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26657 Johnson Drive Concrete

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, Community Development office will be accepting sealed lump sum bids for a residential renovation at 26657 Johnson Drive, Sandstone, MN. Bids will be due Wednesday September 29th 2021 at 3:00 PM. Bids received will be opened and qualified by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe on Thursday September 30th, 2020 at 10:00 AM.

A Pre-Bid site visit will not be held. Contractors are encouraged to view the site through satellite imagery, and the provided site pictures. You may also view the site in person. Please contact Project Manager for notification.

General Notes:

  1. 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 Residential Code (IRC), and Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe 2016 MLB Project Specification Book.
  2. 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.
  3. Contractor must reconnect all utilities, service panel or service feed. Also includes gas, propane. Include such equipment or materials identified in the pre-bid conference.
  4. Contractor will secure all permits and fees.
  5. Contractor is responsible for a thorough investigation of the scope of work.
  6. Contractor will repair any damage to the property or structure created by the scope of work.
  7. 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.

Work Scope Description:

Exterior:

  1. Saw cut existing asphalt driveway apron, 7’-3” feet from front of garage slab (even with existing concrete control joint) and remove asphalt. Width of asphalt area is 16’-6”. Expose top of foundation block, clean and fill any open block cores with concrete grout to ensure solid top bearing for new apron slab, and prevention from future erosion damage.
  2. Prep subgrade, compact and form new apron ensuring elevations match existing surrounding surfaces. Sub-cut existing grade and install granular fill material as needed, and expansion joint material where needed. Install 4” minimum thickness concrete to be 4000 psi air entrained mix with #4 rebar reinforcement grid placed at 24” o.c. each way. Dowel into existing concrete sidewalk / patio. Provide tooled edges and control joints on new apron.
  3. Remove forms and repair surrounding grade at disturbed areas following concrete placement.
  4. MLBO building permit is required.

Bid Alternate #1: added cost to sawcut at 28’ and remove remainder of existing asphalt drive, and place new concrete out to 28’-0” from existing garage. (additional 343sf of replacement)

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.

Contacts:
Interested bidders shall contact either Ryan Jendro at 320.630.5011 or by email at ryan.jendro@millelacsband.com to be included on the bidder’s list in the event that any addendums are issued for this project.

Mobilization:

  1. The Contractor shall be capable of mobilizing his equipment and crews within seven days of the receipt of Notice to Proceed.
  2. Contractor shall provide means and methods for all building phases of construction.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/PROJECT MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS FOR ANY REASON.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WILL, TO THE GREATEST EXTENT FEASIBLE, GIVE PREFERENCE IN THE AWARD OF CONTRACT TO INDIAN ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIAN-OWNED ECONOMIC ENTERPRISES.

Bidding Notes

Bidding Notes

  1. Submit proposal in lump sum (supply and install), not to exceed amount
  2. All Contractors (including subcontractors) must comply with Davis Bacon wage requirements.
  3. All Contractors must provide the following along with their bid submittal:
    a. Completed and signed MLB Community Development Construction Bid Form
    b. A copy of Current MLB Vendor’s License (or a copy of the submitted application)
    c. A copy of Current Insurance Certificate
    d. Completed and signed copy of the TERO Compliance Plan
    e. A copy of Subcontractor/Material Supplier list
    f. A copy of valid State of Minnesota Contractor’s License
    g. A copy of Authorized Signature Sheet (submitted with first bid submittal)
  4. All Contractors must comply with all Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe American Indian Employment requirements (see 18 MLBSA § 5). Contact Lori Trail at (320) 532-4778.

All proposals must be mailed and labeled as follows:
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Commissioner of Community Development
Sealed bid: 26657 Johnson Drive
PO Box 509
Onamia, MN 56359

Please note that the bids 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. Do not require delivery signature.

**The Band reserves the right to reject any bid that it is unable to collect at the Onamia post office by the bid deadline date and time, provided that the Band has made diligent and reasonable efforts to collect the bid. The Band reserves this right even in the event that the bid has been postmarked before the deadline.

PROPOSALS NOT SUBMITTED IN THIS MANNER WILL BE REJECTED.

Licensing:
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 Elizabeth Thornbloom at (320)532-8274 or via email at EThornbloom@grcasinos.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 and City of Columbia Heights.

Bonding Requirements: In accordance with 2016 MLB Project Specification Book. Please note that bonding requirements on Mille Lacs Band Funded Residential projects has changed. All projects over $50,000 require bonding regardless of company ownership.

MLBSA Section 17 Procurement Statue Ordinance 03-06 states the following:

Section 17. Bonding

A. For all Band funded residential construction projects, a performance bond is required for contracts in excess of $50,000.00. The performance bond shall be at a minimum twenty (20%) percent of the contract price, but not in excess of $500,000.00.

SECTION II – BIDDING FORMS
Bidding Requirements and Contract Forms
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

FY 2021 CONSTRUCTION BID FORM
REQUIRED FOR ALL BIDS

FIRM NAME: __

JOB/PROJECT: 26657 Johnson Drive Concrete Repair

LUMP SUM PRICE:

__$____
(Written Value) (Dollar Amount)

ALTERNATE #1: (Additional Concrete Replacement 343sf)

__$____
(Written Value) (Dollar Amount)

Acknowledgement of Addendum(s): 1) __ date 2) date 3) date

BID GUARANTEE PERIOD:
I agree to hold this bid open for a period of 90 days after the bid opening. If this bid is accepted I agree to execute a Contract and/or a Purchase Order with the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe along with furnishing all required bonding (if required) and insurances.

TERO COMPLIANCE:
I understand that this company, its subcontractors and all employees performing work on this project will be expected to comply with all Mille Lacs Band TERO Compliance Regulations. Upon being informed that I will be awarded a contract for this project, I will submit all required TERO Compliance Plans directly to the MLB TERO Office for review and approval.

Acknowledgement of TERO Compliance: _____

ATTACHMENTS REQUIRED: Failure to provide any of these attachments will result in bid disqualification.
o MLB BID FORM (MUST BE SIGNED)
o MLBO VENDOR LICENSE
o COPY OF CURRENT INSURANCES
o LETTER FROM BONDING SURETY
o COPY OF MINNESOTA CONTRACTOR’S LICENSE
o SUB-CONTRACTOR LISTS (Include values)

NAME: ____TITLE:____

SIGNATURE: ___DATE:____

FIRM NAME: ____TELEPHONE:_____

ADDRESS: ____

EMAIL ADDRESS: ____