Request for Bids: Window Replacement Project at Cahill Commons Senior Housing

Scope of Project

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Director of Housing Finance & Development, Dakota County CDA, until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at the office of Dakota County Community Development Agency, 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, MN  55123; at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud for the furnishing of all labor and materials for the Window Replacement Project at Cahill Commons Senior Housing: 5840 Cahill Ave., Inver Grove Heights MN 55076.

Bids received after this time and date will be rejected.  No telephone, email or fax bids will be accepted. Bids shall be on the forms provided for this purpose and according to the Bidding Documents prepared by Dakota County CDA.  Bids shall be directed to the Project Manager, securely sealed and endorsed upon the outside wrapper, with the Project Title and Bid Due Date. Bids will be opened publicly and read aloud.  A bid tabulation will be furnished to the Bidders.  Bids shall be addressed to:

Cahill Commons: Window Replacement Project-Public Bid
c/o Dakota County CDA, 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, MN 55123
Attn: Troy Blakestad

Interested bidders can contact Troy Blakestad @ 651-675-4475 of the Dakota County CDA to obtain bid documents and receive more information regarding this project.

There will be a mandatory project walk through at Cahill Commons on Monday, July 19th at 10:00 a.m. Attendance of this walkthrough is required; failure to attend will result in a disqualified bid.

This Project will be subject to Minnesota Statutes 2019, section 16C.285 (the Responsible Contractor’s Act) and therefore require a Verification of Compliance form included with the bid.

Bid security in the amount of 5% of the bid must accompany each bid in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders. Any bid not including a bid security will be considered disqualified. Only a bond issued by a Surety, cashier’s check or certified check will be accepted. Payment and Performance Bonds will also be required of the awarded party.

The CDA hereby notifies all bidders that in regard to any Contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (D.M.E.) will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids and / or proposals and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, or national origin.

The Dakota County CDA reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities therein and to award the Contract in the best interest of the CDA.

Troy Blakestad, Capital Projects Manager, Dakota County CDA