BICS Bid Request


Project Identification
Addition and remodeling work to Beaver Island Community School .

Project Description
Notice is hereby given that Beaver Island Community School will receive sealed bids for addition and remodeling work. Any questions regarding these projects can be addressed to
Bret Kronlein at BETA Design (616) 235-6220 .

Types of Bids Required
This project will be constructed under a general contract with bids received on a lump sum basis.

Receipt of Bids
Bids shall be addressed to and will be received until the following date and time:
TO: Beaver Island Community School
37895 King's Highway
Beaver Island, MI 49782
ATTN: Kitty McNamara, Superintendent
DATE: Tuesday, March 25, 2008
TIME: 4:00 p.m . local time with bids to be read aloud at that time

All bids will be received at place, date and time noted above and will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after such time will be returned to the respective Bidder, unopened.

Examination and Procurement of Documents
Bidding Documents can be examined at the following locations:
BETA Design
70 Ionia Avenue, SW, Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Builders Exchange of Northwest Michigan
1373 Barlow Street, Suite #4
Traverse City, MI 49686
Builders Exchange of Northwest MI
1373 Barlow Street, Suite #4
Traverse City, MI 49686
Marquette Builders Exchange
1229 West Washington
Marquette, MI 49855
Northeastern Michigan Plan Room
1100 North Bagley
Alpena, MI 49707
Tri-City Builders Exchange
334 South Water Street
Saginaw, MI 48607
Builders Exchange of Grand Rapids
4461 Cascade Road, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Builder Exchange of Lansing and Central Michigan
1240 East Saginaw Street
Lansing, MI 48906
Builders Exchange of Kalamazoo
3431 East Kilgore Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49001-5513
McGraw Hill Construction Dodge
2521 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48912
Construction News Service
1793 R. West Berends Drive, SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49509-4993

Complete sets of Bidding Documents will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, March 4, 2008 from Traverse Reproduction and Supply, Telephone (231) 947-6284 . No partial sets will be issued.

Pre-Bid walk-thru will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at 2:00 p.m . at Beaver Island Community School to review the project and answer questions. Attendance MANDATORY for General Contractors and strongly suggested for subcontractors.

Bid Requirements
No bidder may withdraw bid within 90 days after opening thereof. Bidders shall furnish a 5% Bid Bond (or Certified Check), made payable to: Beaver Island Community School . Bond shall Accompany sealed proposal.

Success bidder(s) shall be required to furnish 100% Labor and Material Bond and 100% Performance Bond.

Prevailing wages are required for this project.

Right to Reject Bids
As required by State Law (P.A. 232 of 2004), all proposals/bids must be accompanied by a sworn and notarized statement disclosing any familial relationship that exists between the
Owner or any employee of the bidder and any member of the Beaver Island Community School's Board or the Superintendent of the School District. The Board will not accept a bid that does not include this sworn and notarized statement.

Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any and all bids, or to award any Contract to other than the low bidder, should it be deemed in his best interest to do so.

Kitty McNamara