Bids Solicited for Addition/Renovations to the Whitewater Library


ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 001113 – 1 MAY 16, 2024
Revised with Addendum 4


Sealed bids for the Addition and Renovations at Irvin L. Young Memorial Library will be received by the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library at 431 W. Center Street, Whitewater, WI 53190 until 11:00 a.m. prevailing time on Thursday June 27, 2024. Lump Sum bid proposals will be received for this project at the scheduled time of receipt of bids and will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above stated time and place.

Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Guarantee in the form of a Bid Bond, Certified Check or Bank Draft in an amount equal to and not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid and made payable to the City of Whitewater. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after the bid opening date without the consent of the Owner. Checks or drafts of unsuccessful Bidders will be returned as soon as practical, after opening and checking the bids. Successful Bidder must provide a Performance Bond and a Labor and Material Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract, acceptable to the Owner. Bids shall be submitted in an opaque sealed envelope clearly marked as SEALED BID and addressed to:

Diane Jaroch
Library Director
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
431 W. Center Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

The Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any or all bids or parts thereof or waive any irregularities or informalities in bidding.

QUALIFICATION: Each Bidder must satisfactorily complete the qualification process described in Section 004395 -General Requirements of the Project Manual, by providing the required Qualification Documents. The required Qualification Documents must be delivered along with the Bidder’s sealed bid at the same place and time requiredfor the bid. Contents of each Bidder’s Qualification Documents will be available for public review. The Qualification Documents will be reviewed by the Owner and Architect to determine the lowest responsible Bidder.

Bidding documents consist of drawings, project manuals, plus all addenda issued prior to bids; and may be obtained electronically from QuestCDN. ( Bidders will need to create a free account to login and search for the project through the QuestCDN E-bid document: # 9122030. Bid documents will be available beginning on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

A pre-bid meeting walk-through for general contractors was held at 1:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library located at 431 W. Center Street, Whitewater, WI 53190. Interested subcontractors were asked to attend. After the pre-bid meeting, everyone shall be given an opportunity to view the area of work, gather additional information, and ask specific questions. All contractors intending to submit a bid are required to visit the site. Bidders not attending the pre-bid meeting are required to make a site visit on their own time during the library’s regular hours. Visitors are asked to sign in at the circulation desk. Documented proof of a site visit, at the time of the pre-bid meeting or on the bidder’s own time, is required as part of a successful bid submission. Not visiting the site will be grounds for rejection of bid.

Board of Trustees
Irvin L. Young Memorial Library
Walworth County, Wisconsin

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