INVITATION TO BID –Bid Package S - Rebid

    1.1 PROJECT INFORMATION

    A. Notice to Bidders: Qualified bidders are invited to submit bids for  Project as described in this

Document according to the Instructions to Bidders.

    B. Project Identification: Plymouth Public Library Furniture

    1. Project Location: 201 North Center Street, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.     C. Owner: Plymouth Public Library.

    1. Owner's Representative: Steven Buras.

    D. Architect: Arkos Design, Inc., 117 Lincolnway West, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544.

    1. Project Manager: Sally Anglemyer.

    2. spa@arkosdesign.com

    3. 574-257-0000.

    E. Project Description: Project consists of Library Shelving for the Library Renovation.

    F. Construction Contract: Bids will be received for the following Work:

    1. Project consisting of the following prime contract:

    1. Library Shelving.   (Bid Package S).

    1.2  BID SUBMITTAL AND OPENING

    A. Owner  will  receive  sealed  bids  until  the  bid  time  and  date  at  the  location  indicated  below.

    Owner  will  consider  bids prepared  in  compliance  with  the  Instructions  to  Bidders  issued  by Owner, and delivered as follows:

    1. Bid Date: December 15, 2022.

    2. Bid Time: 9:00 a.m., local time.

    3.  Location: Plymouth Public Library, 201 North Center Street, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.

Attention: Steven Buras.  Laramore Meeting Room.

    4. All bids shall be hand delivered or  received by mail prior to the time listed above. All bids shall be concealed in an envelope within the delivery envelope with the name  of the company  and contact information clearly marked on  the outside of  the inner envelope. Clearly note which bid package is included on the outside of the inner envelope.  Refer to Instructions to Bidders for additional information on Submission.

    B. Bids will be thereafter publicly opened and read aloud.

    1.3 BID SECURITY

    A. Bid security shall be submitted with each bid in the amount of 5 percent of the bid amount. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after opening of bids. Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities and irregularities.

    1.4 PREBID CONFERENCE

    A. No Prebid Conference will be held for this Package.

    1.5 DOCUMENTS

    A. Printed Procurement and Contracting Documents: Obtain starting November 22, 2022, by contacting Arkos Design Inc. Documents will be provided to prime bidders only; only complete sets of electronic documents will be issued.

    1.6 TIME OF COMPLETION

    A. Bidders shall begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and shall complete the Work within the Contract Time. Furniture installation will commence 14 days following substantial completion of  construction.   Construction is anticipated to take 575 days  and will be phased. Construction shall begin around  January 9, 2023.   The furniture will be delivered in 2 phases and  costs  associated  with  phasing  shall  be included  in  the  bid.  Bidders  shall  order  materials upon approval of the contract at such  a time to avoid price increases.   Storage of  materials to accommodate the construction duration listed above shall be included in the bid.  The successful bidders shall communicate and coordinate often with the design team to track progress and adjust accordingly.  Storage fees  as a result of construction delays will not be the responsibility of the furniture vendor.

    1.7 BIDDER'S QUALIFICATIONS

    A. Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades and be able to obtain insurance and bonds required for the Work.  A Performance Bond and Payment Bond for Custom items and Insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder.

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