Notice to Bidders

Please read the information below. Notice to Bidders for Greater Regional's Loading Dock.

**UPDATE 4/18/18**

There has been two addendums to the Loading Dock and the public bidding will now take place on 5/10/2018 at 2:00 PM at Greater Regional Medical Center MAP Conference Room please refer to the addendums at this website and MBI’s Plan Room


Sealed proposals will be received by the Facilities Director, Matthew Buck, at Greater Regional Medical Center (the “Hospital”) 1700 West Townline, Creston, IA on the 19th day of April, 2018 at 10:00 AM and opened at 10:05 AM the same day in the Conference Room on the 1st Floor of the Medical Arts Plaza Conference Room for furnishing all labor, materials, and equipment for any and all Bid Packages.  Pre-mailed in bids may be sent to attention: Jessica Duncan 1700 West Townline Street Creston, Iowa 50801. The proposals will be presented to and considered by the Board of Trustees of the Hospital during a special meeting at 6:15PM at Greater Regional Medical Center Medical Arts Plaza (MAP) Conference Room on April 23rd, 2018.  Such proposals received will be acted upon at such time and place or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 4/10/2018 at 10:00AM in the Medical Arts Plaza Conference Room, Greater Regional Medical Center, 1700 West Townline, Creston, IA 50801.


DESCRIPTION:  The Project consists of the addition of a Loading Dock and Covered Trash Area.  This work shall include footings, foundations, masonry, sitework, steel, roofing, drywall, metal studs, fire sprinklers, electrical and lighting, plumbing, mechanical, painting, flooring, wall protection, doors, and frames, fire stopping materials, and construction specialties per the specifications & construction documents.  This work is coordinated with the Owner.

The anticipated construction start for these packages is June 1, 2018.

All WORK and materials are to be in strict compliance with DRAWINGS and SPECIFICATIONS prepared by ACI/Boland, Inc of Kansas City, MO and W.L. Cassell & Associates of Kansas City, MO and Bob D. Campbell & Co. of Kansas City, MO and Garden & Associates, LTD.

All BIDS must be filed in said office on or before the time herein set, on forms furnished by the Owner and must be enclosed in a separate sealed envelope and plainly identified.  Each BID shall be accompanied by 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 BID.  If BID BOND is submitted it must be on the AIA A310 Bid Bond Document.  The certified check, cashier’s check or certified credit union share draft shall be drawn on a bank in Iowa, a bank chartered under the laws of the United States of America, or said certified share draft shall be drawn on a credit union in Iowa or chartered under the laws of the United States and payable to the Treasure of the OWNER as security that if awarded a contract, the BIDDER will enter into a contract at the prices BID and furnish the required PERFORMANCE and PAYMENT BONDS and Certificate of Insurance.  The certified check, cashier’s check or certified share draft may be cashed, or the BID BOND forfeited, and the proceeds retained as liquidated damages if the BIDDER fails to execute a contract or file acceptable PERFORMACE AND PAYMENT BONDS or provide an acceptable Certificate of Insurance within ten (10) days after the acceptance of said BID by resolution of the Board of Trustees.  No BIDDER may withdraw a BID within sixty (60) days after the date set for opening BIDS.

Payment of the said WORK will be made via check Payment will be made in monthly estimates and one final payment.  Payment for the WORK completed during the preceding calendar month will be determined by the Engineer/Architect pursuant to the GENERAL CONDITIONS and in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 573 Code of Iowa.  Upon acceptance by the OWNER, the final payment will be issued on the balance found to be due the CONTRACTOR, including the retained percentages, but except such sums as may be lawfully retained by the OWNER, and shall not be paid to the CONTRATOR any earlier than thirty-one (31) days after the OWNER’S Final Acceptance of the WORK.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The Owner reserves the right to request qualification forms before issuing documents or before Contract is awarded, and to further reject any or all proposals or to waive technicalities or irregularities and to accept any bid which will best serve the interests of the Owner.  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 extend lawfully required under Iowa Statues, providing that the award of the CONTRACT will be made to the lowest responsible BIDDER submitting the lowest acceptable BID, which shall be without regard to state or local law whereby preference is given on factors other than the amount of the BID.

BIDS may be made on any or all Bid Packages.

Bidding documents may be obtained from Action Reprographics, 5037 NE 14th St., Des Moines, IA  50313 (phone) 515-288-2146, upon deposit of the sum of one hundred twenty five dollars ($125.00).  This deposit will be refunded upon return of the bidding documents in good condition within thirty days after receipt of bids.  MBI plan deposit cards are also and acceptable method for deposit of documents.  Include a nonrefundable check in the in the amount of eighteen dollars ($18.00) for plans to be shipped.

Bidding documents may be examined at:

Greater Regional Medical Center                       

1700 Townline                          

Creston, IA 50801                                             


Construction Update Plan Room

24N 9th Street, Suite A

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

(515) 955-5500

Construction Update Plan Room @ ISqft

221 Park Street

Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 288-8904                         

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for satisfactory Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond in the amount of 100% of the Contract Price.  Bond to be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Board of Trustees of Greater Regional Medical Center.

The Notice to Proceed will be issued following acceptance of the executed Contract by the successful Bidder and the requisite Performance Bond and Labor and Material Payment Bond and insurance certificates, and a determination by the OWNER that it has secured permanent financing for the Project.  All work for this package shall be completed within the given schedule.