ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS ST. ANN'S SCHOOL DEMOLITION PROJECT Wadena, Minnesota
ST. ANN'S SCHOOL DEMOLITION
Project Identification: Sealed proposals
shall be received for St. Ann's School Demo-
lition Project located in Wadena, MN in ac-
cordance with the Construction Documents
prepared by BHH Partners Planners/Archi-
tects, 650 3rd Avenue Southeast, Perham,
Project Description: Building Demolition
of the 1903 School Building.
Basis of Bids: Bids shall be prepared as
lump sum bids and sealed within an enve-
Sales Tax Exemption Notice: St. Ann's
School being a tax exempt entity will be ac-
cepting separate bids for materials and labor
as required under state law to purchase ma-
terials and equipment tax exempt. All rea-
sonable efforts shall be given by each bidder
to ensure full compliance with current state
statues governing this matter. A bid form will
be provided and is to be used for identifying
materials and labor.
Consideration for each contract (material
or labor) shall be independent of the other
with no guarantees, expressed or implied,
made herein to award the bid for each separ-
ate contract to one single bidder.
Current statutes require compliance from
not only the prime contractor, but all sub-
contractors, suppliers and vendors connect-
ed with this Project.
The successful material/equipment bidder
shall be pointed as the Owner's Purchasing
Agent and all subcontractors, suppliers and
vendors connected with this Project through
the successful bidder shall be duly notified
as required by state statute.
A copy of the Owner's Form ST-17 (Certifi-
cate of Exempt Status-Exempt Organization)
will be provided to the successful vendor
along with their Purchase Agreement.
Bid Date/Time: Bids for the project will be
received until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tues-
day, April 27, 2010 and will be publicly
opened at that time and read aloud.
Mandatory Pre-Bid Walk-Through: A
pre-bid walk-through will be held at the site
on Tuesday, April 13. 2010 at 2:00 pm. All
interested bidders shall attend or make spe-
cial arrangements with the Owner at the
Owner's convenience. The Owner is not obli-
gated to meet at other times/dates than list-
Examination of the Site: All interested
bidders shall visit the project site for the
mandatory pre-bid walk through to obtain
firsthand knowledge of existing conditions,
including existing utilities and services, ob-
stacles that may be encountered and all oth-
er conditions relative to the Work to be per-
formed that may or may not be shown within
the Contract Documents.
Additional Compensation: Awarded
Contractors shall not receive extra payments
for conditions that can be determined by ex-
amining the site and the Contract Docu-
ments in their entirety.
Bid Opening: Sealed bids shall be re-
ceived and opened at St. Ann's Parish Cen-
ter 519 2nd Street Southeast, Wadena, MN.
All bidders who are not attending may mail
their bid to:
St. Ann's School
519 2nd Street Southeast
Wadena, MN 56482
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 pro-con-
struction meeting is not scheduled at this
Commencement of Work: Contractor in
receipt of awarded bid and finalization of
contracts shall begin work on Monday, June
14, 2010 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Examination of Documents: Drawings,
Specifications and other Contract Docu-
ments may be examined at the offices of the
Architect or by contacting the Owner's Rep-
resentative Gene White Construction at
Procurement of Documents: Prime Bid-
ders 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) at no charge.
Plans provided for bidding purposes shall
be returned with documents in good condi-
tion to Gene White at 519 2nd Street South-
east, Wadena, MN 56482.
Time of Completion: The completion
date for this project shall be no later than
July 16, 2010.
Bonding and Bidding Requirements:
Each Contractor shall be required to provide
a Performance Bond and a Material and La-
bor Payment Bond in the amount of 100 per-
cent of the Contract Amount.
Right to Reject Bids: The Owner re-
serves 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 it's
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
Bids Requested By:
650 3rd Avenue Southeast
PO Box 185
Perham, MN 56573