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Audubon County Memorial Hospital

BIDS DUE: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM CST TO:


Audubon County Memorial Hospital 515 S. Pacific Ave

Audubon, IA 50025

Architect (hereinafter referred to as Architect): Shive-Hattery, Inc.

4125 Westown Parkway, Ste 100 West Des Moines, IA 50266

NON-MANDATORY PREBID MEETING: Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:00 AM CST

ACMH Board Room 515 Pacific St TO: POTENTIAL BIDDERS

Sealed bids will be received by the Owner at ACMH Board Room 515 S. Pacific Ave until 2:00 PM CST, Central Time, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

Sealed bids will be opened and publicly read at the ACMH Board Room 515 S. Pacific Ave at 2:00 PM CST , Central Time, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

Bids will be considered by the Owner at a public meeting to be held at 515 S. Pacific Ave, ACMH Board Room at 5:00 PM CST, Central Time, on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

The general nature of the work is as follows:

Audubon County Memorial Hospital will be converting an existing patient room and toilet into a pharmacy clean room to meet the USP 800 standards. The area is approximately 400 sf located on the upper level of the hospital. There will be one exterior window to fill in. There is a new air handling mechanical unit that will be mounted to the roof above this room. All the electrical and mechanical systems will be revised as needed for the new layout. There will be two hood rooms a positive and negative room with an ante room and supply room.

The Owner’s construction budget for this project is 280,000.

The work must commence on or about October 15, 2019, and must be completed on March 15, 2020.



Bidding documents may be examined at the Architect/Engineer’s office, at the Owner’s office, online at, and at the following location(s):

Construction Market Data 30 Technology Parkway South, Suite 100, Norcross, GA 30092

Action Reprographics,, 5037 NE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA

Dodge Data & Analytics, 4300 Beltway Place, Ste. 180, Arlington, TX 76018-5253

Construction Update Plan Room, 221 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Copies of the Bidding documents may be obtained from Action Reprographics 5037 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50313 Phone: 515.288.2146 in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders upon depositing the sum of fifty ($50.00) 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.