21121 - Tippecanoe County Public Library - Downtown Branch Renovation
Prebid Date9/15/22 3:00pm
Bid Date9/29/22 3:00pm
Company & Contacts
Cordogan Clark & Associates
Kathy Stewart 630-896-4678
627 South Street, Lafayette, Inidana 47901
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Trustees of the Tippecanoe County Public Library, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, will receive sealed proposals for the construction (including all labor, materials, and equipment) of the
TIPPECANOE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DOWNTOWN BRANCH IMPROVEMENTS 627 SOUTH STREET
LAFAYETTE, INDIANA 47901
up to the hour of 3:00 P.M. local time, Thursday, September 29ᵗʰ 2022, at the Downtown Branch of the Tippecanoe County Library, 627 South Street, Lafayette 47901. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter. Bids received after such time will be returned unopened. Bids may be withdrawn prior to such time, but no bids shall be withdrawn for a period of 60 days thereafter. The Board of Trustees of the Tippecanoe County Public Library, Tippecanoe County, Indiana reserves the right to retain any and all bids for a period of not more than sixty (60) days and said bids shall be and remain valid and in full force and effect during said time. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities, irregularities, or errors in the bidding to the extent permitted by law. This includes the right to extend the date and time for receipt for bids.
A general description of the work for which proposals are to be received consists of:
This project is a renovation of the Downtown Branch of the Tippecanoe County Public Library and includes updates to interior finishes, new ceilings and lighting, new casework, a mechanical systems replacement, a single-story slab on grade meeting room addition, and a new entry design, as well as sitework at the project site and Red Crown Museum.
All work shall be in accordance with the Bidding Documents, including the Specifications and the Construction Drawings.
Bids shall be addressed to the Board of Trustees of the Tippecanoe County Public Library, c/o Jos Holman, County Librarian, 627 South Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901, ATTN: TCPL Downtown Branch Improvements. Bids shall be completely and properly executed on Bid Form 96 (Revised 2013), as prescribed by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, giving financial data as recent as possible and in no event more than 90 days old. Each bid shall be accompanied by an executed non-collusion affidavit, an executed bid bond in the minimum amount of five percent (5%) of the bid and such other documents required by the Instructions to Bidders. Bid bond may be a certified or cashier’s check payable to the Board of Trustees of the Tippecanoe County Public Library, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, or an acceptable bidder’s bond. Should a successful bedder withdraw their bid, or fail to execute a satisfactory Contract, the Owner may declare the bid deposit forfeited as liquidated damages.
1. Any bid not signed by the individual making same shall have attached to it a power of attorney evidencing authority to sign the bid in the name of the person for whom it is signed.
2. A bid signed for a partnership shall be signed by one of the partners or by an attorney-in- fact. If signed by an attorney-in-fact, there shall be attached to the bid a power of attorney, evidencing authority to sign the bid, executed by the partners.
3. Bids which are submitted by a corporation shall have the correct name thereof and the signature of the president or other authorized officer of the corporation and secretary or an assistant manually written below the corporate name following the word
“by___________________”, and shall have affixed the corporate seal.
4. Each bid shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope, properly marked with the name and place of
business of the bidder, and the contract for which the bid is submitted.
Contract price will be based upon a complete exemption of Indiana State Sales Tax, and if later determined that a tax must be paid by Owner, contract price will be adjusted to reflect this liability of Owner. Owner will furnish copies of tax exemption certificates to all contractors.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a satisfactory Performance Bond and Payment Bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total contract price.
The Instructions to Bidders and General Conditions of the Contract for Construction contained in the Project Manual Specifications for the Project are by this reference made a part hereof, and all bidders shall be deemed advised of the provisions thereof and of the General Conditions, Specifications, and Drawings for the Project. Copies of all such documents are on file in the following locations:
Office of the Owner
Tippecanoe County Public Library
627 South Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Office of the Architect
Keystone Architecture, Inc.
322 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901
Blueprint Specialties, Inc.
1500 Union Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
Copies of the bidding documents will not be mailed, but must be purchased at Blueprint Specialties, 1500 Union Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47904, 765-742-6976. They can also be viewed via the Cordogan Clark Keystone online planroom, at www.cordoganclarkplanroom.com. The plans and specifications will be available on Friday, September 2ⁿᵈ 2022. Send all questions during bidding to Suzanne Lercel at Cordogan Clark Keystone, email@example.com.
A pre-bid meeting will be held on Thursday, September 15ᵗʰ, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. local time at the Downtown Branch of the Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South Street, Lafayette, strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. A tour in conjunction with the pre-bid meeting.