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Bid Title: Houser Street Parking Expansion and Athletic Field Grading Project
Category: Projects
Status: Closed

Notice is hereby given that the City of Muscatine, Iowa, will receive sealed proposals in the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, until 2:00 p.m., July 13, 2018, for the Houser Street Parking Expansion and Athletic Field Grading Project. At 2:05 p.m. on the same day the City’s Purchasing Agent shall open the bids received and announce the results.

A prebid meeting will be held on July 6, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. central time, located at City Hall, 215 Sycamore Street, Muscatine, Iowa. Attendance is recommended but not mandatory.

Bids will be reported to the City Council at their regular meeting to be held at 7:00 p.m. on July 19, 2018. Said proposals shall be acted on at that time or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

Description of the Type and Location of the Improvement
The project consists of the construction of a concrete parking lot, enhancing the safety features of the street crossings, grading four (4) athletic field areas and installing a sidewalk.

Proposals shall be submitted on a form furnished by the City and accompanied by a bid security in an amount equal to five (5) percent of the bid and shall stand as security that the successful bidder will enter into a contract for the work bid upon within ten (10) days after acceptance of his proposal by the City.

The City reserves the right to defer acceptance of any proposal for a period not to exceed thirty
(30) calendar days and to reject any and all bids, to waive technicalities and to enter into such contract as it shall deem for the best interest of said City.
The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Payment to the Contractor will be made from funds legally available for that purpose.
Payment will be made on the basis of monthly estimates equal to ninety-five (95) percent of the contract price. The balance of the five (5) percent due to the contractor will not be made earlier than thirty (30) days from the final acceptance of said work by the City, subject to the conditions and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 573 of the Code of Iowa. Before final payment will be made, the Contractor shall certify that all materials, labor and services have been paid for and shall; file, in duplicate with the City, an itemized statement showing the amount of Iowa sales tax or use tax, if any, and to whom paid, on all materials which have become part of the contract.
All work is to be performed and completed under the guidelines of OSHA and in strict compliance with plans and specifications prepared by iiw, P.C. which have heretofore been approved by the City Council and are now on file for public examination.

Proposed plans, specifications, and contract documents may be obtained from Master Builders of Iowa/Construction Update Plan Room or they may contact the Muscatine Parks and

Recreation Department, 215 Sycamore Street, Muscatine, Iowa 52761 or by calling 563-263- 0241 or on the City of Muscatine website.

Instructions to Bidders

Form of Proposal

Special Provisions

Bidding Plans and Specs

Publication Date/Time:
6/26/2018 11:01 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/13/2018 2:00 PM
Bid Opening Information:
July 13, 2018 2:05 p.m.

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