INVITATION NO: IFB 21-13 TOTAL CONSTRUCTION
INVITATION TO BID
HEAT PUMP REPLACEMENT (Area 2)
Camp Gilbert C. Grafton
Devils Lake, North Dakota
Sealed bids for Heat Pump Replacement (Area 2), Bldg. 1500, Camp Gilbert C. Grafton, Devils Lake, North Dakota will be received by the Adjutant General of the State of North Dakota at Fraine Barracks, Building 30, Bismarck, North Dakota, until 2:00 PM, August 12, 2021, and will be publicly read that date and hour in the location designated. All bids received after the scheduled opening time will be returned to the bidders unopened. The deadline for receipt of technical questions is no later than August 5, 2021.
Electronic bidding documents may be requested. Emails must be accompanied by a copy of your current North Dakota Contractor's License or Certificate of Renewal and your request must be written on business letterhead. No requests will be acknowledged without receipt of both documents. Requests for bidding documents must be submitted to:
Due to COVID 19, the bid opening will not be open to the public. The front gate entrance to Fraine Barracks is closed to the general public. A representative from the Facilities Engineering Division will be at the gate from 12:00 Noon until 1:30 p.m. CST on August 12, 2021. Bidders may hand deliver their bids during that time ONLY. Delivery by courier service or U.S. Mail are the preferred methods for delivery.
Modifications to bids are allowed in accordance with the instructions in AGND Document 411, Subparagraph 4.4.2. All bid modifications must be received by the Contract Management Office no later than 2:00 p.m. CST. Be advised, the receipt of emails and faxed transmissions have a delay time due to data security restrictions and military firewalls. Allow adequate time for emailed and faxed transmissions to travel through our security system. The OWNER is not responsible for bid modifications received by the Contract Management Office later than 2:00 p.m. CST on the day of the bid opening. Modifications to bids must be emailed to:
To listen to the bid opening, you may dial in:
ID No. 32068#
Pin No. 32068#
A single bid will be received for Total Construction work (IFB 21-13).
Office of the Adjutant General
Contract Management Branch
P.O. Box 5511
Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5511
Telephone: (701) 333-2068
Copies of the bidding documents are on file at the Construction Plans Exchange in Bismarck; Builders Exchanges in Dickinson, Fargo, Grand Forks, Mandan, Minot, Rapid City, Impact Procurement Technical Assistance Center in Fargo, North Dakota and Minnesota Builders Exchange in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Each bid shall be submitted in duplicate using the bid response forms provided by the Owner, enclosed in a sealed opaque envelope and labeled with the necessary information as required by the Supplementary Instructions to Bidders.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate sealed opaque envelope containing a bidder's bond made payable to The Adjutant General, State of North Dakota, and executed by the bidder as principle and by a surety company authorized to conduct business in North Dakota, in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the bidder's highest total bid combination, including all add alternates to the bid items; conditioned that if the bid is accepted and the contract awarded, the bidder within ten (10) days after notice of such award, will effect and execute a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and provide payment and performance bonds as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the Owner. AIA Document A310, Bid Bond, is provided in the electronic project manual and should be used to execute the bid guarantee.
In compliance with Section 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code, each contractor submitting a bid must have a copy of their North Dakota Contractor's License or certificate of renewal issued by the Secretary of State enclosed in the bid bond envelope; must be licensed for the highest amount of their total bid combination including add alternates; and such license must have been in effect at least ten (10) days prior to the date of the bid opening.
No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the provisions herein as to bid bond and contractor license, and any deficient bid submitted will be resealed and returned to the bidder immediately.
The Owner reserves the right to hold all legitimate bids for a period of forty-five (45) days following the date fixed for the bid opening. It is the intent of the Owner to award a contract to the lowest and best bidder. The Owner further reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities, and shall incur no legal liability for the State for the payment of any monies until the contract is awarded and approved by the proper authorities.
In compliance with Section 48-01.2-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, the successful bidder shall be required to furnish payment and performance bonds covering the faithful performance of the contract award and the payment of all obligations thereunder, and all additional obligations required by the laws of the State of North Dakota. Each bond shall be in an amount equal to the full contract award amount.
DATED: 19 July 2021
OFFICE OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
Bismarck, North Dakota
By: /s/ JACKIE A. HUBER
Brigadier General, NDNG
Deputy Adjutant General
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