Invitation to Bid #12-11–MB
ICE INTERIOR FIT OUT PROJECT
The County of Berks is accepting sealed bids from qualified bidders for providing all labor, materials, equipment, superintendence and appurtenances to rehabilitate the Community Re-Entry Center building infrastructure and repurpose all designated areas into residential, programming and office areas for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Family Shelter Program in compliance with any and all applicable local and state/federal building codes and Dept. of Public Welfare (DPW) requirements including Chapter 3088 Child Residential and Day Treatment Facilities.
Bids will be accepted by the County, c/o County Controller, Berks County Services Center, 633 Court Street, 12th Floor, Reading, PA, 19601, until 1:00 PM, Thursday, August 16, 2012. Bids to be publicly opened and read immediately thereafter in the Commissioners’ Board Room, Berks County Services Center, 13th Floor, 633 Court Street, Reading, PA 19601.
Each bid must be accompanied by bid security in the amount and form specified in the Invitation to Bid (ITB) package. Those contractors wishing to bid on multiple prime contracts shall submit separate paperwork for each bid including bid form, bid bond, etc. The bid includes General Construction, Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Prime contracts.
A pre-bid conference will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 in the Berks Heim Annex, CRC Conference Room, 1st Floor, 1040 Berks Road, Leesport, PA beginning promptly at 10:00 AM.
Attention is called to the fact that not less than a minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Contract Documents must be paid on this project, and the employees and applicants for employment shall not be discriminated against because of their race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap.
The Contract is subject to the requirements for affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity (Executive Order 11246).
Bidders may download the ITB package from the Architect’s website, www.mksdarchitects.com for no fee. Bidding documents will be available for download starting on Thursday, July 19, 2012. If Bidders require hardcopies of the documents, please contact Print-O-Stat, 1045 Union Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18109, 610-437-0797. Contractor will be responsible to make payment to Print-O-Stat for project documents directly. Bidding documents are available for examination at MKSD, LLC., 1209 Hausman Road, Suite A, Allentown, PA 18104, and F.W. Dodge, Division of McGraw Hill, http://construction.com/projectcenter/, Reed Construction Data, www.reedconstructiondata.com; Mid Atlantic BX, www.midatlanticbx.com; and Building Industries Exchange, www.readingbie.com. The documents are for review only and may not be removed from the premises.
The County reserves the right to reject any or all bids or any part thereof and/or waive any informality in any bid received when such action is in the best interest of the County.
Kelly A. Laubach, CPPB
Director, Contracts & Procurement
To download bid documents, please fill out the form by clicking on the “download bid documents” link below. You will receive an email with a link to download a zip file containing the bid documents.