INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the ND

INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the NDSU Central Grasslands Research Extension Center, Streeter ND – Livestock Lab will be received at ICON Architectural Group until 11am CST Tuesday December 20th, 2022, after which they will be opened and read aloud in the conference room at ICON Architectural Group, 222 East Main Street, Suite B, Mandan, ND 58554 Bids received after that time will not be accepted. Interested parties are invited to attend. It is the responsibility of the bidders to see that mailed or delivered bids are received by the deadline listed above. Bids will be received at that time for a General Contractor, Mechanical Contractor and Electrical Contractor, or combined contract. Drawings and specifications prepared by ICON Architectural Group, LLC and their consultants may be seen and examined at the Architect’s office or at the following plan exchanges: Dodge Plan Room, Construction Market Data, Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Builder’s Exchanges at Minneapolis North Dakota Builder’s Exchanges: Bismarck Dickinson Minot Fargo Grand Forks South Dakota Builder’s Exchanges: Rapid City Bona fide (Prequalified) contract bidders may secure copies of the proposed contract documents as follows: 1. Bidders may request digital copies of the construction documents including addendums by contacting Laura Kendall at ICON Architectural Group at (701) 772-4266 or by contacting Kevin Sedivec at NDSU Central Grasslands REC at (701) 424-3606 2. One copy of the Drawings and Specifications, upon nonrefundable payment of $100.00 made to ICON Architectural Group may be obtained at the office of ICON Architectural Group LLC, 4000 Garden View Drive, Suite 101, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58201. Telephone (701) 772-4266. Drawings and specifications will be mailed to any contractor as requested for an additional fee of $10.00 (total of $110.00) Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a Bidder’s Bond in a sum equal to five percent (5%) of the full amount of the bid, including all add alternates, executed by the bidder as principal and by a Surety Company authorized to do business in this state, conditioned that if the principal’s bid be accepted and the contract awarded to him, he, within ten days after notice of award, will execute and effect a contract in accordance with the terms of his bid and a Contractor’s Bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing board. Cash, cashier’s check, or certified checks will not be accepted. A copy of the contractor’s license or certificate of renewal thereof issued by the Secretary of State shall be enclosed in the required bid bond envelope. Envelopes shall be identified as to contents and project. All bidders must be licensed for the highest amount of their bids as provided by Section 43 07 05 of the North Dakota Century Code. No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the above provisions as to bond and licenses and any deficient bid submitted will be re sealed and returned to the bidder immediately. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or irregularities, to reject any and all bids and to hold all bids for a period of 30 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof. (Nov. 30; Dec 7 & 14, 2022) 125281