Bid Title: 2017 MUNICIPAL CAMPGROUND IMPROVEMENTS AND EXPANSION PROJECT – ELECTRICAL SOUTH
Category: Construction
Status: Closed

Description:


Publication Date/Time:
3/5/2018 4:00 PM
Publication Information:
Master Builders of Iowa - Construction Update Network and Iowa League of Cities
Closing Date/Time:
3/28/2018 10:00 AM
Submittal Information:
Jason Vacura, Asst. City Administrator, City of Le Mars, 40 Central Ave SE, Le Mars, IA 51031
Addendum Date/Time:
03/22/2018
Contact Person:
Jason Vacura, Asst. City Administrator,
City of Le Mars
40 Central Ave SE
Le Mars, IA 51031
Ph: (712) 548-4965
jvacura@lemarsiowa.com
Plan & Spec Available:
City Hall
40 Central Ave SE
Le Mars, IA 51031
Business Hours:
8:00 am -5:00 pm
Fax Number:
712-548-4976
Special Requirements:
NOTICE OF LETTING
2017 MUNICIPAL CAMPGROUND IMPROVEMENTS AND
EXPANSION PROJECT – ELECTRICAL SOUTH
CITY OF LE MARS, IOWA
Sealed Proposals will be received by the City of Le Mars (the “Owner”), Plymouth County, Iowa, at the City Hall, in said City, until 10:00 A.M., on the 28th day of March, 2018 for the 2017 Municipal Campground Improvements and Expansion Project – Electrical South as described in the Plans and Specifications therefore now on file in the office of the City Clerk. After receipt of the proposals, they will be opened and tabulated by the City Clerk and Engineer.

The City Council shall consider said Proposal at its Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 12:00 P.M.

The extent of the work involved for the 2017 MUNICIPAL CAMPGROUND IMPROVEMENTS AND EXPANSION PROJECT – ELECTRICAL consists of the following major items:

South Campsite Electrical Service
Primary 2" Conduit 337 LF
Incoming Service Feeders - #600 CU 90 LF
Incoming Service Conduit - 3-1/2" PVC-40 30 LF
(CT Cabinet + Meter Socket 1 LS
Main Disconnect - 800A/2P, 120/240V 1 EA
Ground Rod Assembly 1 EA
Service Feeders - #600 CU 12 LF
Service Ground - #1/0 CU 4 LF
Service Conduit - 3-1/2" RMC 4 LF
Trenching & Backfilling 1106 LF
Panel - 800A, 120/240V, 1PH, 3W 1 EA
150A/2P CB 7 EA
90A/2P CB 1 EA
30A/2P CB 2 EA
15A/2P 1 EA
SPD 1 EA
South Lighting Conductor - #8 AL Direct Bury 1240 LF
South Lighting Ground - #8 AL Direct Bury 620 LF
Yard Light + Pole 3 EA
Lift Station Conductor - #10 CU 304 LF
Lift Station Ground - #10 CU 152 LF
Lift Station Conduit - 3/4" PVC 152 LF
Lift Station Disconnect - 30A/2P, 120/240V 1 EA

Prepackaged Control Panel Wiring Terminations
Pump Conductor - #12 CU
Pump Ground - #12 CU
1
150
30
LS
LF
LF
Pump Conduit - 1-1/2" PVC 30 LF
Explosion Proof Sealoffs 3 EA

Proposed South Campsite Circuits
Campsite Circuit Conductors - Direct Bury -(3) #3/0 AL with #4 G 1324 LF
Campsite Circuit Conductors - Direct Bury - (3) #300 AL with #1 G 1640 LF
Campsite Circuit Conductors - Direct Bury - (3) #500 AL with #2/0 G 390 LF
Above Grade Secondary Pedestal 1 EA
Campsite Circuit Pedestals - 50A With CB Disc 30 LF
Ground Rod Assembly 30 EA
Trenching & Backfilling 2730 LF

All work and equipment shall be in accordance with the approved Plans, Specifications and Form of Contract prepared by JEO Consulting Group, Inc., 1909 Dakota Avenue, South Sioux City, NE, and City Engineer, for the City of Le Mars, Iowa, which have been heretofore approved by the City Council and are now on file in the City Clerk's office in said City of Le Mars, Iowa, for public examination and by this reference made a part hereof as though fully set out and incorporated herein.

Each proposal shall be made on the Proposal Form furnished by the City of Le Mars, Iowa, and must be enclosed in a separate sealed envelope and plainly identified. Each proposal shall be accompanied by a bid bond, certified check, cashier's check, or credit union certified share draft in a separate sealed envelope in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of the Proposal and made payable to the Treasurer of the City of Le Mars, Iowa.

If bid bond is submitted, it must be on the form provided with the Contract Documents. The certified check or cashier's check shall be drawn on a bank in Iowa or a bank chartered under the
laws of the United States of America; the certified share draft shall be drawn on a credit union in Iowa or a credit union chartered under the laws of the United States; and such check or draft shall be made payable to the Treasurer of the City as security that if awarded a contract, the Bidder will enter into a contract at the prices bid and furnish the required performance and payments bonds and certificate of insurance. The certified check or cashier's check or certified share draft may be cashed, or the bid bond forfeited, and the proceeds retained as liquidated damages if the bidder fails to execute a contract or file acceptable performance and payment bonds or provide an acceptable certificate of insurance within ten (10) days after the acceptance of his proposal by resolution of the Council. No bidder may withdraw a proposal within thirty (30) days after the date set for opening bids.

By virtue of statutory authority, 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 contract will be made to the lowest responsible bidder submitting the lowest responsible bid, which shall be determined without regard to state or local law whereby preference is given on factors other than the amount of bid.

The City reserves the right to reject any or all Proposals, re-advertise for new bids, and to waive informalities that may be in the best interest of the City.

The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a "Performance Bond" in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of its Contract price, said bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the City Council and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the Contract and the terms and conditions therein contained and the maintenance of said Improvements for the City as required by the Specifications.

The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a "Payment Bond" in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract price, said bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the City Council and shall guarantee the prompt payment, as required by the law, of all persons supplying labor and materials in the execution of the work provided for in the Contract.

Payment to the contractor shall be made by the City in cash from such funds as are legally available.

Monthly payments shall be paid the Contractor in an amount equal to ninety-five percent (95%) of the Contract value of the work completed and approved by the Engineer. The final five percent (5%) shall be released thirty-one (31) days after the City Council accepts the work and approves the Final Pay Request if all contractual obligations have been completed by the Contractor. Provisions may be made by the City Council to withhold larger amounts than the five percent (5%) stated above where there is specific necessity and right to do so.

The City of Le Mars, Iowa is registered with the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance as a sales and use tax exempt entity. The City of Le Mars has elected to issue an authorization letter and exemption certificate to Contractors which allows purchase of qualifying items to be made exempt from Iowa Sales Tax, Local Option Sales Tax and School Infrastructure Local Option Sales Tax. Qualifying exempt items can be found on the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance web site at www.state.ia.us/tax .

The Contractor shall have 45 working days in which to complete the project and shall be completed no later than July 3, 2018. Bidder shall also agree to pay as liquidated damages, the sum of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) for each "per calendar day" thereafter as provided in the Specifications for substantial completion of improvements.

The Work shall be commenced on or before a date to be specified in a written “Notice to Proceed” of the City that will be issued at the Pre-construction with a start date of May 1, 2018 with the project fully completed by July 3, 2018. Copies of approved Plans and Specifications governing the construction of these proposed improvements, which have been made a part of this Notice and proposed contract, may be obtained from City of Le Mars, 40 Central Avenue SE, Le Mars, IA 51031.

Bidders must bid on all items and sections as set out in the proposal form. The City Council will award a single contract to the lowest responsible bidder.

Questions pertaining to the proposal, plans and specifications shall be submitted by email to Jason Vacura at jvacura@lemarsiowa.com.

Published upon the order of the City Council of Le Mars, Iowa.

______________________
Beverly Langel, City Clerk

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