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Bid Title: Dubuque Fire Headquarters - ADA Ramp Replacement Project
Category: Engineering
Status: Closed



DBQ Fire Headquarters - ADA Ramp Replacement Project

120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed before 2:00 p.m.
on July 23, 2019, in the Engineering Department Office, City Hall - Second Floor, 50 West 13th
Street, Dubuque, Iowa.

120.2 Time and Placed Sealed Proposals Will be Opened and Considered
Sealed proposals will be opened, and Bids tabulated at 2:05 pm. on July 23, 2019, at City Hall -
Conference Room B, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for consideration by the City Council at its
meeting on July 23, 2019. The City of Dubuque, Iowa, reserves the right to reject any and all Bids.

120.3 Time for Commencement and Completion of Work
Work on the Project must be commenced within ten (10) calendar days after the Notice to Proceed has
been issued and shall be substantially completed by August 23, 2019 and fully completed by August
30, 2019.

120.4 Bid Security
Each Bidder must accompany its Bid with a Bid security as security that the successful Bidder will
enter into a contract for the work Bid upon and will furnish after the award of contract a
corporate surety Bond, acceptable to the governmental entity, for the faithful performance of the
contract, in an amount equal to one hundred percent of the amount of the contract. The Bid security
must be in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the amount of the contract and must be in the form of
a cashier’s check or certified check drawn on a state-chartered or federally chartered bank, or a
certified share draft drawn on a state- chartered or federally chartered credit union, or the
Bidder may provide a Bid Bond with corporate surety satisfactory to the governmental entity. The
Bid Bond must contain no conditions except as provided in this section.

120.5 Contract Documents
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second
Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on
the City’s website at No plan
deposit is required.

120.6 Preference for Iowa Products and Labor
By virtue of statutory authority, preference will be given to products and provisions grown and
coal produced within the State of Iowa, and to Iowa domestic labor, to the extent lawfully required
under Iowa statutes.

120.7 Sales Tax
The Bidder should not include State of Iowa sales tax in its Bid. A sales tax exemption certificate
will be available for all material purchased in Iowa for incorporation into the Project.

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project

DBQ Fire Headquarters- ADA Ramp Replacement Project CIP # 350-1402

This project involves the removal and replacement of the current main building entrance ADA ramp
with resulting modifications to its handrail and surrounding area.

Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $9,400

120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference
No formal pre-bid conference is planned. Prospective bidders may visit the project site at their
convenience. Please contact the Project Manager Steve Sampson Brown with any questions regarding
the bid documents.

120.10 Title VI – Non-Discrimination Clause
The City of Dubuque in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42
U.S.C. 2000d-2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation,
Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs of
the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it
will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement,
minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in
response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race,
color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.

120.11 Notice to Bidders Distribution
On the following date, July 3, 2019, this Notice was posted at the following locations:The City of
Dubuque Website.

Publication Date/Time:
7/5/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
7/23/2019 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
City of Dubuque Engineering Department
Bid Opening Information:
Conference Room B - City Hall
Contact Person:
Project Contact:
Name: Steve Sampson Brown
Title: Project Manager
Department: Engineering
Phone: 563-589-4272

Project Contact:
Name: Jon Dienst
Title: Civil Engineer
Department: Engineering
Phone: 563-589-4104

Download Available:
No plan deposit required.
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Engineering Department, City Hall – Second Floor, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.
Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm
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