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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
PART 1 - GENERAL
1.1 A. Sealed bids addressed to the Board of Education of the Omaha Public Schools, Douglas County, Nebraska, for the Omaha Public Schools 32nd and Burt Street Elementary School, OPS Bid Number 18-002 in Omaha, Nebraska for the Omaha Public Schools, hereinafter called “District” in accordance with the Contract Documents adopted by the District, prepared by Jackson-Jackson & Associates, Inc. and their Consultants, will be received in the office of District Operational Services, Omaha Public Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68131- 2024 until 2:00 p.m., October 26, 2017. The time clock maintained by District Operational Services, shall be the official clock utilized to determine the time for close of bidding.
B. At that time, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud and tabulation will be made to present to the Board of Education at the next regular meeting for consid- eration in awarding the Contract. Any bid received after the closing time will be returned unopened. The time clock maintained by OPS District Operational Serv- ices shall be the official clock utilized to determine the time for close of bidding.
1.2 There will be a Pre-Bid Conference on Thursday, October, 12, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at: the TAC Building, Room 4-187/4-188, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, Nebraska, 68131, for the purpose of answering questions and walking the site. It is MANDATORY that bidders are required to be present.
1.3 The Contractor shall identify their bid on the outside of the envelope by writing the
name of the project, OPS’s bid number and the date/time the bids are due on which they are bidding. The name of the project is “OPS 32nd and Burt Street Elementary School” The bid number is 18-002.
1.4 Contract Documents 97th Circle, Suite 1, Omaha, Nebraska 68122, and are on file at the following Plan Rooms:
Omaha Builders Exchange (electronic only)
4159 S. 94th Street, Omaha, NE 68127 402-991-6906
Lincoln Builders Bureau
5910 S. 58th St., Suite C, Lincoln, NE 68516 402-421-8332
Contractor Development Services Inc.
1313 Cuming Street, Suite. 200
Omaha, NE 68102
Catholic Charities Juan Diego Center Building
Mabel Alarcon-Craven, MBA – Microbusiness Director
5211 South 31st Street, Omaha, NE 68107
Heartland Workforce Solution
5752 Ames Avenue, Omaha, NE 68104
North Omaha Contractors Alliance
Houston McKell III
2505 North 24th Street, Suite 409A, Omaha, NE 68110 402-590-9300
REACH Plan Room
Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus
5300 N. 30th St., Building 10, Room 136C
Omaha, NE 68111
Contract Documents may be also examined electronically via the list below:
Construction Market Data
Dodge Data & Analytics
1.5 Bid Documents may be obtained from A & D Technical Supply, 4320 S. 89th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68127, Tele: 402-592-4950 Extension 4, (Fax: 402-592- 9302), upon deposit payment of $125.00 per set and payable to A & D Technical Supply. Alternatively, “Builders Cards” will be accepted as a form of deposit for this project.
A & D Technical Supply Company
4320 So. 89th Street Omaha, NE 68127
B. If Bid Documents are to be transmitted by mail or parcel service, submit a
separate, non-refundable check, payable as above, in the amount set by the Printing Company for UPS Ground shipment only.
1.6 A cashier’s check (bid security) payable to the Omaha Public Schools, in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the bid submitted must accompany the bid, or an acceptable Bid Bond in the same amount.
1.7 The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive any formalities or irregularities in bidding.
1.8 The District is committed to ideals of equal opportunity in all its business endeav- ors.
1.9 To be considered, Bids shall be made in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders and submitted on the Bid Proposal Form furnished in the Bid Documents.
1.10 All contractors submitting proposals for the Work shall first examine the premises and all conditions thereon and proposals shall take into consideration all conditions as may affect the work under the Contract.
1.11 Bids shall be on a Lump Sum basis.
1.12 Bidders may not withdraw their bids for a period of at least forty-five (45) calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids.
1.13 A Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond is required. The Con- tractor shall be able to furnish same on Work to be performed.
1.14 The completion date required by the Owner is June 1, 2019. As completion date established by the Owner is critical, liquidated damages of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per calendar day has been established and shall be taken into consid- eration by the Bidder, which amount shall be subtracted from the contract for
Construction before final payment for each calendar day Work is not substantially complete as judged by the Owner and Architect. Refer to the Owner’s “General Conditions of the Contract,’’ Article 60, “Time for Completion and Liquidated Dam- ages.”
1.14 Be advised that Liquidated Damages apply to both the Substantial Completion Date and the Final Project Completion Date.