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Bid Title: Multicultural Family Center Expansion and Renovation Project
Category: Engineering
Status: Closed


Multicultural Family Center Expansion & Renovation 1101/1157 Central Ave.
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

120.1 Time and Place for Filing Sealed Proposals
Sealed Bids for the work comprising each improvement as stated below must be filed
before 4:00 p.m. on October 29, 2019, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall - First 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 shortly after 4:00p.m. on October 29,
2019, at City Hall - Conference Room A, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa, for
consideration by the City Council at its meeting on November 4th, 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 April 30, 2020.

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 Tri-State Blueprint, 696 Central Avenue,
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

120.8 General Nature of Public Improvement Project
Multicultural Family Center Expansion & Renovation
The Project will be for the interior and exterior renovation of the buildings at 1101 Central Ave. and 1157 Central Ave.
Base Bid Estimated Total Cost = $1,135,000
Alternate No. 1 Estimated Total Cost Add = $11,000 Alternate No. 2 Estimated Total Cost Add =

120.9 Pre-Bid Construction Conference
Each prospective bidder is encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Construction Meeting to be held at 2:30
PM on October 16, 2019, at 1101 Central Ave. Attendance by all prospective bidders is not mandatory
but highly recommended. Asbestos abatement will be occurring from October 21 through November 8th
and the building will not be accessible.

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.

On the following date, October 8, 2019, this Notice was posted at the following locations:
1. Tri-State Blueprint plan room service.
2. Master Builders of Iowa construction lead generating service.
3. The City of Dubuque Website.
Publication Date/Time:
10/9/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/29/2019 2:00 PM
Addendum Date/Time:
Addendum No. 1 10/22/19, Addendum No. 2 issued 10/24/19
Contact Person:
Project Contact:
Name: Marie Ware
Title: Leisure Services Manager
Department: Leisure Services
Phone: 563.589.4264

Project Contact:
Name: Dieter Muhlack
Title: Principal Engineer
Phone: 563.587.8637

Project Contact:
Name: Andrew McCready
Title: Principal Architect
Phone: 563.6637559

Download Available:
No plan deposit required.
Plan & Spec Available:
Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at Tri-State Blueprint, 696 Central Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The Contract Documents will also be available on the City’s website at No plan deposit is required.
Plan Holders List:
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