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Posted on: January 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Notice to Bidders for New Law Enforcement Center Parking Lot






Description of Work

New Law Enforcement Center Parking Lot consisting of approximately 19,000 sf of site improvements.


Police Facility Design Group, PA 

500 Grand Blvd, Suite 20lA 

Kansas City, MO 64106

Construction Manager as Agent:

Carl A. Nelson & Company 

1815 Des Moines Avenue 

Burlington, Iowa 52601
Telephone: 319.754.8415

Fax: 319.753.2208

Bid Opening Time, Date and Location

City of Burlington will receive Bids on or before 2:00 PM on January 30th, 2017 at Burlington City Hall, City Clerk Office, Burlington, Iowa; attn.: Kathleen Salisbury, Burlington City Clerk. Bids received after this time will not be accepted. A public Bid Opening will be held at Council Chambers Room, Burlington, Iowa immediately following. The bids will be presented to and considered by the City of Burlington Council Members at Council Chambers Room at the next council meeting in the Council Chambers Room at the Burlington City Hall and such proposals received will be acted upon at such time and place or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

Owner will issue an authorization letter and tax exemption certificate to the contractor and/or subcontractors for the purchase or use of building materials, supplies, and equipment to be used on this project only.  DO NOT INCLUDE SALES TAX ON YOUR BID FORM.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 45 calendar days after the date of the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.

Pre-Bid Meeting:

A pre-bid meeting will be held on January 24, 2017 at 10 AM at 201 Jefferson Street. Burlington Iowa on the 1st floor. Attendance is recommended but not mandatory.

Type of Bid

Bids shall be based on a stipulated sum contract for multiple contracts.

Listing of Bid Packages:

Bid Package 1: Site Concrete and Pavement

Bid Package 2: Asphalt Pavement & Patching

Examination of the Documents

The Bid Documents may be examined at the following:

Master Builders - Electronic Plan Room­ information (221 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 515-288-7339)

Bid Documents may be ordered by contacting Rapids Reproductions which is located at 6015 Huntington Ct., NE. Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 by phone: 319-364-2473.

Bid Security and other Bonds

Bid security in the amount of five percent of the Bid must accompany each Bid in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders. The successful bidder shall be required to provide performance and payment bonds, each in the amount of 100 percent of the Contract Price.


Notice of Award will be issued within 45 days of the receipt of the bids. 

Construction Period:  Approximately 1 month

Owner's Right to Reject Bids

The City of Burlington reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities and technicalities, and to enter such contracts as it deems in the best interest of the City.

Bidders shall be prepared to submit a performance bond and payment bond conditioned on the faithful performance of the contract. Out-of-state bidders shall be prepared to submit an Out-of-State Contractor Bond to the Iowa Division of Labor in accordance with Chapter 91C of the Code of Iowa.

By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and produced within the State of lowa, and to Iowa labor to the extent lawfully required under Iowa law.

Iowa law provides that on public improvements a resident bidder shall be allowed preference as against a nonresident bidder from a state or foreign country which gives or requires a preference to bidders from that state or foreign country. The preference so allowed shall be equivalent to the preference given or required by the state or foreign country in which the nonresident bidder is a resident.

It is the intent of the Owner to award a contract or multiple contracts to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder provided the bid has been submitted in accordance with the bidding requirements. The Owner reserves the right to waive informalities or irregularities. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

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