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Sealed Proposals for the EDS Remodeling Project at the Hector International Airport, Municipal Airport Authority, Fargo, North Dakota, will be received by Shawn Dobberstein, Executive Director, Municipal Airport Authority, until 10:30 am local time, Tuesday, March 27, 2007, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

Bids must be delivered before the time and date indicated above to Municipal Airport Authority Office, 2nd Floor, Westside Terminal Building of Hector International Airport, Fargo, North Dakota, where they will be reviewed.

There will be a Pre-Bid Meeting at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 15th in the Municipal Airport Authority Board Room, 2nd floor west side of the terminal building. The project will consist of selective interior demolition, new steel stud and sheet rock walls, HM doors and frames, acoustical ceiling, carpet and painting. Also included will be coiling fire doors, baggage conveyor equipment and electrical construction.

All Bids shall be in accordance with Bidding Documents prepared by T.L. Stroh Architects, Ltd, 313 NP Avenue, Fargo, North Dakota.

Bidding Documents may be examined at the following locations until Bid opening time: T.L. Stroh Architects, Ltd, Fargo, ND Builders Exchanges: ND Builders Exchanges in Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck, Dickinson, Minot MN Builders Exchanges in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth Reed Construction Data, Norcross, Georgia McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge, Minneapolis, MN

Bidding Documents may be obtained from Architect by the prime Bidders only. $100.00 plan deposit is required.

Bids shall be upon the basis of cash payment for: EDS Remodeling at the Hector International Airport.

Partial sets of Bidding Documents may be obtained from Architect only if specific sheet and section numbers desired are included with request. Charges for partial sets will be $4.25 for each Drawing sheet and $.35 for each Specification sheet. No refund will be made for partial sets of Bidding Documents. Completeness and adequacy of the list of documents requested shall be the responsibility of person making request. Addenda will not be submitted to those receiving partial sets of Bidding Documents.

As per the ND Century Code 48-01.105 #3, “That each bid must be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bidder’s bond in a sum equal to five percent of the full amount of the bid, executed by the bidder as principal and by a surety, conditioned that if the principal’s bid is accepted and the contract awarded to the principal, the principal, within ten days after notice of award, shall execute a contract in accordance with the terms of the bid and a contractor’s bond as required by law and the regulations and determinations of the governing body.”

No bids will be read or considered which do not fully comply with the North Dakota bond and license requirements. In compliance with Section 43-07-12 of the North Dakota Century Code, each contractor submitting a bid must have a copy of his North Dakota contractor’s license or certificate of renewal thereof, issued by the Secretary of State enclosed in the bid bond envelope; must be licensed for the highest amount of his total bid combination including add alternates; and such license must have been in effect at least 10 days prior to the bid opening. No bid will be read or considered which does not fully comply with the provisions herein as to bonds and licenses, and any deficient bid submitted will be resealed and returned to bidder immediately.

All contracts awarded shall comply with applicable statutes and Federal regulations, including but not necessarily limited to, the following: 1) Equal Employment Opportunity, 2) Copeland “Anti-Kickback” Act, 3) Contract Work House and Safety Standard Act, 4) Right to Inventions made under a Contract or Agreement, 5) Clean Air Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 6) Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment, and 7) Debarment and Suspension.

Bid security shall be made payable to the Municipal Airport Authority, Fargo, North Dakota.

Bid security of two lowest Bidders will be retained until Contract has been awarded and executed, but not longer than 60 days.

Required Labor and EEO Provisions:

1.     The successful bidder will be required to comply with all applicable Federal Labor Laws, including the minimum wage rates decision of the United States Department of Labor which are contained in the advertised specifications.

2.     Bidders and sub-bidders are required to comply with Title 29, Code of Federal Regulations (1518, 36 F.R. 7340) promulgated by the United State Secretary of Labor, in accordance with Section 107 of the contract work hours and safety standards act, (82 Stat. 96) not requiring any laborer or mechanic to work in surrounding or under working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to their health and safety.

3.     The Municipal Airport Authority, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 200d to 200d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Non- discrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the ground of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

4.     A Contractor having 50 or more employees who may be awarded a contract of $50,000 or more and subcontractors having 50 or more employees and who may be awarded a subcontract of $50,000 or more will be required to maintain an affirmative action program, the standards for which are contained in the advertised specifications (41 CFR 60-1.40).

5.     Contractor will be required to submit a certification of nonsegregated facilities from all subcontractor for subcontracts exceeding $10,000.

6.     Contractor are subject to the Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity (Executive Order 11246, as amended), provisions of which are contained in the advertised specifications.

7.     The Municipal Airport Authority has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The Municipal Airport Authority has received Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, the Municipal Airport Authority has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26.

8.     It is the policy of the Sponsor to ensure the DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts. It is also the policy: A. To ensure nondiscrimination in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts. B. To create a level playing field on which DBEs can complete fairly for DOT assisted contracts. C. To ensure that the DBE Program is narrowly tailored in accordance with applicable law. D. To ensure that only firms that fully meet 49 CFR Part 26 eligibility standards are permitted to participate as DBEs. E. To help remove barriers to the participation of DBEs in DOT assisted contracts. F. To assist the development of firms that can compete successfully in the marketplace outside of the BDE Program.

9.     The DBE Program shall apply to Project No. 3-38-0017-32 and for PFC Project 07.

10.     The Municipal Airport Authority has an overall goal of 5.11%. The overall goal is 0% race neutral and 5.11% race conscious. The DBE contract goal for this project is 5.11%.

11.     The apparent low bidder will be required to submit DBE participation information to Municipal Airport Authority and the award of the contract will be conditioned upon satisfaction of the requirements established by Municipal Airport Authority.

12.     The Bidder/proposer shall make good faith efforts, as defined in Appendix A of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, to subcontract to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals (DBEs). In the event that the bidder for this solicitation qualifies as a DBE, the contract goal shall be deemed to have been met. Individuals who are rebuttably presumed to be socially and economically disadvantaged include women, Black Americans Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, and Asian-Indian Americans. All competitors will be required to submit information concerning the DBEs that will participate in the contract. The information will include: (1) the name and address of each DBE; (2) a description of the work to be performed by each named firm; and (3) the dollar value of the work of the contract. If the bidder fails to achieve the contract goal stated herein, it will be required to provide documentation demonstrating that it made good faith efforts in attempting to do so. The bidder shall submit forms A and B contained in Section 00490, Utilization of Disadvantaged Business Enterprise, with their bid.

13.     Contractors are submit to the provisions of 49 CFR Part 30, Denial of Public Works Contracts to Suppliers of Goods and Services of Countries That Deny Procurement Market Access to U.S. Contractors.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all Bids and to waive informalities therein.


Municipal Airport Authority Fargo, ND

By: Mr. Shawn A. Dobberstein Executive Director


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