws and Regulations: Contracts for work under this bid will obligate the Contractor and Subcontractors to maintain policies of employment under provisions of applicable Federal and State laws against discrimination, including, but not limited to, Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Minnesota Statute 363. Bid Submittal & Security: All bids must be prepared on the form provided by the Engineer and submitted in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. Bids are to be in a sealed opaque envelope clearly marked on the outside identifying the owner, bidder, and project name. All bids shall be accompanied by a cash deposit, cashier’s check, bid bond, or certified check payable to the order of the Nobles County Treasurer for not less than 5% of the bid amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a 100% performance bond and 100% payment bond guaranteeing faithful performance and payment of all bills and obligations arising from the performance of the contract. Owner’s Right: Nobles County reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids. No Bid may be withdrawn within a period of thirty (30) days after the date fixed for opening bids. (March 22, 2023) 205695