Invitation To Bid
Sealed bids will be received by the State Engineer on behalf of the Board of Regents at the Office of the State Engineer, Joe Foss Building, 523 East Capitol, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3182 until 4:00 PM CT, March 27, 2013 for Mickelson Hall Window Replacement, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, OSE # R0613--04X.
Combined Bids will be received for the removal and replacement of the existing windows in Mickelson Hall on the University of South Dakota campus.
Contractors Please Note: There will be an on-site pre-bid meeting on March 21, 2013 at 1:30 PM CT. Attendance is not required but is recommended for contractors to be familiar with the building and project. Contractors shall meet at the Lobby of Mickelson Hall on the USD campus.
Copies of the Plans and Specifications may be obtained by bidders at the office of Schramm Architects, 211 Walnut Street, Yankton, SD 57078, 605.668.0883. Copies are on file for viewing purposes at the Office of the State Engineer, Joe Foss Building, 523 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-3182. Anyone requesting, reviewing, or copying Plans and Specifications for this project (such individual is hereinafter referred to as “bidder”) agrees that they are doing so for the sole purpose of submitting a bid on the project. In consideration of the State of South Dakota providing such Plans and Specifications for the purpose of preparing a bid, bidder further agrees:
A. The Plans and Specifications are the sole property of the State;
B. Any copies of the Plans and Specifications obtained directly from the State will be returned to the office of Schramm Architects immediately after the State provides notice that bidder will not be awarded a contract, or thirty (30) days after the bid opening for the project, which ever occurs first;
C. Any copies of the Plans and Specifications made by the bidder will be destroyed immediately after the State provides notice that bidder will not be awarded a contract, or thirty (30) days after the bid opening for the project, which ever occurs first;
D. If bidder does not submit a bid, bidder will fulfill the requirements of B and C above on or before the date of the bid opening;
E. The Plans and Specifications are to be used only with respect to this project and are not to be used for any other project or purposes other than preparing a bid for this project;
F. The Plans and Specifications will not be disseminated to any person or entity for purposes other than obtaining pricing information without the express written approval of the state;
G. All information contained in the Plans and Specifications is confidential; and
H. Should the bidder disseminate the Plans and Specifications to an individual or entity for purposes of obtaining pricing information, the bidder will require that individual or entity to adhere to the terms set forth herein. The bidder, however, assumes no liability for the misuse of the Plans and Specifications by such third party or such third party's failure to comply with the provisions contained herein.
Should bidder be awarded a contract for construction of the project, bidder does not need to return or destroy plans and specifications until after completion of the project.
Each bid in excess of $50,000.00 must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier's check or draft in the amount of 5% of the base bid and all add alternates and drawn on a State or National Bank or a 10% bid bond issued by a surety authorized to do business in the State of South Dakota and made payable to the Board of Regents of the State of South Dakota.
The Board of Regents reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any irregularities therein.
Effective January 9, 2013, the University of South Dakota is a smoke-free campus.
KRISTI HONEYWELL, P.E.
Office of the State Engineer
Published twice at the total approximate cost of $83.83.
Published: March 15 & 22, 2013