Spencer Hospital - Abben Pharmacy Project

posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 in Public Notices


A hearing will be conducted on the proposed plans and specifications, the proposed form of contract, and estimate of cost for Spencer Hospital Abben Pharmacy, Spencer Hospital, Spencer, Iowa at a meeting of the Hospital Board (the "Board") to be held at Spencer Hospital, 1200 First Avenue East, Spencer, Iowa at 9:45 AM on the 27th of November, 2018, at which time and place any person may appear and file objections to the proposed plans, specifications, and form of contract and estimated costs for the Project.

Sealed proposals will be accepted for a Combined Contract at the Spencer Hospital Board Room, 1200 First Avenue East, Spencer, Iowa.  Proposals will be received on behalf of the Hospital by Mr. Joel Wassom, Facilities Director, Spencer Hospital until 10:00 o'clock A.M. on the 27th day of November, 2018 and at such time and place will be opened and publicly read.

Proposals previously received will be acted upon at the Board Meeting, November 29th, 2018 or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

Contract documents may be examined at the office of the Architect, CMBA Architects, 505 Grand Ave, Spencer, IA 51301, or obtained from the Architect for a $100 refundable deposit.  Contract documents may also be examined at the following Building Exchanges:

Greater Ft. Dodge Growth Alliance, Attn: Plan Room, 25 N 9th St., Ste A, Ft. Dodge IA 50501

Master Builders of Iowa 221 Park Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 (electronic)

McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge, c/o Beeline & Blue, 2507 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312

Minnesota Builders Exchange, 1123 Glenwood Ave., Minneapolis, MN  55405

North Iowa Builders Exchange, 15 West State Street, Box 1154, Mason City, IA  50401

Omaha Builders Exchange, 4255 S. 94th Street, Omaha NE 68127 (electronic)

Plains Builders Exchange, 220 N. Kiwanis Avenue, Sioux Falls SD 57104

Sioux City Construction League, 3900 Stadium Drive, Sioux City IA 51106

Sioux City Blueprinting, 709 Douglas, Sioux City, IA 51101

Sioux Falls Builders Exchange, 1418 “C” Avenue, Sioux Falls SD 57104

Work under the proposed contract shall be commenced upon receipt of signed contract and shall be completed in a timely manner. The General Contractor shall state the dates he anticipates to begin and complete the contract on the bid form.

The Board reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, re-advertise for new bids and to waive informalities that may be in the best interest of the Spencer Hospital.

Each proposal shall be accompanied by cash, a bid bond, certified check, cashier's check or certified credit union share draft in a separate sealed envelope in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount of the base bid or base bids.  The certified check or cashier's check or certified share draft shall be drawn on a bank or credit union in Iowa or a bank or credit union chartered under the laws of the United States of America and shall be made payable to the Hospital as security that if awarded a contract by resolution of the Board, the bidder will enter into a contract at the prices bid and furnish the required performance bond.  The certified check, cashier's check, or certified share draft may be cashed, or the bid bond forfeited, and the proceeds retained as penalty if the bidder fails to execute a contract or file acceptable performance and payment bonds or provide an acceptable certificate of insurance within 10 days after the acceptance of such proposal by resolution of the Board.

By virtue of statutory authority, a preference will be given to products and provisions grown and locally produced within the State of Iowa and to Iowa domestic labor.

No bidder may withdraw a bid for at least thirty (30) days after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids.

The successful bidder will be notified on or after November 29th, 2018 after the proposals have been reviewed by the Architect and a recommendation as to the lowest responsible bidder has been made to the Hospital and accepted by the Board.

The successful bidder of the Combined Contract will be required to furnish a bond in the amount equal to 100% of the contract price, said bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Hospital and shall guarantee the faithful performance of the contract and the terms and conditions therein contained.

Plans and specifications governing the construction of said proposed improvements have been prepared by CMBA Architects, Spencer, Iowa which plans and specifications referring to and defining said proposed improvements are hereby made a part of this notice and the proposed contract shall be executed to comply therein.

Published upon order of the Spencer Hospital of Directors of the Spencer Hospital, Spencer, Iowa.