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BIDS DUE: September 29, 2021 at 2:00 PM

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

NON-MANDATORY PREBID MEETING: Thursday, September 16, 2021
1:00 PM
Decatur County Hospital


Sealed bids will be received by the Owner at Decatur County Hospital until 2:00 PM, Central Time, on September 29, 2021.

Bids will be opened and read virtually at 2:05 PM by using the following information:

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Bids will be considered by the Owner at a public hearing to be held at 1405 NW Church St, Main Conference Room at 5:30 PM, Central Time, on September 29, 2021 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

The general nature of the work is as follows: an addition of approximately 8,470 SF onto the existing Decatur County Hospital located at 1405 Church St, Leon, IA. The building addition will be added onto the existing building and includes a new clinic and operating room. The building addition will include a new employee entrance and paved parking areas. The building will be
constructed as a one-story brick addition to match the existing hospital.

Work shall include site utilities, paving, landscaping, grading, structural concrete and steel, architectural, plumbing, piping, mechanical and electrical.

The Owner’s construction budget for this project is $3.5 – $3.7 million.

The work must commence on October 15, 2021 and must be substantially completed by September 15, 2022. Final completion to be reached by October 14, 2022.

Bidding documents may be examined online at:

Bid Clerk 28 N. Clark St., Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60602
Construction Market Data 30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 100,
Norcross, GA 30092
Rapids Reproductions, DFS Plan Room, Shive-Hattery Custom Portal,
6015 Huntington Ct. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
DB Reprographics, Inc.,, 1207 Highland Court,
Suite B, Iowa City, IA 52240
Action Reprographics,, 5037 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
Dodge Data & Analytics, 4300 Beltway Place, Ste. 180, Arlington, TX
Master Builders of Iowa, 221 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Copies of the Bidding documents may be obtained by Bidders and Subbidders at the Architect/Engineer’s office [or some other location with name, address and telephone number inserted here] in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing the sum of one hundred ($ 100 .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 Decatur County Hospital.

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

Decatur County Hospital – OR & Clinic Addition
Project # 4194100
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