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City of Bloomington, Indiana

Current Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications, or Requests for Quotes (RFQs), and/or Invitation to Bidders

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS

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CONTROLLER'S OFFICE

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ECONOMIC & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

INVITATION TO BIDDERS


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE CITY OF BLOOMINGTON REDEVELOPMENT COMMISSION WILL RECEIVE SEALED BIDS FOR THE BELOW-DESCRIBED WORK AT THE LOCATIONS INDICATED. PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE TWO SEPARATE BID NOTIFICATIONS.


TRADES DISTRICT SITE AND INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

This project shall include, but is not limited to, providing the work for the site utilities, earthwork, asphalt paving, concrete curbs and sidewalks, brick paving, site walls, site amenities, irrigation, landscaping, electrical and related work. The project is being bid in the following packages:

BID PACKAGE #01 – SITE UTILITIES EARTHWORK, PAVING AND MISCELLANEOUS RELATED WORK

BID PACKAGE #02 – ELECTRICAL

 

DIMENSION MILL

This project shall include, but is not limited to, remodeling and renovating an existing structure on a part of the former Showers complex in Bloomington. The work includes selective demolition, miscellaneous concrete work, masonry repair and restoration, steel and miscellaneous metals, rough and finish carpentry, roofing, doors, frames and hardware, finish trades, specialties, sprinkler systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and communications. The project is being bid in the following packages:

BID PACKAGE #01 – GENERAL TRADES

BID PACKAGE #02 - ROOFING

PACKAGE #03 – DRYWALL

BID PACKAGE #04 – MECHANICAL

BID PACKAGE #05 – FIRE PROTECTION

BID PACKAGE #06 – ELECTRICAL

Bids are to be submitted in proper form, as described in the “Instructions to Bidders” which can be found on Eastern Engineering's website at www.easternengineering.com. Sealed bids shall be received by the Economic and Sustainable Development Department at City Hall, 401 North Morton Street, Suite #150, Bloomington, Indiana, on or before 2:00 PM local time on January 16th, 2018. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at a  special meeting for the Bid opening which is scheduled for 2:00 PM local time on January 16th, 2018. The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the City Council Chambers located in the Showers Building at 401 North Morton Street, Bloomington, Indiana. Any bids  received  after  the  designated  time  will  be  returned unopened. Bids will be reviewed and the award may be made at a subsequent Redevelopment Commission meeting.

Bid packets are available for download at: www.easternengineering.com, or you may contact them at 317-598-0661.

Each Bidder shall file with his or her sealed bid:

(1)  a properly executed Non-collusion Affidavit as required by the laws of the State of Indiana;
(2)  a Questionnaire Form 96 of the State Board of Accounts;
(3) a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on an acceptable bank or a Bid bond equal to five
(5) percent  of the total amount of bid;
(4) a properly executed Trench Safety Systems Affidavit, if project may require creation of a trench of at least five (5) feet in depth;
(5) a properly executed Employee Drug Testing Program Affidavit for a public works project estimated to cost at least $150,000; and
(6) a copy of the bidder’s written plan for an employee drug testing program to test the employees of  the bidder for drugs.

For bids of $100,000.00 or more, the successful bidder shall furnish performance and payment bonds for one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount prior to the execution of the contract, and said bonds shall remain in effect for a period of one (1) year after final acceptance of the work.

A pre-bid meeting will be held in the Hooker Conference Room located at Showers  City Hall, 401 North Morton Street, Bloomington, Indiana on Thursday, January 4th, 2018, at 11:00 AM local time. The meeting is not mandatory.

The City of Bloomington is an equal opportunity employer, and Bidder shall meet all requirements for equal employment under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act as amended and under the Bloomington Human Rights Ordinance, as amended. Each Bidder for proposals over $10,000.00 shall submit and have approved by the City of Bloomington Contract Compliance Officer, Barbara McKinney, his/her written Affirmative Action Plan at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the deadline for submission of bid. Bidders who fail to submit acceptable plans by the deadline are subject to disqualification. Each Bidder must insure that all employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or housing status. All the protected classes must be included in your Affirmative Action
Plan for it to be acceptable. In addition to other requirements, your plan MUST include a workforce breakdown, an internal grievance procedure, a non-retaliation statement, designation of a person by name or position who is responsible for implementation of the Plan, applicability to both applicants and employees, recruitment of minorities, equal access to training programs, and an explanation of your method of communicating the operations of your affirmative action plan to employees and prospective applicants. Barbara McKinney, Contract Compliance Officer, may be contacted at (812) 349-3429, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In accordance with Indiana Code 36-1-12-24, each Contractor that submits a bid for a public works project that is estimated to cost $150,000 or more shall submit with his/her bid a written plan for an employee drug testing program that complies with Indiana Code 4-13-18 et seq.

If the project may require creation of a trench of at least five (5) feet in depth, the low bidder shall be required to submit a trench safety plan to the project engineer at least ten (10) days prior to beginning work on the project. The Redevelopment Commission reserves the right to waive any informality and to accept or reject any or all bids submitted. Bids may be held by the Redevelopment Commission for a period not-to-exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of Bids for the purpose of reviewing the Bids and investigating the qualifications of the Bidders prior to awarding the contract.

Redevelopment Commission

City of Bloomington, Indiana
Donald Griffin, President

 

 

 

 

PLANNING AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT