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March 15, 2021


Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion
BIDS DUE: April 1, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Iowa Specialty Hospital- Clarion
1316 S Main Street
Clarion, IA 50525

Architect (hereinafter referred to as Architect/Engineer):
Shive-Hattery, Inc.
4125 Westown Pkwy, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50266

NON-MANDATORY PREBID MEETING: Thursday, March 18, 2021
2:00 PM
Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion, Board Room B, 1316 S Main Street

Sealed bids will be received by the Owner at Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion, Board Room B, 1316 S Main Street until 1:00 PM, Central Time, on April 1, 2021.

Sealed bids will be opened and publicly read at the Iowa Specialty Hospital - Clarion, Board Room B, 1316 S Main Street at 1:05 PM , Central Time, on 04-01-2021 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

On Friday, April 2, 2021, at a meeting of the Board of Directors at Iowa Specialty Hospital, 1316 South Main Street, Clarion, IA, the Board will review the Bids and consider the Award of the Contract.

The general nature of the work is as follows:

The project includes remodel of 8 existing Clarion Hospital patient rooms. The patient rooms are currently served from steam radiators below the windows and 2-pipe fan coil units on an interior wall. The ceiling space of these existing rooms is extremely tight and limits the options for modifying the HVAC. The existing patient rooms will be upgraded to remove outdated cabinets and awkward sink placements. There will be four patient toilet rooms that will be remodeled as well.

The work must commence immediately following the Notice of Award and must reach substantial completion by June 15, 2021.

The project shall reach final completion no later than June 30, 2021.

Bidding documents may be examined online at:
Construction Market Data 30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 100, Norcross, GA 30092

Action Reprographics,, 5037 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA

iSqFt 4500 W. Lake Forest Drive Ste. 502, Cincinnati, OH 45242

Master Builders of Iowa, 221 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Copies of the Bidding documents may be obtained by Bidders and Subbidders at Action Reprographics, 5037 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA;; 515-288-2146 in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing the sum of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each set of documents. A Master Builders card may be presented in place of a deposit. The deposit will be refunded in full upon return of the documents in good condition within ten days after receipt of bids.

Each Bidder shall accompany the Bid with a Bid security, in a separate envelope, as security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon and will furnish after the award of the contract corporate surety bond or bonds, acceptable to the Owner, for the faithful performance of the contract, in an amount equivalent to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The bidder's security shall be in an amount equivalent to 5% of the bid amount, and shall be in the form of a cashier's or certified check drawn on a bank in Iowa or a bank chartered under the laws of the United States of America, or a certified bank share draft drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States of America or a bid bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the Owner. The bid security will be held by the Owner until a contract is fully executed and bonds are approved by the Owner.

All Bidders are required to provide a statement regarding their residency status as required by 875 Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 156.

Contractors using “materials, supplies, and equipment” on projects in designated “exempt entities” may purchase these items without liability for the sales tax. The contractor must have a purchasing agent authorization letter and an exemption certificate from the public entity to present to the retailer, which specifies the construction project and will be available for that project only.

Owner will issue an authorization letter and an 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 30 days after the date of the scheduled closing time for the receipt of bids.

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 coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa labor to the extent lawfully required under Iowa law.

It is the intent of the Owner to award a contract 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.

Published by order of the Board of Directors of the Iowa Specialty Hospital, Clarion, Iowa.
Publish: No later than March 19, 2021

Submit your offer on the Bid Form provided. Bidders may supplement this form as appropriate.


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