ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
WADENA ELEVATOR DEMOLITION PROJECT
(OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PETERSON BIDDICK SEED & FEED BUILDINGS)
Project Identification: Sealed proposals shall be received for the Wadena Elevator
Demolition Project located in Wadena, MN in accordance with the Construction Documents
prepared by BHH Partners Planners/Architects, 650 3rd Avenue Southeast, Perham, MN
Project Description: Building Demolition of multiple buildings of varying construction
Basis of Bids: Bids shall be prepared as lump sum bids and sealed within an envelope.
Please mark the envelope noting that it is a Wadena Elevator Demolition Bid.
Bid Date/Time: Bids for the project will be received until 10:00 a.m. local time on Monday,
December 13th, 2010 and will be publicly opened at that time and read aloud.
Optional Pre-Bid Walk-Through: A pre-bid walk-through will be held at the site on Tues-
day, December 7th, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Contractors who fail to attend the scheduled walk-thru
shall not be given additional opportunities to visit the site with the Owner/Architect present
and must do so on their own time. Contractors who visit the site at times other than the
scheduled time will only be able to view the building from the exterior as access to the interior
will not be allowed.
Examination of the Site: All interested bidders shall visit the project site to obtain first-
hand knowledge of existing conditions, including existing utilities, services, scope of work,
items within the building, salvageable items, and obstacles that may be encountered and all
other conditions relative to the Work to be performed that may or may not be shown within the
Additional Compensation: Awarded Contractors shall not receive extra payments for
conditions that can be determined by examining the site and the Contract Documents in their
Bid Opening: Sealed bids shall be received and opened in the Council Chambers of the
City Administration Center, located at 222 2nd Street SE Wadena, MN, 56482. All bidders
who are not attending may mail their bid to either of the following, clearly indicating on the en-
velope "Proposal for Wadena Elevator Demolition":
Attn: Dean Uselman Attn: Chad Bormann
Wadena Development Authority BHH Partners
222 2nd Street Southeast 650 3rd Ave SE Ste. 10
Wadena, MN 56482 Perham, MN 56573
Contractor shall be responsible for bids mailed or delivered to ensure receiver of bids has
bid in possession by the bid opening.
Pre-construction Meeting: A pre-construction meeting is not planned at this time.
Commencement of Work: Contractor in receipt of awarded bid and finalization of con-
tracts shall begin work on Monday, December 27th, 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Procurement of Documents: Prime Bidders may secure one (1) set of the Contract
Documents at the office of the Architect (BHH Partners Planners/Architects, PO Box 185, 650
3rd Avenue Southeast, Perham, MN 56573 or 218-346-4505) upon deposit of $100.00 per
set. This deposit fee is non-refundable and includes the mailing fee. No reduction in deposit
fee is available for documents that are picked up in person.
Time of Completion: The completion date for this project is set at Friday, January 21st,
2011. If the project is not complete by this date, the Contractor will pay to the Owner the sum
of $500/day until the project is complete. Days of inclement weather, as approved by the
Owner, shall not count against the completion deadline barring the contractor has maximized
their efforts on suitable working days. There will be no benefits to the Contractor for early
Bid Security: Bids that shall be accompanied by Bid Security in the form of a certified
check, cashier's check or bid bond in the amount of five (5%) percent of the Base Bid submit-
ted, made payable to the Owner, as guarantee that the Bidder will, if awarded, enter into a
Contract in accordance with Contract Documents and submitted bid.
Right to Reject Bids: The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive
bidding irregularities and informalities there in, and further reserves the right to award the
contract in a manner that, in its judgment, serves the best interest of the Owner. The Owner
further reserves the right to hold all legitimate proposals for period of forty-five (45) days after
the date fixed for the opening thereof.
Bids Requested By:
650 3rd Avenue Southeast
PO Box 185
Perham, MN 56573