REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
OWNER: MILLE LACS BAND OF OJIBWE DATE ISSUED: 9 MAY 2017
43408 OODENA DRIVE
ONAMIA, MN 56359 BID DATE: 7 JUNE 2017
PROJECT: NEW HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FACILITY
TO: INVITED QUALIFIED GENERAL CONTRACTORS
THIS IS NOT A CHANGE ORDER NOR A DIRECTION TO PROCEED WITH THE WORK DESCRIBED HEREIN.
RFP for Turn Key Construction of a Health and Human Services Building
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Community Development office will be accepting sealed lump sum bids from pre-qualified General Contractors for the construction of the New Health and Human Services (HHS) Facility to be built in the District I Vineland community. Bids will be due Wednesday 7 June 2017 at 3:00 PM. General Contractor bids received will be opened and qualified by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe on Thursday 8 June 2017 at 8:30 AM. Subcontract bids will be received by the following Selected QUALIFIED General Contractors only.
A mandatory pre-bid site visit will be held Wednesday, May 17th at 10:00am. Directions to project site: From Jct. Hwy 169 & Mille Lacs County 25: Take Hwy 25 South approx. 1 Miles to the Site on the West side of the ML25.
Pre-Qualified General Contractors for this project are:
Hytec Construction- Mitch Feierabend email@example.com
PCL – Darin Engelby DDEngelby@pcl.com
Nor-son, Inc. – Mark Korte – firstname.lastname@example.org
Donlar Corporation- Bob Peterson- email@example.com
- Gohman Construction, Co., Inc. – Denis Anderson – firstname.lastname@example.org
- It is the Contractors responsibility to identify any and all discrepancies in the scope of work, not meeting Industry Standards or that which is inconsistent with the International Building Code (IBC), and the Plans and Project Specification Book as prepared by Seven Generations Architecture & Engineering, LLC
- All electrical wiring, apparatus and equipment for electric light, heat and power, technology circuits or systems shall comply with the rules of the Department of Commerce or the Department of Labor and Industry, as applicable, and be installed in conformity with accepted standards of construction for safety to life and property.
- Contractor must reconnect all utilities, service panel or service feed. Also includes gas, propane.
- Contractor will secure all permits and fees.
- Contractor is responsible for a thorough investigation of the scope of work.
- Contractor will repair any damage to the property or structure created by the scope of work.
- Contractor shall be responsible for all debris removal related to all work performed under this work scope.
- NO WORK SHALL BE PERFORMED UNTIL ALL REQUIRED PERMITS HAVE BEEN ISSUED AND COPIES IN THE POSSESSION OF THE PROJECT COORDINATOR AND /OR MILLE LACS BAND BUILDING OFFICIAL.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WILL, TO THE GREATEST EXTENT FEASIBLE, GIVE PREFERENCE IN THE AWARD OF CONTRACT TO INDIAN ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIAN-OWNED ECONOMIC ENTERPRISES.
Specified Product Substitutions: All proposed product substitutions must be
approved by the Project Coordinator 5 days prior to bid. Any approved substitutions, will be made available to all bidders.
- All Contractors (including subcontractors) must comply with Federal Davis Bacon wage requirements.
- All Contractors must provide the following along with their bid submittal:
- Completed and signed MLB Community Development Construction Bid Form, including TERO acknowledgement, and any addenda acknowledgement. Must include a schedule of values.
- A copy of Current MLB Vendor’s License (or a copy of the submitted application)
- A copy of Current Insurance Certificate
- A copy of Subcontractor/Material Supplier list
- A copy of valid State of Minnesota Contractor’s License
- A copy of Authorized Signature Sheet (submitted with first bid submittal)
- A letter from surety company stating ability to bond project.
- All Contractors must comply with all Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe American Indian Employment requirements (see 18 MLBSA § 5). Contact Craig Hansen at (320) 532-4778.
All proposals MUST be mailed and labeled as follows:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Commissioner of Community Development
Sealed Bid: District I Health and Human Services Building
P.O. Box 509
Onamia, MN 56359
**Please note that the bids must be submitted via mail to the P.O. Box. FedEx and UPS will not deliver to a P.O. Box and the Onamia post office will not accept hand delivered items. Please plan accordingly to ensure the timely receipt of your bid submittal. **
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/PROJECT MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS FOR ANY REASON.
- Firms must be licensed with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. A copy of this license (or the license application) must accompany each bid. Licensing process can take several weeks. If you are not currently licensed with the MLBO, please submit a copy of your license application along with your proposal. Contact Jacquelyn Smith at (320) 532-8240 or via email at email@example.com with questions regarding licensing and for the license application.
Permit and Contractor Requirements:
Permits: Contractors are responsible to attain all necessary permits for all work, including Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe (MLBO) Permits., Minnesota Department of Health plumbing review.
Utilities: Contractor shall be responsible for application, coordination, and costs associated with utility connections (Electric, Natural Gas)
TERO Fee: Contractor shall include ½% TERO fee in base bid.
MLBSA Section 17 Procurement Statue Ordinance 03-06 states the following:
Section 17. Bonding
- In construction contracts that are federally funded or deemed commercial, bonding is required. These types of contracts shall demand a performance bond not less than twenty (20%) percent of the total contract price, but not to exceed $500,000.00. A performance bond requirement is to ensure that, if a contractor defaults, the Band may request that the surety pay the expense incurred to complete the construction contract.
- In addition, all construction contracts identified as federally funded or commercial shall be covered by a payment bond equal to one payment installment or cover subcontractors/suppliers as determined by the Contracting Officer or his agents. The payment bond must contain language stating that if the contractor fails to make a payment to its subcontractors/suppliers, the surety will make the necessary payment.