Invitation to Bid - AS#15-02

INVITATION FOR BIDS
Mechanical Equipment Pre-Purchase
AS #15-02

Sealed bids will be received by Northland Pioneer College until Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. local time, for Mechanical Equipment Pre-Purchase, Northland Pioneer College, Blunk Building on the Little Colorado Campus, Winslow, Arizona and Whiteriver Center, 720 S. Chief Avenue, Whiteriver Arizona.

Bids must be received at the Northland Pioneer College Administrative Services Office, 2251 E. Navajo Boulevard, Holbrook, Arizona.

Bids must be on a Lump Sum basis.

Bidding Documents, specifications will be available after Thursday, July 10, 2014 and may, by appointment only, be examined at, but not removed from, the District Maintenance Office of Northland Pioneer College, 102 N. First Avenue, Holbrook, Arizona. To make an appointment call David Huish, Director of Facilities and Transportation at (928) 524-7691 or (928) 205-1163. Bidding Documents, specifications are also available at Perkinson Reprographics, Inc. 735 E. Brill Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006 (602) 393-4242.

Bidding Documents, listed as “NPC AS#15-02, Mechanical Equipment Pre-Purchase,” specifications also will be available for downloading at  http://priplans.com/public.php  after Thursday, July 10, 2014. Costs for downloading files will be paid by the Bidder. Addendum will only be issued through the same website. Notifications will be made via email to plan holders who have ordered documents for this project through the website. Hard copies of Bidding Documents may also be ordered through the website. Printing and shipping costs will be paid by the Bidder.

Each Bid submitted shall be sealed and plainly marked "Northland Pioneer College, Bid Identification No. AS #15-02, Mechanical Equipment Pre-Purchase." All Bids shall be mailed or delivered to the District Office address above.

Bids will be opened on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 2:15 P.M. local time at Northland Pioneer College District Office, 2251 E. Navajo Boulevard, Holbrook, Arizona, in the presence of three persons, including one or more college officials.

The Owner will hold a Pre-Bid Conference at the Learning Center, Little Colorado Campus, 1400 E. Third Street, Winslow, Arizona 86047 at 9:00 A.M. local time on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Attendance at this Conference by prospective Bidders is mandatory. The purpose of this conference is to answer any questions related to the Contract Documents. Representatives of the Owner and Architect will be present.

A certified check, or cashier's check or surety bond for ten percent (10%) of the amount of bid, must accompany each proposal, as a guarantee that the Contractor will enter into a contract to perform the proposal in accordance with the specifications or as liquidated damages in the event of failure or refusal of the Contractor to enter into the contract. Checks or bonds will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders, and to the successful bidder upon the execution of a satisfactory bond and contract, as prescribed by Arizona Revised Statutes.

The Contractor to whom the contract is awarded shall, after receipt of Notice of Intent to Award, furnish to the Owner a satisfactory performance and payment bond in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the full amount of the proposal, such bond not to be expressly limited as to time in which action may be instituted against the surety company for possible nonperformance of the Contractor. Bonds must be from a corporate surety company licensed to issue surety bonds in the State of Arizona. Individual sureties will not be accepted.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive or decline to waive irregularities in any bid, or to withhold the award for any reason it may determine, and also reserves the right to hold any or all bids for a period of 30 days after the date of the opening thereof. No bidder may withdraw a bid during this 30-day period. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Owner at (928) 205-1163.

Northland Pioneer College
V. Blaine Hatch,
Vice President for Administrative Services
2251 E. Navajo Boulevard
Holbrook, Arizona 86025

Posted to this website, July 8, 2014
Published Tribune-News, July 23 and July 30, 2014
Published White Mountain Independent, July 18  and July 25, 2014
Published Arizona Capitol Times, July 25 and August 1, 2014