NOTICE TO BIDDERS (Invitation to Bid)

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Sealed bids will be received by the District School Board of Clay County until
3:00pm on Thursday, 8 December 2022,
in the Purchasing Conference Room,
800 Center Street, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud for furnishing all labor and materials for the construction of:
ORANGE PARK JUNIOR HIGH BUILDINGS 1, 2, 3 & 4
WINDOW REPLACEMENT
All work shall be done according to the plans and specifications prepared by:
BRIAN BOATRIGHT ARCHITECT, INC.
914 Plainfield Ave, Orange Park, FL 32073
email all questions to brianoboatrightaia@gmail.com
include project number in subject line
Plans are available for purchase and on file with the following plan room:

LDI Reproprinting Center
550 Wells Road, Suite 8, Orange Park, FL 32073
(904) 579-4027
orangepark@ldireproprinting.com
Any addenda will be sent automatically (electronically) to the known plan holders. Other delivery methods may be arranged with the architect. Partial sets of drawings and/or specifications are not advised and neither the architect nor owner will be responsible for partial information given to subcontractors by the general contractors. Electronic drawings and specifications will not be distributed.
There will be Mandatory Pre-bid Meeting at the site on Tuesday, 22 November 2022, at 9:00am per Section 00100, Part 9.2. Bidders not attending the pre-bid meeting will not be permitted to submit a bid.
Only contractors having been pre-qualified by the Clay County School District are eligible to submit bids for this project. Only pre-qualified Contractors should submit bids for this project (Florida Statutes).
DISCRIMINATION: An entity or affiliate who has been placed on the discriminatory vendor list may not submit a bid on a contract to provide goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work, may not submit bids on leases of real property to public entity, may not award or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity.
The owner reserves the right to waive any irregularities and minor technicalities or to reject any and all bids. Each bidder must deposit, with his bid, a bid bond or cashier's check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the base bid price, payable to the owner.
The successful bidder will be required to provide a performance, labor and material bond in the amount of 100% of the accepted bid amount.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Any actual or prospective bidder who disputes the reasonableness or competitiveness of the terms and conditions of the invitation to bid, contract award, or recommendation for contract award, shall file a notice of protest with the superintendent of schools within 72 hours of receipt of the bid solicitation, posting of the bid tabulations, or posting of the bid award and must file a formal written protest within ten (10) days following the filing of the notice to protest. Failure to observe such timelines will constitute a waiver of proceedings and of right to protest as stipulated in Chapter 120 of the Florida Statutes. The school board requires a protestor to post bond in accordance with Florida Statutes, Section 255.0516 F.S.
Protest Bond Requirement:
Should a contractor wish to protest the bid recommendation, the protestor shall be required to post a bond as follows:
I.Twenty-five thousand ($25,000.00), or 2% of the lowest accepted bid, whichever is greater, for projects valued over $500,000.00; and
II.Five percent (5%) of the lowest accepted bid for all projects valued less than $500,000.00.
Conditioned upon payment of all cost and fees, which may be adjusted against the protestor, in the administrative hearing. If at the hearing, the school board prevails, it may recover all costs and attorney’s fees from the protester; if the protestor prevails, the protestor shall recover from the school board, all costs and attorney’s fees.
Bid Tabulations shall be posted in the Operations Reception area at 925 Center Street, Green Cove Springs, Florida 32043, after the intended recommendation is announced on or about four (4) days after the bid opening. The Bid Tabulation will remain posted for a minimum period of 96 hours.
David Broskie, Superintendent
Clay County District Schools

Legal 43915 Published 11/17/2022, 11/24/2022, and 12/1/2022 in Clay County's Clay Today newspaper

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