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SCHOOL DISTRICT OF MENOMONIE AREA: Ad for Pre-Qualification of Contractors

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 11:20pm

Advertisement for Pre-Qualification of Contractors
The School District of the Menomonie Area will accept proposals for the pre-qualification of contractors for the following projects in Menomonie, Wisconsin:
Project
Menomonie High School Remodeling and Addition SDS Project No. 1315
River Heights Elementary School Remodeling and Addition SDS Project No. 1316
Downsville Elementary School Remodeling SDS Project No. 1319
Owner
School District of the Menomonie Area
215 Pine Avenue NE
Menomonie, WI 54751
Architect
SDS Architects, Inc.
7 South Dewey Street
Eau Claire, WI 54701
Project Description
Menomonie High School – Project will include a 32,000 gsf addition, 40,000 gsf of
extensive remodeling, 25,000 gsf of moderate remodeling and minor remodeling in other
parts of the building. The project will also include site work immediately around the addition.
Estimated construction cost is $20,000,000.
River Heights Elementary – Project will include a 1,500 gsf addition and 20,000 gsf of
extensive remodeling and minor remodeling in other parts of the building. Estimated
construction cost is $5,500,000.
Downsville Elementary – Project will include remodeling of the existing building which
will include new toilet rooms, office, service kitchen and HVAC system. Estimated
construction cost is $1,100,000.
Proposed Schedule
The River Heights and Downsville projects involve remodeling during the summer of 2014.
Maintenance of this aggressive schedule is extremely critical to school operations. The High
School project will extend over two summers and will require work through the 2014-2015
school year. The proposed schedule milestone dates are:
• Contract Award: February 2014
• Start Building Additions: Mid- April, 2014
• Start Remodeling: June 10, 2014
• Project Completion (owner occupancy): Late August 2014 – River Heights and Downsville
• Project Completion (owner occupancy): Late August 2015 – Menomonie High School
Proposal Requirements
Pre-qualification of contractors will be used for the general contractors, and the following
trades:
• Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
• Electrical
To obtain a submittal packet, please contact Connie Johnson, SDS Architects, at 715-832-1605, or email cjohnson@sdsarch.com.
To be considered, interested contractors must submit a full and complete, notarized packet to Mike Meyers by 2:00 p.m., November 6, 2013. Late proposals will be returned unopened.
The School District of the Menomonie Area reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, and to waive any minor irregularities.
Contractors determined to be qualified to bid the project will be notified after the proposals are reviewed, and listed in the Project Manual as approved contractors.
Single, prime bids based on a stipulated sum, will be accepted from pre-qualified general contractors only. Bids will be accepted for each individual project or combined bids to include all three. Pre-qualified general contractors will be required to utilize subcontractor bids for HVAC and Electrical work from the list of Approved Subcontractors in these disciplines.
Specific project requirements will be included in the Invitation to Bid and Construction Documents which are expected to be issued to qualified contractors in January 2014. The bid date is expected to be in February 2014.
Questions regarding this project, or the pre-qualification process, may be directed to Tom Twohig, SDS Architects, 715-832-1605.
____________________________________________________________________ (Pub. 10/24/13) WNAXLP